MSc computing Thesis: Using Multimedia to aid Math Learning at 2nd Level
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Luqi Wu, MSc. BSc. (Hons), Waterford Institute of Technology (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) successfully published her paper on Musical Intelligence and eLearning to the AI&Society.
The study investigates the use of musical intelligence to improve the English pronunciation of Chinese third level students. It is relevant for a human centred systems engineering approach to cross-cultural interaction.
Important as valid communication can help interactions and cultural understanding between countries, this also may benefit international stability. There are natural barriers between the English and Chinese language which are reflected in teaching approaches.
See Abstract:Luqi Wu AI&Society ABSTRACT Paper
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A 2 day summer workshop aimed at beginners interested in learning principles and techniques for 3D character modelling and animation using 3D Studio Max will take place in Waterford IT, (July 11-12). The aim of the course is to introduce tools and techniques for Education, TV production, Animation and Marketing professionals.
Waterford Institute of Technology
This is a link to the WIT Animation channel on Youtube. With selections of work from Staff and Students of WIT.
Youtube: WIT Animation Channel 2013:
Enquiries are sought for students to undertake a MSc in Computer Science by research at WIT. This focus is on investigating the application of Mayers Cognitive Multimedia Learning Theory in a sports domains through the use of iPod and associated technologies. The aim is to specialise in sport activities with a definite strategic focus on learning. The course is suitable for a graduate with a computer science background and a keen interest in sports. However it may also be attractive to graduate with Sports Coaching or traditional Educational qualifications, and relevant computing experience, who wish to explore the potential of Multimedia as a learning tool. Key words are: eLearning, Multimedia Learning theory, Dual Coding theory, Cognitive Load Theory, Multiple Intelligences, Mental Imagery. This is a funded offer ( Course fees ) and students will be provided with individual iPad2 units. 1 place available
Place awarded through interview. Please contact Michael for more details at : email@example.com. 087 9021451
ICELW Conference (www.icelw.org) Michael McMahon Presented at ICELW conference, 2011. A Paper based on 2009 MSc thesis carried out on the Application of Mayers Cognitive Multimedia Learning Theory and associated Concepts in a Sports Domain. Specifically the learning of basketball plays which can be defined as complex, strategic and spatial specific problems. Work was completed in association with Irish u18 ladies basketball during their tour to united states in 2009. Topics includes Mayers Multimedia Learning theory, Cognitive load theory, Multiple intelligences, Dual coding and Mental imagery. Interesting and challenging environment. See talk slides here.
WIT KRG are in early development stages of new Enterprise Ireland Innovation Voucher project with Irish company TocaSport Ltd.
The primary aim of this project is to investigate the development of a set of integrated web and mobile based tools to allow athletes and fitness enthusiasts alike to easily and quickly track their training, monitor their progress, and build a history of their training. It should allow all levels of athletes and users to get the most from their training and
Users will upload training performance sessions (Times, Dates, Locations, Reps, Recoverys etc) direct from their mobile device to a central web server. They may then either review their performance data online or via mobile at any location, even during training and racing.
As a secondary requirement the project will also investigate the feasibility of the integration of the following add-on services:
- Server Side dynamic graphs for performance analysis.
- Potential for uploading data from Bluetooth or Infrared external devices such as Polar and Garmin Heart Rate Monitors, PowerTap, SRM and Ergomo Power systems.
The WIT KRG is a member of IACSS. They produce a useful and interesting monthly newsletter which in future we will attach to the links widget on this website. This post will give you a flavour of the topics addressed
The International Association on Computer Science in Sport (IACSS), and the predessesor (the WorkingGroup COSISP), were founded to improve the international cooperation in the field of Computer Science in Sport. Obviously, the internationalization of this discipline is of great importance for the exchange of views, the discussion and presentation of current research results as well as the realization of joint research projects. This has also been become apparent by six successful International Symposiums “Computer Science in Sport ” in Cologne (1997), Vienna (1999), Cardiff (2001), Barcelona (2003), Hvar (2005) and Calgary (2007).
New in January 2009 is a prototype trial of a new mobile-based Match Analysis application developed in WIT through Enterprise Ireland funded research. The system is being trialed with the 2009 Wexford Senior County Hurling Squad. Thanks to Colm Bonnar and his management team for assistance with project concept and development.
The Management team will also make use of the 3D Coach application designed and developed in WIT. KRG wishes Colm and Team the best of luck for 2009.
As part of Industry-Led (SEEPP 2006) research project to analyse and measure golf swing kinematic data for PGA professional Mr. Peter Lawrie. Project used 50Mhz digital video capture and SIMI Motion capture System. Project gathered data on subjects X-Factor (ie. swing data, Shoulder and Hip Rotation ratio). Project completed during coaching sessions in La Manga, Spain in association with SportsHorizon UK.
Front View Side View
3D Swing analysis can be viewed as follows: