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Application of a virtual scientific experiment model in different educational contexts

Pierri, Anna, Tiropanis, Thanassis, Christou, Ioannis, Tsekeridou, Sofia and Vassiliadis, Bill, (2006) Application of a virtual scientific experiment model in different educational contexts Cunningham, P. and Cunningham, M. (eds.) In Exploiting the Knowledge Economy: Issues, Applications and Case Studies. IOS Press. 10 pp.

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Abstract

E-learning practice is continuously using experimentation in order to enhance the basic information transfer model where knowledge is passed from the system/ tutors to the students. Boosting student productivity through on-line experimentation is not simple since many organizational, educational and technological issues need to be dealt with. This work describes the application of a Learning Model for Virtual Scientific Experiments (VSEs) in two different scenarios: Information and Communication Technologies and Physics. As part of the first, a VSE for Wireless Sensor Networks was specified and deployed while the second involved the specification and design of a collaborative VSE for physics experiments. Preliminary implementation and deployment results are also discussed.

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Published date: 2006
Venue - Dates: eChallenges e-2006 Conference, 2006-10-25 - 2006-10-27

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Local EPrints ID: 50023
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/50023
ISBN: 9781586036829
PURE UUID: 7c7656f2-f1a5-4902-bee6-35c32dc73b2c

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Date deposited: 17 Jan 2008
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 14:54

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Author: Anna Pierri
Author: Thanassis Tiropanis
Author: Ioannis Christou
Author: Sofia Tsekeridou
Author: Bill Vassiliadis
Editor: P. Cunningham
Editor: M. Cunningham

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