Virtual Patients, VR, Online Sims and Serious Games for Education and Care
3.7K views | +0 today
Virtual Patients, VR, Online Sims and Serious Games for Education and Care
Web based information reflecting VP's, online simulations and serious games in the field of health care education.
Curated by Nigel Wynne
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by xiguouk
Scoop.it!

Lincoln Games Research Group

Lincoln Games Research Group | Virtual Patients, VR, Online Sims and Serious Games for Education and Care | Scoop.it

Game research group in the University of Lincol cover the area of :

  • Crowd Simulation in Games
  • Social Network Analysis in Multiplayer Games
  • Metrics of First-Person Shooters
  • Server Optimisation for FPS
  • Pervasive and Mobile Gaming
  • Critical and Persuasive Games

They host the web blog as a place where staffs and students can communicate. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nigel Wynne
Scoop.it!

Online Simulation-Based Learning

This video provides an overview of my online simulation-based learning PD. It describes the benefits of online simulation games, why students enjoy this type...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nigel Wynne
Scoop.it!

Physiology Abstraction Model (PAM)

Physiology Abstraction Model (PAM) | Virtual Patients, VR, Online Sims and Serious Games for Education and Care | Scoop.it
Nigel Wynne's insight:

Description of the Physiology model developed by ECS #seriousgames #onlinesimulation

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Alex Wade
Scoop.it!

Valve's experimental psychologist discusses sweat detection and eye-tracking for games

Valve's experimental psychologist discusses sweat detection and eye-tracking for games | Virtual Patients, VR, Online Sims and Serious Games for Education and Care | Scoop.it
Eye-tracking, sweat measurement, and others indicators let developers know how a gamer feels while playing a game.
Alex Wade's insight:

Awesome new technologies from the AAA software and industry leader. 


Imagine the possibilities, if, in a simulated environment, biometrics can be fed back between patient and practioner.  Everyone who's played any Valve FPS will know the dryness of mouth, heart palpitations and sweat on the brow, coming soon to a healthcare simulator near you!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Alex Wade
Scoop.it!

Ludology.org

Ludology.org | Virtual Patients, VR, Online Sims and Serious Games for Education and Care | Scoop.it
Videogame and Toy Research.
Alex Wade's insight:

Although slightly out of date, Frasca's insight into videogames shows the germination of ludological thought and its subsequent development.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Alex Wade
Scoop.it!

Game Studies - Issue 1202, 2012

Alex Wade's insight:

Excellent academic site for those interested in a ludological perspective of games, and, as one of the first journals covering videogames, an archive of the progression of thought in the field.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Alex Wade
Scoop.it!

VG247 | VG247.com

Alex Wade's insight:

Outstanding videogames news site.  Covers all aspects of gaming from the serious to the banal and has fascinating contributions from knowledgable, passionate writers. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Alex Wade
Scoop.it!

Serious Games Institute - Home - The SGI - Serious About Games

Serious Games Institute - Home - The SGI - Serious About Games | Virtual Patients, VR, Online Sims and Serious Games for Education and Care | Scoop.it
Description of Serious Games Institute.
more...
Alex Wade's comment, May 10, 2013 6:56 AM
Lots of resources for SG and vital for those looking for up-to-date information on the state of play of SG.
Scooped by Nigel Wynne
Scoop.it!

How Do You Teach Empathy? Harvard Pilots Game Simulation | MindShift

How Do You Teach Empathy? Harvard Pilots Game Simulation | MindShift | Virtual Patients, VR, Online Sims and Serious Games for Education and Care | Scoop.it
Disruptive students can be a big challenge for teachers in charge of a room full of 30 students. There isn’t always time to get to the bottom of student beh
Nigel Wynne's insight:

Given the focus on care deficits within the NHS highlighted by the Francis Report, any serious game that tackles the development of "soft skills" such as empathy is worthy of attention!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nigel Wynne
Scoop.it!

=Kognito Interactive | Products | At-Risk in Primary Care

=Kognito Interactive | Products | At-Risk in Primary Care | Virtual Patients, VR, Online Sims and Serious Games for Education and Care | Scoop.it
At-Risk in Primary Care is an online role-playing training simulation that prepares primary care providers to screen and manage the treatment of patients with trauma-related mental health disorders including post deployment stress (PTSD),...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nigel Wynne
Scoop.it!

ForgeFX on Simulators and Real-time 3D Serious Games: Simulated Training for Vascular Surgeons and Cardiologists

ForgeFX on Simulators and Real-time 3D Serious Games: Simulated Training for Vascular Surgeons and Cardiologists | Virtual Patients, VR, Online Sims and Serious Games for Education and Care | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nigel Wynne
Scoop.it!

