Virtual Simulations for Drone Education of Senior High School Students
Julia Dominic P. Espinola1, Jose Emmanuel D. Ignacio2, John Peter L. Lacaden3, Charles Brian D. Toribio4, Alvin Y. Chua5
1Julia Dominic P. Espinola, Integrated School, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines.
2Jose Emmanuel D. Ignacio, Integrated School, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines.
3John Peter L. Lacaden, Integrated School, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines.
4Charles Brian D. Toribio, Integrated School, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines.
5Alvin Y. Chua, Mechanical Engineering Department, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines.
Manuscript received on 27 September 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 09 November 2019 | Manuscript Published on 22 November 2019 | PP: 220-226 | Volume-8 Issue-6S3 September 2019 | Retrieval Number: F10360986S319/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.F1036.0986S319
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Abstract: Drone technology is further increasing in popularity and demand and drone education is already implemented in certain college courses. This paper presents a virtual simulation module that will cater to the needs of the senior high school level and that would lead to a module that is essentially less technical and more interactive. The virtual simulations module will be an integrated website which contains fundamental information on what a drone is and how to operate one. It will also incorporate an interactive game simulation wherein the drone model created from 3D printing will be integrated in. To verify the achievement of the goals of this paper, the researchers will conduct a survey among a randomized pool of senior high school students, which will include a pre and post-test about the module. Through this surveys that the participants answered, the researchers used t-test methodology to conclude that the module is indeed effective on delivering the information to the students with up to 90% positive response about the module. Additionally, the researchers have taken into account the preferences and suggestions of the students who participated.
Keywords: Drones, Educational Module, Website, Virtual Simulation.
Scope of the Article: Virtual & Overlay Networks