Haptic-Enabled English Education System

  • Minh Phuong Hoang
  • Jaebong Lee
  • Hojin Lee
  • Kyusong Lee
  • Gary Geunbae Lee
  • Seungmoon Choi
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 277)

Abstract

For computer-based education, virtual environments equipped with haptic devices have been used to aid the learning process. The main benefit of haptics technology is that it can improve the realism of virtual environments. This paper describes a haptic-enabled English education system for elementary students. We demonstrate two game-based scenarios which allow users to learn English and scientific laws by exploring in virtual environments with a haptic interface.

Keywords

Virtual reality simulation Game-enabled language education Force feedback devices Physics-based games Elementary students 

Notes

Acknowledgement

This work was supported in part by a BRL program (2010-0019523) and a Mid-Career Researcher Program (2013R1A2A2A01016907) from NRF and by an ITRC program (NIPA-2010-C1090-1011-0008) from NIPA, all funded by the Korean government.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Minh Phuong Hoang
    • 1
  • Jaebong Lee
    • 1
  • Hojin Lee
    • 1
  • Kyusong Lee
    • 1
  • Gary Geunbae Lee
    • 1
  • Seungmoon Choi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringPohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)PohangKorea

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