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Mixed Reality Environments as Collaborative and Constructive Learning Spaces for Elementary School Children
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 1034–1039
Learning is an active and collaborative process, where people construct knowledge from their experiences in the world. People construct new knowledge with particular effectiveness when they engage in constructing personally meaningful products, that ...
Learning Biology through the Creative Use of Artistic Digital Media: Constructing Phyconic Control for a Video Installation
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 4044–4053
In this paper, the authors examine why the creative use of artistic digital media is relevant in classroom learning situation. Fifth graders learn about the existing associations between nutrition, their bodies and sense of well-being. In an inter...
Why and what children learn while creating an interactive, non linear Mixed-Reality-Storytelling-Room
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 742–749
The formation of linked thought patterns, the ability of expressing oneself in an artistic and written form, spatial sense and modern media skills based on reflection are effectively promoted if children in schools are taught in such an...