From Formal to Informal 3D Learning. Assesment of Users in the Education

  • David FonsecaEmail author
  • Ernest Redondo
  • Francesc Valls
  • Oswaldo Daviel Gutiérrez
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9192)


This work is focused on the design of an educational experience involving the implementation of virtual and augmented 3D information in the architectural and urban design precesses. This process has two distinct educational parts: the first within a formal framework (regulated course where the student gets a qualification within their studies), and the second in an informal environment with the end-users feeback. The responses of the end-users are obtained using 3D visualization with mobile devices and in situ assessment using QR codes (Quick-Response) of the proposals. This social interaction contributes indirectly and unconsciously in a crucial training of students, validating environments and real situation proposals and providing them with experiences and professional skills.


3D learning E-Learning Formal and informal learning Urban planning Educational research 



Project funded by the VI National Plan for Scientific Research, Development and Technological Innovation, 2008−2011, Government of Spain. No EDU-2012-37247/EDUC.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Fonseca
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ernest Redondo
    • 2
  • Francesc Valls
    • 2
  • Oswaldo Daviel Gutiérrez
    • 3
  1. 1.Architecture School - La Salle, Universitat Ramon LlullBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña-Barcelona TechBarcelonaSpain
  3. 3.Universidad de GuadalajaraJaliscoMéxico

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