SecondLab: A Remote Laboratory under Second Life

Javier Garcia-Zubia, Jaime Irurzun, Pablo Orduna, Ignacio Angulo, Unai Hernandez, Jonathan Ruiz, Manuel Castro, Elio San-Cristobal

Abstract


The present work describes the implementation of a new remote lab, SecondLab, that allows students to control a microbot from Second Life. SecondLab works over WebLab-Deusto, the remote lab of the University of Deusto, giving the students the chance to work with real experiments from a social 3D-based immersive environment. This approach places the remote lab closer to the students, trying this way to increase their motivation to study science and engineering.

Keywords


Remote experimentation; Second Life; e-Learning

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International Journal of Online and Biomedical Engineering (iJOE) – eISSN: 2626-8493
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