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…

Virtual performance assessment in immersive virtual environments

Code, J., Clarke-Midura, J., Zap, N., & Dede, C. (2012). Virtual performance assessment in immersive virtual environments. In H. Wang (Ed.), Interactivity in e-learning: Cases and frameworks. New York, NY: IGI Publishing (pp. 230-252). New York, NY: IGI Publishing. (FA)

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)