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Conference Paper

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Cowling, M., Moore, E., & Birt, J. (2015). Augmenting distance education skills development in paramedic science through mixed media visualisation. Paper presented at the combined 21st European Concurrent Engineering Conference, 11th Future Business Technology Conference, 19th Annual Euromedia Conference. 27-29 April, 2015. Lisbon, Portugal.

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Extract: This paper presents a learning intervention using mixed media visualisation (3D printing and Augmented Reality simulation) to enhance skills development for paramedic science students studying through distance education. Presented is a research methodology to evaluate the effectiveness of the mixed media visualisation techniques to provide more hands-on skill practice to paramedic science students studying the course at a distance. The context for this study is the skills acquisition and retention, focusing on Laryngoscopy with foreign body removal.



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