External representations in AIED: Multiple forms and multiple roles

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Learning from interactive 3D VR representations: Evaluation issues and challenges

Benjamin Zayas
School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences,
University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9QH, UK. 
Email: benjamz@cogs.susx.ac.uk

Abstract

This paper describes the design decisions made during the development of VEST-Lab, a desktop Virtual Reality (VR) system for safety training in chemistry laboratories. Realism afforded by VR representations and interactivity issues in desktop VR systems are discussed from the point of view of learner-centred design perspective.

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