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Mixed Realities: Human Interaction Technologies


Rolf, DP, Mixed Realities: Human Interaction Technologies, Technologies for Enhancing Pedagogy, Engagement and Empowerment in Education: Creative Learning-Friendly Environments, Information Science reference (an imprint of IGI Global), Le, Thao, Le, Quynh (ed), Hershey, PA United States, pp. 209-216. ISBN 978-1-61350-074-3 (2011) [Other Book Chapter]

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Teaching with technological support brings its own set of problems, some of them technical and others social in nature. Familiarity with specific technology can enhance the teacher‟s, the practicing professional‟s and the student‟s experience, otherwise each will face a potentially steep learning curve before being able to achieve the best outcomes. We live in a time of rapid technical advancement bringing us new and ever more exciting opportunities at ever decreasing cost. In this chapter the authors will look at technologies which present opportunities in the virtuality continuum, from the ubiquitous mobile phone to more specialized augmented and mixed reality systems. They show examples from various fields of endeavor in an attempt to whet the appetite of those interested in new and innovative approaches to training and education.

Item Details

Item Type:Other Book Chapter
Research Division:Information and Computing Sciences
Research Group:Other information and computing sciences
Research Field:Other information and computing sciences not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Information and Communication Services
Objective Group:Media services
Objective Field:Media services not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Rolf, DP (Dr Daniel Rolf)
ID Code:74402
Year Published:2011
Deposited By:Information and Communication Technology
Deposited On:2011-11-29
Last Modified:2012-02-29

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