The game and activity environment of RALfie: remote access laboratories for fun, innovation and education

Kist, Alexander A. and Maiti, Ananda and Maxwell, Andrew D. and Orwin, Lindy and Albion, Peter ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7911-5537 and Wu, Ting (2016) The game and activity environment of RALfie: remote access laboratories for fun, innovation and education. In: 13th International Conference on Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation (REV 2016), 24-26 Feb 2016, Madrid, Spain.


Abstract

Remote Access Laboratories are online platform for performing experiments from remote locations which are usually these systems focus on specific experiments and follow a centralised client-server paradigm. This demo will present organisation of experiments and activities in RALfie - Remote Access Laboratories for Fun, Innovation and Education which is a peer-to-peer remote access laboratory architecture. In this environment, participants both go through learning activities as well as make experiments. Learning activities on experiments are presented as a set of hierarchical groups of activities. The distributed design of environment allows more hands-on experience to build any experimental setup and provides opportunities to collaborate with fellow students. It allows for collaboration between the participants at various levels. The makers of an experiment may share it with some other participant to create an activity. Also there are multiple types of users to deal with different aspects of the system management.


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Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences - School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (1 Jul 2013 -)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences - School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (1 Jul 2013 -)
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2017 05:43
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2020 02:29
Uncontrolled Keywords: makers, remote laboratories, STEM education
Fields of Research (2008): 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0805 Distributed Computing > 080503 Networking and Communications
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
09 Engineering > 0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering > 090602 Control Systems, Robotics and Automation
Fields of Research (2020): 46 INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES > 4606 Distributed computing and systems software > 460609 Networking and communications
39 EDUCATION > 3904 Specialist studies in education > 390405 Educational technology and computing
40 ENGINEERING > 4007 Control engineering, mechatronics and robotics > 400799 Control engineering, mechatronics and robotics not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
Identification Number or DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/REV.2016.7444492
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/30660

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