Multisensory Immersion as a Modeling Environment for Learning Complex Scientific Concepts
C. Dede, M. Salzman, B. Loftin, D. Sprague 1999 In W. Feurzeig and N. Roberts (eds.), Computer Modeling and Simulation in Science Education, New York: Springer-Verlag p282-319
This article explores the strengths and limits for learning of various types of VR (virtual reality) modeling. Previous research shows that such immersive, multisensory experiences enhance students' abilities to conceptualize and integrate complex, abstract scientific ideas.