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dc.contributor.authorLui, Michelle
dc.contributor.authorSlotta, James D.
dc.date.accessioned2018-05-21T22:08:50Z
dc.date.accessioned2019-01-22T19:42:32Z-
dc.date.available2018-05-21T22:08:50Z
dc.date.available2019-01-22T19:42:32Z-
dc.date.issued2014-06
dc.identifier.citationLui, M. & Slotta, J. D. (2014). Collective Immersive Simulations: A New Approach to Learning and Instruction of Complex Biology Topics. In Joseph L. Polman, Eleni A. Kyza, D. Kevin O'Neill, Iris Tabak, William R. Penuel, A. Susan Jurow, Kevin O'Connor, Tiffany Lee, and Laura D'Amico (Eds.). Learning and Becoming in Practice: The International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2014. Volume 1. Colorado, CO: International Society of the Learning Sciences, pp. 301-308.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://doi.dx.org/10.22318/icls2014.301
dc.identifier.urihttps://repository.isls.org//handle/1/1127-
dc.description.abstractThis paper presents the design of an immersive simulation and collective inquiry activity for exploring evolutionary concepts in a Grade 11 Biology course. Researchers and a high school science teacher co-designed a curriculum around a room-sized simulation of a rainforest. Using several large displays stitched together on each wall of the room, we created an immersive rainforest environment in which students worked collaboratively as "field researchers" to observe changes in life forms over two hundred million years and gathered evidence of evolution. The complex sequence of student interactions within the EvoRoom environment, as well as all materials, including large immersive displays, aggregated visualizations, and tablet applications were carefully designed as short inquiry activities that complemented the broader curriculum. This paper presents our designs over two iterations in terms of several key features that enhanced students' collective immersive experience and learning of evolutionary biology.en_US
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dc.publisherBoulder, CO: International Society of the Learning Sciencesen_US
dc.titleCollective Immersive Simulations: A New Approach to Learning and Instruction of Complex Biology Topicsen_US
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