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The use of high technology in STEM education
Author(s): Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan; Annette C. McBride

Paper Abstract

There has been a huge increase in the use of high technology in education. In this paper we discuss some aspects of technology that have major applications in STEM education, namely, (a) virtual reality systems, (b) personal electronic response systems aka “clickers”, (c) flipped classrooms, (d) mobile learning “m-Learning”, (e) massive open online courses “MOOCS”, (f) internet-of-things and (g) cloud computing.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 October 2015
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 9793, Education and Training in Optics and Photonics: ETOP 2015, 97930C (8 October 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2223062
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Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan, Univ. of Waterloo (Canada)
Annette C. McBride, Univ. of Michigan (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9793:
Education and Training in Optics and Photonics: ETOP 2015

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