Learning to be scientists via a virtual field trip (demonstration)

Deborah Richards, Michael J. Jacobson, Meredith Taylor, Anne Newstead, Charlotte Taylor, John Porte, Iwan Kelaiah, Nader Hanna

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Abstract

We have developed the virtual world of Omosa in which school students can learn what scientists do by doing it themselves. In Omosa students are able to observe, collect data and interact with a number of intelligent virtual human and animal agents.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAAMAS 2012
Subtitle of host publicationproceedings of the 11th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems : 4-8 June 2012, Valencia, Spain
EditorsWiebe van der Hoek, Lin Padgham, Vincent Conitzer, Michael Winikoff
Place of PublicationNew York, NY
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Pages1463-1464
Number of pages2
Volume3
ISBN (Print)9780981738116
Publication statusPublished - 2012
EventInternational Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (11th : 2012) - Valencia, Spain
Duration: 4 Jun 20128 Jun 2012

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (11th : 2012)
CityValencia, Spain
Period4/06/128/06/12

Keywords

  • Agents
  • artificial life
  • boids
  • educational virtual worlds
  • biology education
  • science inquiry

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