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Science of Learning & the Virtual Anesthesia Machine - Lecture outline

Facilitator: Ira Fischler, PhD, University of Florida Department of Psychology

  • “Learning with understanding:”  The idea of mental models in psychology and education
  • Some background on multimedia presentations
  • Potential advantages of simulation
  • Transparent reality simulations and understanding
  • Conducting simulation learning outcome studies using as a concrete example the Transparent Reality vs. Opaque Virtual Anesthesia Machine study
  • Bridging abstract and concrete models: Mixed Reality and the Augmented Anesthesia Machine
  • Individual learner differences

Powerpoint file