Creating a 3D learning tool for the growth and development of the craniofacial skeleton

Khayruddeen, L., Livingstone, D. and Ferguson, E. (2019) Creating a 3D learning tool for the growth and development of the craniofacial skeleton. In: Rea, P. M. (ed.) Biomedical Visualisation, Volume 2. Series: Advances in experimental medicine and biology, 2 (1138). Springer Nature, pp. 57-70. ISBN 9783030142261 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-14227-8_5)

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Advances in technology are facilitating wider access to delicate, and often irreplaceable, anatomy specimens for teaching. Moreover, 3- dimensional (3D) models and interactive applications may help students to understand the spatial arrangement of complex 3D anatomical structures in a way not afforded by the 2-dimensional (2D) textbook images of traditional teaching. Historical specimens from the University of Glasgow’s Museum of Anatomy were digitised for the creation of a 3D learning tool to help students better understand the growth and development of the juvenile skull. The overarching goal of this project was to assess whether interactive 3D applications can provide a useful tool for teaching more complex, non-static, anatomy subjects such as growth and development.

Item Type:Book Sections
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Livingstone, Dr Daniel and Ferguson, Dr Eilidh
Authors: Khayruddeen, L., Livingstone, D., and Ferguson, E.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Life Sciences
College of Arts > School of Culture and Creative Arts > History of Art
Publisher:Springer Nature
Published Online:17 July 2019

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