Dr Mike Hobbs (FST) and Dr Debbie Holley (FHSCE) recently visited the University of Salento, Lecce, Italy, as part of the ERASMUS staff exchange program. Mike and Debbie share research interests in the ‘digital classroom’ and data analysis. Their hosts, Professor Elisa Palomba, a child psychologist expert in early years education, and Professor Enrico Ciavolini, an expert statistician, are interested in intercultural research, and wanted to find out more about how digital technologies could feed into their own practice.
Debbie and Mike taught students on the Masters in Psychology course where the students were introduced to a range of augmented reality artefacts.
Image 1 (left) Mike Hobbs (second from left) explains how AR artefacts work
Image 2 ( right) Debbie Holley (helping student holding pink iPad) helps students focus onto the triggers
Image 3 (left) students are assisted to use their own devices to activate the AR triggers
Image 4 (right) the students all share their devices as part of the ‘digital classroom’ lecture delivered by Debbie
More information on the ‘Ontological analysis for dynamic data model exploration’
Mike Hobbs, Cristina Luca, Arooj Fatima, and Mark Warnes delivered by as part of the statistics course undertaken by the Psychology Masters students are available on the course facebook page: