Brunel University, UK
"Visualizers in Operation" - reflections on user experiences with AVerVision visualizers
As 2008 came close to an end, we at AVer paired up with the
Brunel University School of Engineering and Design on a research study analyzing
the real truth behind a
camera's) contributions to teaching and learning inclusive of higher
education and to develop a better
Teachers and students who participated in the study found
cameras) to be flexible in terms of what can be presented. They
also found it very easy to instantly switch between objects they wanted to present.
The ability to switch between live video and a PC also impressed many. And in regards
to creativity and interaction, two of the most important parts of teaching and learning,
teachers and students found it quick and easy to share ideas with a
camera) and that it encouraged student-to-student learning.
“Intuitive and easy to work with... I found it assistive in connecting to
my audience,” said a Brunel University guest speaker. “A
visualizer (document camera) makes it easier to maintain
students’ attention,” said Brunel’s design strategy lecturer.
We also realize that there is room for improvement, and lucky for us the people
at Brunel were willing to share their findings with us.
We were thankful for the abundant insight gained from Brunel’s research study.
These valuable findings will guide our future product improvement and development
processes to provide users with the most user-friendly and practical