Virtual Reality, Training's Future?: Perspectives on Virtual Reality and Related Emerging Technologies

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781489900401
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 9/12/2014
  • Series: Defense Research Series, #6
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1997
  • Pages: 222
  • Product dimensions: 7.01 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

An Overview of Virtual Reality/Virtual Environments for Education and Training 1
1 Playing in the Mud: Turning Virtual Reality into Real Education and Training 9
2 Virtual Reality Simulator (VRS) for Training Ship Handling Skills 19
3 Virtual Reality for Training: Evaluating Transfer 31
4 Collective Training in Virtual Environments: Exploring Performance Requirements for Dismounted Soldier Simulation 41
5 Enhancing the Virtual Training Tool: Introducing Artificial Touch and Smell 53
6 Surgery 2001 65
7 Virtual Reality Training Simulator for Long Time Flight 69
8 Some Effects of Using Virtual Reality Technology: Data and Suggestions 77
9 Virtual Environment: For Learning or for Training?: A Cognitive Approach 85
10 Virtual Environment Technology in Training: Results from the Hubble Space Telescope Mission of 1993 93
11 VE and Training, Limitations, and Opportunities 105
12 Virtual Reality Issues in Training Environments: Summary of Current State of Office of Naval Research (ONR) Efforts 113
13 Intelligent Architecture: Desktop VR for Complex Strategic Design in Architecture and Planning 121
Lessons Learned or Lessons Not Yet Learned (But Often Revisited) about the Design, Application, and Management of Learning Technologies: RSG-16: Advanced Technologies Applied to Training Design 133
The Need for Evaluation and Assessment in Training and Simulation 155
Cost of Flexible and Distance Learning 161
What Have We Learned about Computer Based Instruction in Military Training? 169
Lessons Learned about Systems Architecture for Training Designers Using Advanced Technologies 179
Computer Based Training Lessons Learned from Projects 187
Advanced Technologies Applied to Training Development 193
Use of Virtual Reality in Training 197
Lessons Learned Concerning Distance Learning 203
Guidelines for Selecting an Authoring System 211
Index 217
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