The Virtual Nurse Will See You Now | MIT Technology Review

The Virtual Nurse Will See You Now | MIT Technology Review | Virtual Patients, VR, Online Sims and Serious Games for Education and Care | Scoop.it
In the hectic world of a hospital, a computer-simulated nurse can be surprisingly comforting.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nigel Wynne
Scoop.it!

V-nurse, serious game for training different nursing specialist | Virtualware

V-nurse, serious game for training different nursing specialist | Virtualware | Virtual Patients, VR, Online Sims and Serious Games for Education and Care | Scoop.it
A videogame to train different nursing specialist, meeting protocols and procedures of different specialties.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nigel Wynne
Scoop.it!

On the Psychology of Simulation, Peter Dieckman, PhD

On The Psychology of Simulation, IMSH 2013 closing plenary
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Alex Wade
Scoop.it!

Serious Games Convey Alzheimer's Disease Pathology | SERIOUS GAMES MARKET

Serious Games Convey Alzheimer's Disease Pathology | SERIOUS GAMES MARKET | Virtual Patients, VR, Online Sims and Serious Games for Education and Care | Scoop.it
Alex Wade's insight:

Within an aging population, Alzheimer's Disease is becoming a major political and policy consideration.  This game allows us to see the damage of this debilitating condition at a micro level and encourages the player to understand that while it can be fought it can't be beaten . . . yet.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Alex Wade
Scoop.it!

Research: Active Gaming and Team Work Can Help Children Lose Weight | GamePolitics

Research: Active Gaming and Team Work Can Help Children Lose Weight | GamePolitics | Virtual Patients, VR, Online Sims and Serious Games for Education and Care | Scoop.it
Alex Wade's insight:

Gaming IS good for you!  While there's no evidence that children undertake less exercise than 30 years ago, more movement during what is perceived as a sedentary activity can only be a positive for the individual and the forward face of gaming.

more...
No comment yet.
Suggested by xiguouk
Scoop.it!

Educational Game Design Model (NMSU Learning Games Lab)

Barbara Chamberlin, with the NMSU Learning Games Lab, shares the Educational Game Design model developed at NMSU. The educational development studio involves...
Alex Wade's insight:

Fascinating insight into SG in applied pedagogical context.


more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Alex Wade
Scoop.it!

GamePolitics News | GamePolitics

GamePolitics News | GamePolitics | Virtual Patients, VR, Online Sims and Serious Games for Education and Care | Scoop.it
Alex Wade's insight:

Demonstrating the wider impact of VGs, is essential reading for illuminating the sociocultural, economic and political side of gaming. 


more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nigel Wynne
Scoop.it!

Video Games As Learning Tools

Video Games As Learning Tools | Virtual Patients, VR, Online Sims and Serious Games for Education and Care | Scoop.it
Video Games As Learning Tools: Innovation in Teaching, Learning, & Organizational Research
Nigel Wynne's insight:

Very interesting site from Vgalt with blog sharing valuable insights on Serious Games and Game design.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Alex Wade
Scoop.it!

Free game Surgeon Simulator 2013 is like QWOP for surgery

Free game Surgeon Simulator 2013 is like QWOP for surgery | Virtual Patients, VR, Online Sims and Serious Games for Education and Care | Scoop.it
Surgeon Simulator 2013 could become a physical comedy classic. It marries the hilariously unwieldy controls of the famed Flash game QWOP with the morbid hum…
more...
Alex Wade's comment, May 10, 2013 6:55 AM
As the accompanying video shows, perhaps not a go to training tool for healthcare students, but it shows the fun side of serious games!
Scooped by Nigel Wynne
Scoop.it!

Serious Games For Starting Your Own Video Game Dev Company | SERIOUS GAMES MARKET

Serious Games For Starting Your Own Video Game Dev Company | SERIOUS GAMES MARKET | Virtual Patients, VR, Online Sims and Serious Games for Education and Care | Scoop.it
Nigel Wynne's insight:

looks an interesting game to explore as may have applications for health. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nigel Wynne
Scoop.it!

Serious training game - The Centre for Child Protection - University of Kent

Serious training game - The Centre for Child Protection - University of Kent | Virtual Patients, VR, Online Sims and Serious Games for Education and Care | Scoop.it
This is the 'Serious training game' page on the 'The Centre for Child Protection' website at the 'University of Kent'.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Nigel Wynne
Scoop.it!

Virtual Nurse - Unique and Effective visual messaging from Healthcare messaging Group

Virtual Nurse - Unique and Effective visual messaging from Healthcare messaging Group | Virtual Patients, VR, Online Sims and Serious Games for Education and Care | Scoop.it
Virtual Nurse - The Virtual Nurse will provide a front-of-house meet and greet service to drive home the hand hygiene message
more...
No comment yet.