CAMERA focuses on the use of simulation and innovative technologies as an educational method or intervention for professionals in all areas of health and social care education, workforce development and quality of care.
CAMERA research around simulation focusses to improve safety, quality and education in healthcare. In particular our interest areas are:
- simulation for learning and teaching procedural skills
- simulation-based team training in healthcare
- the study of factors affecting human and systems
- evaluating the impact of simulation
- simulation-based assessment.
Our research investigates networked and online environments, innovative technologies, emergent pedagogies and online learner experiences. Building on innovations around these techno-pedagogical domains CAMERA focuses on questions concerning enabling humans for learning and teaching in personal, workplace and social contexts within healthcare settings. CAMERA brings together interdisciplinary expertise across psychology, educational and social sciences, computer science, organisational and management science to work together on innovative socio-technical solutions for learning practices thematised around:
- personalisation of learning
- game enhanced learning
- immersive virtual reality enhanced learning expereinces
- technology enhanced assessments
- ubiquitous and mobile technology and learning
- emotional and motivational aspects of technology enhanced learning.