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Virtual Classroom Extension for Effective Distance Education
January/February 2008 (vol. 28 no. 1)
pp. 64-74
Radu Dondera, Purdue University
Chun Jia, Purdue University
Voicu Popescu, Purdue University
Cristina Nita-Rotaru, Purdue University
Melissa Dark, Purdue University
Cynthia S. York, Purdue University
Key requirements of effective distance learning are interactivity among participants and the student's sense of presence in the classroom. This system meets those requirements, letting the instructor perceive remote students' body language and facial expressions as they listen and speak, and letting remote students participate in the on-campus classroom.

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Index Terms:
interaction techniques, virtual reality, distributed/network graphics, applications
Citation:
Radu Dondera, Chun Jia, Voicu Popescu, Cristina Nita-Rotaru, Melissa Dark, Cynthia S. York, "Virtual Classroom Extension for Effective Distance Education," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 64-74, Jan.-Feb. 2008, doi:10.1109/MCG.2008.19
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