ICT To Support of Ideation Via General Education

Gisli Thorsteinsson*
Associate Professor, Department of Design and Craft, University of Iceland
Periodicity:December - February'2014
DOI : https://doi.org/10.26634/jsch.9.3.2618

Abstract

This paper reports a case study series of four related case study lessons, set up as a course using a Virtual Reality Learning Environment (VRLE) to support the students' ideation skills in Innovation Education (IE) in Icelandic conventional classroom. The IE course content and preparation is described. Overall aims, objectives and research questions for the case study series are stated and specific data collection methods explained. Triangulated findings are reported as categories and results are discussed and analysed. Subsequently, the following research questions are answered.
1. How could the VRLE be used with IE material in a conventional classroom?
2. What pedagogical factors influence the innovation process, where the VRLE is used?

Keywords

Innovation Education, Virtual Reality Learning environment, Pedagogy, Constructivism, Computer supported Communication Learning, Computer Mediated Communication, Ideation, Idea Generation, Ideation Techniques.

How to Cite this Article?

Thorsteinsson ,G (2014). ICT to Support Ideation via General Education.i-manager’s Journal on School Educational Technology, 9(3), 29-39. https://doi.org/10.26634/jsch.9.3.2618

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