Research and Guidelines on Computer-Generated Visualizations

  • Linda M. PhillipsEmail author
  • Stephen P. Norris
  • John S. Macnab
Part of the Models and Modeling in Science Education book series (MMSE, volume 5)


Throughout the literature, the themes of technology and computer development recur. We found 40 articles dealing with computer software and animations in general, as well as many other articles that emphasized computer -based visualization in the context of the specific subjects of mathematics , reading , and science . The impact that technology is having on educational visualization is already significant and is showing signs of growth. We further note that a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to computer issues in visualization has emerged, the IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Linda M. Phillips
    • 1
    Email author
  • Stephen P. Norris
    • 2
  • John S. Macnab
    • 3
  1. 1.Canadian Centre for Research on LiteracyUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonCanada
  2. 2.Centre for Research in Youth, Science Teaching and LearningUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonCanada
  3. 3.EdmontonCanada

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