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May 16 11

Learning Interactively with Augmented Reality in OU Student Expo 2011

by Sertac Ozercan

Learning Interactively with Augmented Reality is an augmented reality educational tool that teaches water cycle scientific concept to students. It was presented by Sertac Ozercan at the 2011 Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo.

May 16 11

Virtual Boat for Environmental Education in OU Student Expo 2011

by Sertac Ozercan

Virtual Boat for Environmental Education is a 3D learning environment, where students learn chemical and ecological knowledge by playing games and doing chemical experiments in a virtual boat. Sertac Ozercan and Xin Ye presented it at the 2011 Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo.

May 13 11

Behavioral Migraine Management for iPad won first place at the Student Expo for EECS session 3

by Qing Zhu

Behavioral Migraine Management for iPad by Qing Zhu (VITAL Lab), Elizabeth Seng (Psychology Headache Lab) and Davis Kramer (Interactive Design) won the first place price for the EECS Session 3 at the Ohio University 2011 Student Expo.  Drs. Kenneth Holroyd and Chang Liu advised.

May 10 11

Wednesday 5/11 2-4pm meeting on TeamWATCH papers/proposals/projects

by Chang Liu

On Wednesday 5/11 from 2 to 4pm, we will host a meeting at BR 202, the VITAL Lab Conference Room, to discuss papers, proposals, and projects related to the TeamWATCH project. Here’s the agenda.

May 9 11

COSI video game camp to visit the VITAL Lab on June 23

by Chang Liu

We are planning for a group of up to thirty 12- to 14-year-old campers of COSI video game summer camp to visit the VITAL Lab for a full day on Thursday June 23, 2011 to learn how immersive learning games were developed at the lab. Steve Whitt, Director of Public and Member Programs of COSI, is the COSI coordinator of this event. Nathan Andre, a VITAL Lab graduate student, is the VITAL Lab coordinator.

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May 2 11

Virtual Boat for Environmental Education 0.2.1 Release Notes

by Sertac Ozercan

A new version of Virtual Boat for Environmental Education (VBEE) is released. The latest release can be found here.

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Apr 30 11

2011 Student Research and Creative Activity Expo

by Xin Ye

VITAL Lab students are preparing to present the following projects at the 11th Annual Student Research and Creative Activity Expo on Friday, May 13, 2011.

Virtual Boat for Environmental Education

The BooKS Virtual Boat is a 3D learning environment. Students learn chemical and ecological knowledge by playing games and doing chemical experiments in the vitual boat.

Apr 28 11

VITAL Lab location, space, and directions

by Chang Liu
Location
The VITAL Lab is physically located in the Botanical Research building, which is building 75 on campus map. The closest parking lot to BR is Lot 90, the parking lot next to Morton Hall. A parking pass is required for this lot, although there are a few coin-operated parking meters near-by.
VITAL Lab rooms and phone numbers
Apr 28 11

VITAL Lab students attend OCWiC

by Ying Zhong

Ohio Celebration of Women in Computing (OCWiC) was held Feb. 18-19 at Mohican Resort, Perrysville, Ohio. Qing and Ying from VITAL Lab attended this wonderful event specifically for women in computing field. This 25-hour conference offered a lot of sessions, including keynote speeches from industry and academy, student presentations, a poster competition, and of course an amazing party. Qing and Ying got chance to listen to speeches addressed by Sharon Nunes (VP of Big Green Innovations in IBM), Casey Moran (CTO of GE) and Maria Klawe (President of Harvey Mudd College). Speakers talked about how women can perform better in study, work and research, as well as what efforts can be done to help women in computing. Tessa Cooper, a student from Ohio University, presented her research as a graduate student. Bonita Sharif, an Assistant Professor from Ohio University, presented her work as a faculty.

Apr 16 11

Virtual Boat for Environmental Education 0.2 Release Notes

by Sertac Ozercan

A new version of Virtual Boat for Environmental Education (VBEE) is released. Latest version can be found here. read more…