Virtual and augmented reality as cognitive tools for learning

Virtual reality (VR) and Augmented realty (AR) technologies have the potential to radically augment human cognitive abilities. This paper explores four central concepts of the applications of VR and AR as cognitive tools for learning. First, the current state of VR and AR technologies, their evolution and applications are reviewed. Second, the role of cognitive…

Open badges in online learning environments

Student engagement is both a ubiquitous and broadly defined term in education. Engagement is the ‘conceptual glue’ that connects student agency, social influences, organizational structures, and school culture. Of particular interest to the work presented in this paper, is how engagement and agency are interrelated, and the role of this relationship in online learning –…

Integrating ipads: Perspectives and possibilities in a high school ELA context

Elbert, J., Code, J. & Irvine, V. (2013). Integrating ipads: Perspectives and possibilities in a high school ELA context. In J. Herrington et al. (Eds.), Proceeding of the world conference on educational multimedia, hypermedia and telecommunications (pp. 1739-1742). Victoria, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). (SA)

Visualizing learning analytics: Designing a roadmap for student success

Alabi, H. & Code, J. (2013). Visualizing learning analytics: Designing a roadmap for student success. In J. Herrington et al. (Eds.), Proceeding of the world conference on educational multimedia, hypermedia and telecommunications (pp. 951-959). Victoria, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). (SA)

Multi-access learning: Increasing flexibility and choice for on-campus and remote students

Irvine, V., Lee, M., Code, J. & Richards, L. (2013). Multi-access learning: Increasing flexibility and choice for on-campus and remote students. In J. Herrington et al. (Eds.), Proceeding of the world conference on educational multimedia, hypermedia and telecommunications (pp. 840-845). Victoria, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). (CA)

Student perceptions of immersive virtual environments for the meaningful assessment of learning

Code, J., Clarke-Midura, J., Zap, N. & Dede, C. (2011). Student perceptions of immersive virtual environments for the meaningful assessment of learning. In T. Bastiaens & M. Ebner (Eds.), Proceedings of world conference on educational multimedia, hypermedia and telecommunications (pp. 358-367). Lisbon, Portugal: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). (FA)

Education in the third dimension: 3D stereoscopics as a cognitive tool for learning

Zap, N. & Code, J. (2011). Education in the third dimension: 3D stereoscopics as a cognitive tool for learning. In T. Bastiaens & M. Ebner (Eds), Proceedings of world conference on educational multimedia, hypermedia and telecommunications (pp. 3718-3727). Lisbon, Portugal: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). (SA)