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TOFIEE - 2015 : Special Issue on Virtual Reality for Education


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Submission Deadline Jan 18, 2015
Notification Due Mar 29, 2015
Final Version Due Oct 4, 2015
Categories    intelligent classrooms   intelligent campus   educational virtual humans   evaluation of virtual reality

Call For Papers


Education always plays a vital role in the development of our society.
Along with the wave of modern technology, education embraced computer-aided
learning, e-learning and, now, intelligent learning. Among intelligent
learning techniques, Virtual Reality (VR) technology brings about
unprecedented educational experience and shows great potential value in
educational areas. It brings such pedagogical advances as smart classrooms,
intelligent campuses, immersive museums, affective learning, mobile
learning, intelligent learning clouds and personalized VR tutors to
revolutionize current learning practices. Using VR, the effectiveness and
attractiveness of education have been enhanced and the way people acquire,
comprehend and interact with knowledge is changing. Moreover, with recent
advancements of VR technology, high-quality low cost displays and input
devices, such as the Oculus Rift and the STEM Tracking System, have brought
us to a turning point where VR can finally leave the research lab and reach
the classroom with unprecedented quality at an affordable cost.

Hence there is an urgent need for a special issue that acts as a forum for
researchers and practitioners to pool knowledge together and to advance the
science and art of VR educational practice, making it more efficient,
cost-effective, and fun.

Topics of Interests

This special issue will cover the following topical areas but are not
limited to:

* Intelligent classrooms;
* Intelligent campus;
* Virtual Reality Tutoring Systems;
* Educational Virtual Humans;
* Virtual Reality Learning Environments;
* Virtual Reality Training Systems;
* Digitally Enhanced Teaching Laboratories;
* Learning clouds;
* Virtual Reality in Mobile Learning;
* Evaluation of Virtual Reality learning environments;
* Validation of VR for educational applications;
* Security and privacy in Virtual Reality educational systems

Submission details

Original, high quality contributions that are not yet published and that
are not currently under review by other journals or peer-reviewed
conferences are sought. Paper submissions must follow the instructions
described in

Papers will be accepted only by electronic submission to this
website. All the papers will be peer-reviewed following the TOFIEE
reviewing procedures.

Special Issue on
"Virtual Reality for Education"

to be published at the
EAI Endorsed Transactions on
Future Intelligent Educational Environments (TOFIEE)

(ISSN 2409-0034)

Guest Editors:
* Bin Sheng, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
* Regis Kopper, Duke University, USA
* Serengul Smith, Middlesex University, UK

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