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What is Spatial Perception

Developing Technology Mediation in Learning Environments
The ability of student to perceive spatial relationships in respect to the orientation of one's body.
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Continuity in the Development of Technical Thinking
Jaak Umborg (Estonian Aviation Academy, Estonia) and Anne Uukkivi (TTK University of Applied Sciences, Estonia)
Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 21
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-1591-4.ch006
This chapter addresses the development of students' technical thinking using modern technological tools. The aim of the chapter is to show for academics of technical subjects how to increase the efficiency of the learning process with the help of ICT according to the realization of the requirements of the basic principles of didactics. Emphasis is placed on the need for consistency between general education and higher education institutions (HEI) in designing and developing technical thinking and the structure of the technical thinking and its components and how different components of thinking vary in different learning methods. The use of virtual and augmented reality learning environments to enhance student interest and learning motivation and to develop spatial thinking is discussed. Many didactic opportunities and economic advantages of using a web based remote laboratory (RL) and virtual laboratory (VL) are discussed.
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Virtual Reality Applications as an Innovative Educational Practice in Adult Education: A Case Study on Training Hellenic Air Force Pilots
The ability of being aware of our own physical relationship with the environment around us. There are two interconnected ways of perceiving our relationship to the surrounding environment; the exteroceptive, which create representations about space through our feelings and the interoceptive, which create representations about space through our body position and orientation.
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