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The Human Brain: A Multimedia Tutorial For The Independent Learner

Hall, Marion; Robinson, David and Anjaneyulu, K. S. R. (1997). The Human Brain: A Multimedia Tutorial For The Independent Learner. In: International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE), 2-6 December 1997, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.

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Abstract

The Human Brain is a multimedia, interactive, computer-based tutorial on the structure and function of the human nervous system. In creating it, we aim to solve a number of problems, both subject specific and general. As a subject, the structure and function of the nervous system is difficult to teach using traditional methods and there is a lack of integration in the teaching of structure and function. More generally, we are concerned with the difficulties of both assessing student understanding of a particular subject and remedying any deficiencies when the student is learning independently. Finally, we hope to resolve the conflict between linear and explorative modes of presentation of material in a teaching system.

Item Type: Conference Item
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetAssociation for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
Not SetNot SetFaculty of Information Technology, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Keywords: brain; nervous system; multimedia; interactive; linear; explorative
Academic Unit/Department: Health and Social Care > Health and Social Care
Science > Environment, Earth and Ecosystems
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
eSTEeM
Biomedical Research Network (BRN)
Item ID: 11691
Depositing User: Marion Hall
Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2008 08:54
Last Modified: 11 Mar 2014 13:56
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/11691
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