SIMULATING CHARACTERS FOR OBSERVATION

A. Albin-Clark, T. L. J. Howard, B. Anderson

Abstract

Observation of young children is common in educational settings but student practitioners have infrequent access so limited amounts of observable activity can ever be captured. We have developed a software application using research-based models of child development to support observations made by pedagogical practitioners. The prototype system – Observation – which we believe is the first to employ 3D interactive computer graphics for visualising early childhood play, is available for download and evaluation.

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in Harvard Style

Albin-Clark A., L. J. Howard T. and Anderson B. (2012). SIMULATING CHARACTERS FOR OBSERVATION . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2012) ISBN 978-989-8565-02-0, pages 501-502. DOI: 10.5220/0003838805010502


in Bibtex Style

@conference{grapp12,
author={A. Albin-Clark and T. L. J. Howard and B. Anderson},
title={SIMULATING CHARACTERS FOR OBSERVATION},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2012)},
year={2012},
pages={501-502},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003838805010502},
isbn={978-989-8565-02-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2012)
TI - SIMULATING CHARACTERS FOR OBSERVATION
SN - 978-989-8565-02-0
AU - Albin-Clark A.
AU - L. J. Howard T.
AU - Anderson B.
PY - 2012
SP - 501
EP - 502
DO - 10.5220/0003838805010502