Publication Type:

Conference Paper

Source:

2nd International Conference on Computer Research and Development, ICCRD 2010, Kuala Lumpur, p.280-284 (2010)

ISBN:

9780769540436

URL:

http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-77955186906&partnerID=40&md5=2aff9aa64919b43e1bc530e4274c8c2b

Keywords:

Apprentices, Curricula, End-user experience, Enhanced graphic, Human computer interaction, ICT for education, Plumbing, simulation, Virtual Curriculum, Virtual environments, Virtual reality, Vocational education, Vocational training

Abstract:

The following paper discusses the development of a virtual media enhanced vocational education curriculum that ultimately aims to reduce the digital and economic divide by targeting the illiterate and neo-literate sectors of India. While the application utilizes enhanced graphics, the end user experiences a simplistic interface. The virtual environment is developed in a modular way, enabling the user to learn methodically and at their own pace. The application's key usability element is that the fully developed virtual media enhanced vocational education curriculum will be web-based, where the user can access the program from any location through the medium of a computer and internet. Such an application has the potential to impart effective vocational training to the masses and at a pace that is at the comfort and pace of individual users. While the following paper discusses a specific application developed to train plumbers, the concept is eneric and can be extended to any vocational training. © 2010 IEEE.

Notes:

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Cite this Research Publication

B. Bhavani, Rajamani, K., Bijlani, K., Dr. Achuthan, K., Sreedha, N., Nithyanandan, V., Rahul, J., and Sheshadri, S., “Virtual media enhanced vocational education curriculum”, in 2nd International Conference on Computer Research and Development, ICCRD 2010, Kuala Lumpur, 2010, pp. 280-284.