Evaluation Design for Learning with Mixed Reality in Mining Education Based on a Literature Review

Stefan Thurner, Lea Daling, Markus Ebner, Martin Ebner*, Sandra Schön

*Corresponding author for this work

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Mixed Reality technologies are on the rise in the educational sector. However, research shows that there is still a lack in knowledge concerning the evaluation of these technologies. In this paper we present a research on current practices in evaluation for Mixed Reality. For this purpose, we selected 94 publications from between 2015 and 2021 and reduced them to 45 which included formal evaluation processes. We then adapted a classification scheme by Duenser et al. [5] and categorized these papers according to their evaluation methods. We present our overall findings and explain some examples more detailed. The results are then compared to previous work outside and within the MiReBooks project and applied on the didactical framework. This allows us to illustrate the development of this sector over the last years and it helps us to enhance our own evaluation approaches. First results also show that there is a rise in evaluation approaches recently and that the overall goals for these processes did not change much from 2008.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLearning and Collaboration Technologies
Subtitle of host publicationGames and Virtual Environments for Learning - 8th International Conference, LCT 2021, Held as Part of the 23rd HCI International Conference, HCII 2021, Proceedings
EditorsPanayiotis Zaphiris, Andri Ioannou
Place of PublicationCham
PublisherSpringer International Publishing AG
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)78-3-030-77943-6
ISBN (Print)9783030779429
Publication statusPublished - 22 Jul 2021
Event23rd International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: HCI International 2021 - Virtual, Washington DC, United States
Duration: 24 Jul 202129 Jul 2021

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume12785 LNCS
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


Conference23rd International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction
Abbreviated titleHCII 2021
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityVirtual, Washington DC
Internet address


  • Evaluation for Mixed Reality
  • Evaluation methods
  • Mixed Reality
  • User evaluation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

Fields of Expertise

  • Information, Communication & Computing

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