Motion Sensor Computing and Learning

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About the benefits of devices like Kinect and Wii and their impact on learning

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Motion Sensor (free form) Computing:

Motion Sensor (free form) Computing Use body movements as the control Examples- Wii , Kinect (includes sound commands), wired gloves Can create “hacks” to develop applications

Uses:

Uses This technology can have the following applications Health and medicine Special Needs Children Exercise Participatory Art Advertising Navigating and exploring digital spaces

Applications in education/training:

Applications in education/training Game Based Learning- increase engagement Reach kinesthetic learners

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Manipulate “objects” for “hands-on” learning

The Kinect Effect:

The Kinect Effect

Resources:

Resources http://www.kinecthacks.net/ http://www.kinecteducation.com/blog/kinect-in-education/ Horizon wiki about GBL- http://k12.wiki.nmc.org/Gesture-Based+Computing Applications of the Kinect - http://radar.oreilly.com/2010/12/dancing-with-kinects-future-in.html Kinect Effect- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_QLguHvACs Glove Demonstration- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JWYTtBjdTE Microsoft’s Kinect for Education Website- http://www.microsoft.com/education/en-us/products/Pages/kinect.aspx

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