Developing a networked VRML learning system for health science education in Taiwan

Citation
C. Chou et al., Developing a networked VRML learning system for health science education in Taiwan, INT J ED D, 21(4), 2001, pp. 293-303
Citations number
21
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Education
Journal title
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
ISSN journal
0738-0593 → ACNP
Volume
21
Issue
4
Year of publication
2001
Pages
293 - 303
Database
ISI
SICI code
0738-0593(200107)21:4<293:DANVLS>2.0.ZU;2-J
Abstract
This study discusses applying virtual reality (VR) and Virtual Reality Mode ling Language (VRML) to promote health science education in Taiwan, It firs t describes the needs of health science education in Taiwan, and the advant ages of using computer technology in health science teaching and learning. A networked desktop VR-based system and courseware entitled "Travelling wit h Our Food" were developed for health science learning. The design of the c ourse, the development of the system (platform and software), and expert-ba sed and user-based evaluations are reported. Evaluation results, research i ssues, and possible future work are also discussed. (C) 2001 Elsevier Scien ce Ltd. All rights reserved.