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A Pedagogical Virtual Machine for Assembling Mobile Robot using Augmented Reality

Alrashidi, Malek and Alzahrani, Ahmed and Gardner, Michael and Callaghan, Vic (2016) A Pedagogical Virtual Machine for Assembling Mobile Robot using Augmented Reality. In: AH '16: Augmented Human International Conference 2016, ? - ?.

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Abstract

In this paper, we propose a pedagogical virtual machine (PVM) model that aims to link physical-object activities with learning objects to reveal the related educational value of the physical objects in question. To examine the proposed method, we present an experiment based on assembling a modularised mobile-robot task called "Buzz-Boards." A between-group design method was chosen for both the experimental and control groups in this study. Participants in the experimental group used an augmented reality application to help them assemble the robot, while the control group took a paper-based approach. 10 students from University of Essex were randomly assigned to each group, for a total of 20 students' participants. The evaluation factors for this study are time completion, a post- Test, cognitive overload, and the learning effectiveness of each method. In overlay, assemblers who used the augmented reality application outperformed the assemblers who use the paper-based approach.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Published proceedings: ACM International Conference Proceeding Series
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mixed Reality; Augmented Reality; Assembling Robot; Buzzboards; Pedagogical Virtual Machine
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health
Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2017 12:47
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2022 00:56
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/18514

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