Friday, June 5, 2020

2020 #DTA: #VWEDU: A web-based 3D view of the Virginia Museum of Natural History Visit 3DWebWorldz in your browser.


A web-based 3D view of the
Virginia Museum of Natural History
Visit 3DWebWorldz in your browser.

A Virginia high school teacher builds a digital  museum for one of his classes.  Other  schools could use it, too. This article is explicitly licensed Public Domain (CC0).

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Why not just a flat web page?

  • That works for one person.  
  • But for social learning, you want people to get together.
  • In a 3D place, you can have a field trip.
  • Groups can work together on projects.  
  • They can talk over how to develop the project.  
  • In groups, they don't just learn the facts. 
  • They learn to think about the facts.

Could you have audio descriptions? 

  • It is a web page.  Any web page can play an audio file.  
  • Audio descriptions are needed for accessibility
  • The development of audio docent files might be suited for project-based learning.

How does it compare to the usual field trip to the museum?

  • No travel cost.
  • No travel time.
  • A class could go there repeatedly.

Could it support active learning and assessment?

Can it use 3D objects instead of pictures?

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