Ekaterina Kutafina, Marko Jovanović, Klaus Kabino and Stephan M. Jonas
Intensive development of e-learning methods still struggles with domains where feedback on manual and physical skills is necessary, for example, crafts or physiotherapy movements. Most of such training is currently done exclusively
through direct teacher-student interaction. The traditional approach minimizes the possibilities for remote learning, requires large time investments and contributes to high costs of education. While human feedback remains very important, modern wearable sensors allow to transfer part of the workload to e-learning. In this chapter, we present an overview of available solutions with particular focus on wearable sensors. We argue that wearable devices have the ability to enable a new step in elearning, not only allowing the acquisition of theoretical knowledge but also training of manual and physical skills.
This is the abstract of a book chapter. The full chapter is available here. Citation: Ekaterina Kutafina, Marko Jovanović, Klaus Kabino and Stephan M. Jonas (2019): Learning Manual Skills with Smart Wearables, In: Buchem, Klamma, Wild (Eds.): Perspectives on Wearable Enhanced Learning (WELL): Current Trends, Research, and Practice, Springer.