Share Paper: Using olfactory media cues in e-learning – perspectives from an empirical investigation

  1. Anas Ali Alkasasbeh, Brunel University London, United Kingdom
  2. Gheorghita Ghinea, Brunel University London, United Kingdom
Wednesday, June 26 12:00-12:30 PM Noord

Abstract: In the human-computer interaction, people interact with computers using their senses. Traditional digital media are used to send information from computers to people such as images and sounds. Relatively few studies have been conducted on olfactory media as a source of information in HCI. This study aimed at examining the possibility of using olfactory media as a source of information, and testing whether it can enhance the prior knowledge, if the olfactory synchronised with other traditional digital media. Also, we study the influence of olfactory media on the learner performance. We developed an enhanced-olfactory web-based application that involves a short ...