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AR Learning Tools to be presented at the iDigbio Summit III

Melody Basham who serves as the Education/Outreach representative of SCAN will be presenting an exhibit and demo at the iDigbio Summit III to take place on November 18-20 in Tallahassee, Florida.

Title: Addressing Broader Impacts with Specimen-based Learning Tools

hercules_screenshotThe exhibit and presentation will review NIBA’s 2010 key objectives which encourage collection-based institutions to explore new ways of integrating biocollections into the classroom utilizing new mobile technologies.  Melody will demonstrate InsectARium, a specimen-based learning application using  augmented reality technology which our group has been involved in developing since July 2012.

A special thanks to all who have contributed to the development of this project: Kevin Demater,  Ozlem Ozan, Yasin Ozarslan, Justin Kujawa, TBLR (Technology-Based Learning and Research at SkySong) and also a special thanks to the Virginia M. Ullman Foundation for their support.


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    March 28, 2014

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