Tim Summers is not able to give his talk “How Hackers Think” this week. Instead, iSchool PhD candidate Alina Striner will present.
HCIL (2105 Hornbake, South Wing)
StreamBED, a new virtual reality (VR) training environment teaches citizen scientists to make holistic assessments about water quality by allowing them to explore and compare virtual watersheds. The initial design of StreamBED garnered positive feedback, but elicited a need for a comprehensive redesign. This talk poses several questions to understand how training may be redesigned to be more engaging and informative.
Alina Striner is a PhD candidate in the iSchool. Her research focuses on virtual reality, and multi-sensory and embodied learning.