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Case Studies of Applications to Encourage Students in Cyber-Physical Environment

  • Yuko HiramatsuEmail author
  • Atsushi ItoEmail author
  • Miki KakuiEmail author
  • Yasuo KakuiEmail author
  • Kazutaka UedaEmail author
  • Rina HayashiEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11590)

Abstract

People became to have convenient lives in ICT society using the Internet. However, convenience is not the purpose to live. It is only the method to get something or know something quickly. Especially for learning, students have to overcome many obstacles actively to know and get knowledge. How we make an attractive point to be interested in the object? For active learning, we have researched applications to make some attractive points for students using psychological methods. Also, we had to arrange much information to make a point in cyber-physical environments. This paper explains about 2 kinds of applications. One is an application for inside studying using a Player versus Player (PvP) game. Another is for outdoor studying using Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacon at the national park in Nikko. We developed applications of e-learning not for convenience but to feel beyond the smartphone screen. According to our experiments, such application makes students active to know about the subject.

Keywords

Computer aided education Active learning BLE beacon PvP game Cyber-physical environment 

Notes

Acknowledgments

Authors would like to express special thanks to Mr. Yoshihiko Sato (Metatechno Inc.) and members of Metatechno Lanka Company (Pvt) Ltd.) to test PvP game between Sri Lanka and Japan. Authors thank students who joined the experiment at Kamiichibukata Elementary School.

Also, authors would like to thank to all members of the committee for increasing satisfaction of tourists in Nikko. They provided us with information of Oku-Nikko and valuable advice. Authors thank to students who joined the experiment in Nikko.

JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research Grant Number JP17H02249 and supports this research, and, the basis of this research was performed as a project of SCOPE (142303001).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chuo UniversityHachiojiJapan
  2. 2.Utsunomiya UniversityUtsunomiyaJapan
  3. 3.Sanze Co., Ltd.Chiyoda-kuJapan
  4. 4.Graduate School of Engineering, Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of TokyoBunkyo-kuJapan
  5. 5.Okinawa Prefectural GovernmentNahaJapan

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