Immersive virtual reality learning environment : learning decision-making skills in a virtual reality-enhanced learning environment
Yahaya, Ros (2007) Immersive virtual reality learning environment : learning decision-making skills in a virtual reality-enhanced learning environment. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
New advances in computer programming and more powerful technology have opened up new opportunities for learning though immersive virtual reality simulations. This research highlighted the importance of the role of a lecturer in fostering learning in a technology rich learning environment. Undergraduate business studies students worked collectively to try resolve a problem depicted through an immersive simulation involving a burning factory. The simulation provided a rich personal experience that enabled students with lecturer support to generate effective strategies to address the problem.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Watters, James & Nason, Rodney|
|Keywords:||activity theory, blended learning, immersive virtual reality, authentic learning environment, constructivist learning style, situated cognition, cognitive apprenticeship, technology education, business education, university teaching, ICT|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Department:||Faculty of Education|
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright Ros Aizan Yahaya|
|Deposited On:||03 Dec 2008 04:04|
|Last Modified:||03 Mar 2015 05:00|
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