Science Education Enhancement within a Museum using Computer-human Interaction Technology

Haruya Tamaki, Tsugunosuke Sakai, Ryuichi Yoshida, Ryohei Egusa, Shigenori Inagaki, Etsuji Yamaguchi, Fusako Kusunoki, Miki Namatame, Masanori Sugimoto, Hiroshi Mizoguchi

Abstract

We are developing an immersive learning support system for paleontological environments in museums. The system measures the physical movement of the learner using a Kinect sensor, and provides a sense of immersion in the paleontological environment by adapting the surroundings according to these movements. As the first step toward realizing an immersive learning support system for museums, Yoshida et al. developed and evaluated a prototype system. However, their system cannot learn about certain paleontological features such as the names of extinct animals and their characteristics. Therefore, we developed an improved version of this system that allows for an enriched knowledge of paleontological environments, focusing in particular on extinct animals and plants and the ecological environment. Here, we evaluate the system’s learning assistant and immersive features insofar as they are directed toward children in primary school. This paper summarizes the current system and describes the evaluation results.

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Tamaki H., Sakai T., Yoshida R., Egusa R., Inagaki S., Yamaguchi E., Kusunoki F., Namatame M., Sugimoto M. and Mizoguchi H. (2016). Science Education Enhancement within a Museum using Computer-human Interaction Technology . In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-758-179-3, pages 181-185. DOI: 10.5220/0005901401810185


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@conference{csedu16,
author={Haruya Tamaki and Tsugunosuke Sakai and Ryuichi Yoshida and Ryohei Egusa and Shigenori Inagaki and Etsuji Yamaguchi and Fusako Kusunoki and Miki Namatame and Masanori Sugimoto and Hiroshi Mizoguchi},
title={Science Education Enhancement within a Museum using Computer-human Interaction Technology},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,},
year={2016},
pages={181-185},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005901401810185},
isbn={978-989-758-179-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,
TI - Science Education Enhancement within a Museum using Computer-human Interaction Technology
SN - 978-989-758-179-3
AU - Tamaki H.
AU - Sakai T.
AU - Yoshida R.
AU - Egusa R.
AU - Inagaki S.
AU - Yamaguchi E.
AU - Kusunoki F.
AU - Namatame M.
AU - Sugimoto M.
AU - Mizoguchi H.
PY - 2016
SP - 181
EP - 185
DO - 10.5220/0005901401810185