Publication type: Conference paper
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: Reducing food waste with virtual reality (VR) training : a prototype and A/B-test in an online experiment
Authors: Seiler, Roger
Fankhauser, Daniel
Keller, Thomas
et. al: No
Proceedings: Proceedings of the International Conferences on e-Society 2022 and Mobile Learning 2022
Editors of the parent work: Kommers, Piet
Arnedillo Sánchez, Inmaculada
Isaías, Pedro
Page(s): 179
Pages to: 186
Conference details: 20th International Conference e-Society 2022, Virtual, 12-14 March 2022
Issue Date: 2022
Publisher / Ed. Institution: IADIS
ISBN: 978-989-8704-38-2
Language: English
Subjects: A/B-Testing; Food Waste; Online; VR; Experiment
Subject (DDC): 006: Special computer methods
Abstract: Food waste is an important issue in the global warming debate. In this study, a virtual reality (VR) application was built from the insights and requirements of a focus group. The VR prototype was then validated using A/B-testing in an online experiment due to COVID-19 restrictions. VR is considered suitable for transferring information and building awareness regarding the topic of food waste. However, it is necessary to maintain the right balance between an informative and a serious gaming application. VR scenarios that people enjoy using have positive learning effects. Furthermore, scenarios that feature gamification elements are rated more highly regarding intention to use, which, in turn, benefits learning.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: School of Management and Law
Organisational Unit: Institute of Business Information Technology (IWI)
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