Navigating the world of healthcare professions, understanding and knowing how to apply basic first aid principles in emergency situations, collaborating in groups in a playful and fun way to solve puzzles and questions around the world of healthcare. All within an immersive and interactive e-REAL lab, built on a large, purpose-built truck by the George Washington University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, D.C., which won second place at the International E-Learning Association of New York (https://www.ielassoc.org/past-winners) awarded to the Project’s scientific leaders, Professors Teri Capshaw and Linda Zanin. The announcement was made at the International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning in Vienna.
This award recognizes e-REAL as a unique STEM education laboratory, the first of its kind in the world, developed by Logosnet in collaboration with more than 70 faculty members and experts from GW University, and a number of Virginia high schools participating in the project: Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS), Arlington Public Schools (APS), Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), and Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS).
An overview of the project is provided in this video