As a teaching strategy, simulation-based training has been around a long time. From aviation and space flight to the military, from law to policing, simulation has been used to create learning environments that reflect the real world, without putting the learner or other participants at risk.
A multidisciplinary group of faculty and post-doctoral researchers from the faculties of Engineering and Applied Science, Health Sciences, Arts and Science, and Education, in partnership with Queen’s University’s Ingenuity Labs Research Institute, has received a $850,000 grant from the Department of National Defence’s IDEaS fund to advance the development of intelligently adaptive augmented reality (overlaying virtual images, audio or entire scenes within a real world context) and virtual reality (a completely constructed virtual space) simulations.
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