publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Pedagogy before Technology: A Design-Based Research Approach to Enhancing Skills Development in Paramedic Science Using Mixed Reality

Cowling, Michael; Birt, James;
Open Access English
  • Published: 29 Jan 2018 Journal: Information (issn: 2078-2489, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
Abstract
In health sciences education, there is growing evidence that simulation improves learners’ safety, competence, and skills, especially when compared to traditional didactic methods or no simulation training. However, this approach to simulation becomes difficult when students are studying at a distance, leading to the need to develop simulations that suit this pedagogical problem and the logistics of this intervention method. This paper describes the use of a design-based research (DBR) methodology, combined with a new model for putting ‘pedagogy before technology’ when approaching these types of education problems, to develop a mixed reality education solution. ...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: pedagogy before technology, design based research, mixed reality, virtual reality, augmented reality, 3D printing, paramedic science education, skills development, Information technology, T58.5-58.64, Information Systems, Mobile phone, Design-based research, Pedagogy, Computer science
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