3D and virtual reality resources for effective teaching and learning of science: Practical examples and educational implications

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Abstract

In this paper, we shall introduce an array of 3D and VR technologies which have been employed by the teachers and students of the HKIEd Science Department for developing learning and teaching materials in a wide spectrum of science topics. Furthermore, we will discuss the educational values and effective application of those 3D and/or VR resources in classroom teaching and learning of Science and present some preliminary results from the questionnaire survey on the student-teachers’ receptivity of using those resources and technologies for their future teaching of science. Copyright © 2002 The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Curriculum Development Institute, Education Dept., Hong Kong, Hong Kong Association for Science and Mathematics Education, Hong Kong Association for Design and Technology Education.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationScience technology education: Meeting the Challenges of Education Reform: Science & Technology Education Conference 2002 proceedings
EditorsKenneth S. VOLK , Wing-mui Winnie SO
Place of Publication Hong Kong
PublisherThe Hong Kong Institute of Education, Curriculum Development Institute, Education Dept., Hong Kong, Hong Kong Association for Science and Mathematics Education, Hong Kong Association for Design and Technology Education
Pages288-296
ISBN (Print)9629491125
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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Yeung, Y. Y. (2002). 3D and virtual reality resources for effective teaching and learning of science: Practical examples and educational implications. In K. S. Volk & W.-M. W. So (Eds.), Science technology education: Meeting the Challenges of Education Reform: Science & Technology Education Conference 2002 proceedings (pp. 288-296). Hong Kong: The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Curriculum Development Institute, Education Dept., Hong Kong, Hong Kong Association for Science and Mathematics Education, Hong Kong Association for Design and Technology Education.