Senior Research Scientist, VTT, Finland
September 2008 – December 2008. Working with Roy Pea, SCIL
Shortages of skilled operatives, and of skill instructors, are reported in many manual occupations throughout the world. Several technologies have the potential to enable the formulation and communication of skill knowledge – without human skill instructors. My study investigates the relative potential of different technologies, such as virtual reality and augmented reality. Further, my study investigates the relevance to instruction by these technologies of establish techniques which are used during the formulation and communication of skill knowledge by human instructors.