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Students' Reasoning With Haptic Technologies: A Qualitative Study In The Electromagnetism Domain, Sadhana Balachandran Aug 2016

Students' Reasoning With Haptic Technologies: A Qualitative Study In The Electromagnetism Domain, Sadhana Balachandran

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With abundant applications in the medical training and entertainment industry, haptic technology is slowly making its way into the realm of science education, particularly in conveying abstract and non-visible concepts. Electric field is one such abstract concept. Past studies have shown that learning concepts such as electric fields in a traditional classroom can be quite challenging since students have a hard time visualizing the phenomena and applying its effects to reason. Furthermore, these concepts are the building blocks for more complex concepts such as matter and molecular interactions. Visuo-haptic devices provide a great platform to enable students to visualize and ...


It Summer 2016 Paint & Polish Classroom Technology Status Report, University Of Maine Jan 2016

It Summer 2016 Paint & Polish Classroom Technology Status Report, University Of Maine

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This project involved renovations to existing classrooms during the summer of 2016 across the UMaine Campus. The renovations consisted of facilities work, classroom technology, and infrastructure updates.