SIGGRAPH 2004 - The 31st international conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques
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Immersive Visualization in K-12 Education
Thursday, 9:30 - 9:45 am
Room 502B

This presentation reviews prior research of immersive visualization technology for K-12 educational settings and discusses current research, affordable technology and effective strategies to support K-12 education with immersive displays. Open dialog is encouraged among attendees to identify and discuss challenges, solutions, and future directions. Issues discussed include: costs of immersive visualization displays, invasiveness of devices, interactivity, mobility and re-deployability of displays, selecting appropriate content applications, content development, and integration with teachers and curriculum. Also featured: current work at the University of Kentucky Center for Visualization and Virtual Environments using commodity-based, collaboratively rendered environments suitable for educational settings and diverse populations.

Derek C. Eggers
University of Kentucky

Cindy H. Lio
University of Kentucky

Joan M. Mazur
University of Kentucky

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