Observation-based Inquiry in a Virtual Ambient Environment

Authors: Moher, T., Johnson, A., Cho, Y., Lin, Y.

Publication: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference of the Learning Sciences, Ann Arbor, MI, pp. 238-245

Design rationale and user experience are described for a virtual ambient environment designed to support sixth grade students’ learning of simple co-occurrence relationships and systematic observational skills.

User experience was characterized by enthusiasm, but with significant data loss and navigational difficulties. Design implications and further extensions of virtual ambient environments are suggested.

Date: June 14, 2000 - June 17, 2000

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