Studying Native American Culture in an Immersive Virtual Environment

  title={Studying Native American Culture in an Immersive Virtual Environment},
  author={Guy Hokanson and Otto Borchert and Brian M. Slator and Jeff Terpstra and Jeffrey T. Clark and Lisa M. Daniels and Heather R. Anderson and Aaron Bergstrom and Thomas A. Hanson and John Reber and Dan Reetz and Kari L. Weis and Ryan White and Lauren Williams},
  journal={2008 Eighth IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies},
On-a-slant village was inhabited by the Mandan, a sedentary native north American tribe, up until the late18th century. The on-a-slant "virtual village" has been constructed by the Worldwide Web Instructional Committee at North Dakota State University using archaeological records and other source materials to authenticallyre-create that space with 3D-rendered graphics. The environment now serves as an exploratory, immersive environment for teaching middle-school students about long-ago society… CONTINUE READING
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