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International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Vol. 4, No. 4 (December 2009) pp. 403–421
Conversational technologies such as email, chat rooms, and blogs have made the transition from novel communication technologies to powerful tools for learning. Currently virtual worlds are undergoing the same transition. We argue that the next wave...
Educational Media International Vol. 46, No. 4 (December 2009) pp. 267–280
We present a new and innovative interface that allows the learner's body to move freely in a multimodal learning environment. The Situated Multimedia Arts Learning Laboratory ("SMALLab") uses 3D object tracking, real time graphics, and surround...
John Quick; Lisa Tolentino; Philippos Savvides; Elizabeth Berry; William Krause; Wilhelmina Savenye; Mina Johnson; David Birchfield
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 428–432
The unique circumstances that arise from working with autistic students call for the development of innovative learning, evaluation, and assessment methods. The Situated Multimedia Arts Learning Lab's (SMALLab) overarching goal is to build embodied, ...
Journal of Educational Psychology Vol. 106, No. 1 (February 2014) pp. 86–104
These 2 studies investigate the extent to which an Embodied Mixed Reality Learning Environment (EMRELE) can enhance science learning compared to regular classroom instruction. Mixed reality means that physical tangible and digital components were...
Jodi James; Susan Bendix; Jennifer Tsukayama; Harper Piver; Wilhelmina Savenye; Ranga Chilakamarri; Arlene Westphal; Gary Minyard; David Birchfield; Harvey Thornburg
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3558–3563
This paper will focus on the installation of our interactive environment, Smallab, at Herrera School for the Fine Arts in October 2006 and March 2007, and subsequent implementation of innovative pedagogical techniques within this space. At Herrera, ...
Leonard Annetta; Jamie Kirkley; Diane Ketelhut; Philippos Savvides; Lilly Lu; Matt Dunleavy; Greg Jones; Richard Lamb; Marcus Stone; Sonny Kirkley; Mina Johnson-Glenberg; David Birchfield; Walt Heinecke
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 1832–1833
There is growing appreciation across the broader education community that educational three dimensional virtual learning environments are part of the daily lives of citizens. This blurring of the boundaries along with better understandings of...