The gain and pain in taking the pilot seat: learning dynamics in a non immersive virtual solar system

@article{Gazit2006TheGA,
  title={The gain and pain in taking the pilot seat: learning dynamics in a non immersive virtual solar system},
  author={Elhanan Gazit and Yoav Yosef Yair and David Chen},
  journal={Virtual Reality},
  year={2006},
  volume={10},
  pages={271-282}
}
This study describes and analyzes the learning interactions of nine high-school students’ free exploration of a virtual solar system (VSS). The VSS is a non-immersive three dimensional virtual environment based on real NASA planetary images. The computer screen serves as a “spacecraft’s window” for the learner to “fly” between objects, to change the system’s frame of reference and its pace. A systematic analysis of participants’ real-time observable interactions together with what they said… CONTINUE READING
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