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Publication type: Conference paper
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: Extended reality in the world wide web : investigating and testing the use cases of WebVR manuals
Authors: Seiler, Roger
Widmer, Daniel
et. al: No
DOI: 10.24251/HICSS.2022.641
Proceedings: Proceedings of the 55th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
Pages: 5264
Pages to: 5272
Conference details: 55th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), virtual, 3-7 January 2022
Issue Date: 2022
Publisher / Ed. Institution: University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Honolulu
ISBN: 978-0-9981331-5-7
ISSN: 2572-6854
Language: English
Subjects: EdTech and emerging technology; Learning; Manual; WebVR
Subject (DDC): 006: Special computer methods
Abstract: Web Virtual Reality (WebVR) extends the World Wide Web (WWW) in its possibilities by enabling it to present 3D objects. Past research suggests that this could enhance accessibility and calls for further research on user acceptance of this technology. This study conducts an online experiment with a manual for folding an origami figure and compares data from a classic approach versus one where a WebVR manual is presented. Time, quality, knowledge transfer, and motivation are measured, and mediation is tested for usability, cognition, imagination, and comprehensibility. Participants show higher levels of motivation, mediated by comprehensibility and less cognitive effort. The reduced cognitive strain enhances knowledge transfer. Furthermore, the time used is lower in the WebVR setting than in the traditional one. This effect is moderated by usability. Regarding quality, no significant effects are reported.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): CC BY-NC-ND 4.0: Attribution - Non commercial - No derivatives 4.0 International
Departement: School of Management and Law
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