Improving Performance to Engineering Students through Virtual Labs and its Monitoring in Cockpit

Leandro Rosniak Tibola, Carlos Eduardo Pereira, Liane Margarida Rockenbach Tarouco

Abstract


Modern education needs use all resources to improve teaching-learning process. To achieve this goal, technology can be a sharp allied. Especially to the engineering education, which seeks the balance among theoretical and practice lessons. Thus, many universities are using the virtual labs and virtual worlds 3D like way to support the student's learning and enrich the teaching methods. High tech classes, broadband communication, mobility and ubiquity aren't enough if the student's engagement can't be measured. This work presents a proposal to monitor the virtual lab use by students, showing the educational parameters in a graphical interface, following the suitable pedagogical concepts.

Keywords


Virtual labs. 3D Virtual Worlds. Learning Analytics. Cockpits. Instructional Design Models.

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International Journal of Engineering Pedagogy (iJEP) – eISSN: 2192-4880
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