Background and activities

Head of Innovative Immersive Technologies for Learning (IMTEL) research group and VR/AR lab (IMTELlab). Specializing in ICT and Learning and Virtual, Augmented and Mixed reality (VR/AR/MR) for learning and training.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

Displaying a selection of activities. See all publications in the database

2018

  • Molka-Danielsen, Judith; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Fominykh, Mikhail; Lamb, Katherine. (2018) Use of a collaborative virtual reality simulation for multi-professional training in emergency management communications. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering (TALE), proceedings of.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Fominykh, Mikhail. (2018) Empowering Young Job Seekers. Finalist Breakthrough Auggie Awards 2018. Augmented World Expo (AWE) 2018 ; Munich. 2018-10-18 - 2018-10-19.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Fominykh, Mikhail. (2018) Supporting unemployed with VR: Virtual Internship project. (Demo, Best Demo Award). EuroVR 2018 ; London. 2018-10-22 - 2018-10-23.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Fominykh, Mikhail. (2018) Virtual Workplace Training in Mixed Reality for the Norwegian Labor and Welfare Administration. ICELW 2018 - The 11th Annual International Conference on E-Learning in the Workplace ; Columbia University New York. 2018-06-13 - 2018-06-15.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Steinsbekk, Aslak; Fominykh, Mikhail; Lindseth, Frank. (2018) Practicing interprofessional team communication and collaboration in a smart virtual university hospital. Smart universities : concepts, systems, and technologies.
  • Snarby, Håvard; Gåsbakk, Tarald; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Steinsbekk, Aslak; Lindseth, Frank. (2018) Procedural Medical Training in VR in a Smart Virtual University Hospital. Smart Education and e-Learning 2018.

2017

2016

2015

2014

  • Fominykh, Mikhail; Divitini, Monica; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2014) Supporting Collaborative Creativity with Educational Visualizations in 3D Virtual Worlds. New Horizons in Web Based Learning.
  • Fominykh, Mikhail; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Divitini, Monica. (2014) Creative Collaboration in a 3D Virtual World Conducting Educational Activities, Designing Environments, and Preserving Results. Digital Systems for Open Access to Formal and Informal Learning.
  • Fominykh, Mikhail; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Divitini, Monica; Smorkalov, Andrey; Morozov, Mikhail. (2014) Creative game design in engineering and computer science education. Proceedings of 2014 International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (ICL).
  • Fominykh, Mikhail; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Hokstad, Leif Martin; Morozov, Mikhail. (2014) Repositories of Community Memory as Visualized Activities in 3D Virtual Worlds. Proceedings of the 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences.
  • Fominykh, Mikhail; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Morozov, Mikhail; Smorkalov, Andrey; Divitini, Monica. (2014) Facilitating Creative Collaborative Activities with Dedicated Tools in a 3D Virtual World. Smart Digital Futures 2014.
  • Fominykh, Mikhail; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Morozov, Mikhail; Smorkalov, Andrey; Molka-Danielsen, Judith. (2014) Increasing immersiveness into a 3D virtual world : motion-tracking and natural navigation in vAcademia. IERI procedia. vol. 7.
  • Kleven, Nils Fredrik; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Fominykh, Mikhail; Hansen, Arne; Rasmussen, Guri; Sagberg, Lisa Millgård; Lindseth, Frank. (2014) Training Nurses and Educating the Public Using a Virtual Operating Room with Oculus Rift. 20th International Conference on Virtual Systems & Multimedia ; 2014-12-09 - 2014-12-12.
  • Kleven, Nils Fredrik; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Fominykh, Mikhail; Hansen, Arne; Rasmussen, Guri; Sagberg, Lisa Millgård; Lindseth, Frank. (2014) Virtual Operating Room for Collaborative Training of Surgical Nurses. Collaboration and Technology. 20th International Conference on Collaboration and Technology (CRIWG, Santiago, Chile, September 7-10, 2014, Proceedings.
  • Kleven, Nils Fredrik; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Fominykh, Mikhail; Hansen, Arne; Rasmussen, Guri; Sagberg, Lisa Millgård; Lindseth, Frank. (2014) Training Nurses and Educating the Public Using a Virtual Operating Room with Oculus Rift. Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia (VSMM), 9-12 December 2014 Hong Kong.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2014) Enhancing pre-deployment cultural awareness training using virtual reality technologies. Military e-Learning & Smart Devices conference ; 2014-10-21 - 2014-10-23.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Fominykh, Mikhail; Darisiro, Ramin; Mørch, Anders Irving; Hansen, David. (2014) Preparing for International Operations and Developing Scenarios for Inter-cultural Communication in a Cyberworld: A Norwegian Army Example. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. vol. 8490.
  • Tasdemir, Sibel Ayper; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2014) Visualizing Afghan Culture in a Virtual Village for Training Cultural Awareness in Military Settings. 2014 18th International Conference on Information Visualisation, Proceedings of.

2013

  • Fominykh, Mikhail; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Divitini, Monica; Petersen, Sobah Abbas. (2013) Hands-on Learning of Cooperation Technology: Combining Knowledge Construction and Reflection. Proceedings of 2013 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering (TALE).
  • Fominykh, Mikhail; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Petersen, Sobah Abbas; Divitini, Monica. (2013) Work and Learning across Boundaries: Artifacts, Discourses, and Processes in a University Course. International Conference on Collaboration and Technology (CRIWG).
  • Hokstad, Leif Martin; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Fominykh, Mikhail. (2013) Collaborative Virtual Environments for Reflective Community Building at Work: the Case of TARGET. Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning at the Workplace.
  • Molka-Danielsen, Judith; Savin-Baden, Maggi; Steed, Anthony; Fominykh, Mikhail; Oyekoya, Oyewole; Hokstad, Leif Martin; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2013) Teaching Threshold Concepts in Virtual Reality: Exploring the Conceptual Requirements for Systems Design. NOKOBIT 2013 : Universitetet i Stavanger 18. - 20. november 2013 : Norsk konferanse for organisasjoners bruk av informasjonsteknologi.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Fominykh, Mikhail; Darisiro, Ramin; Mørch, Anders Irving. (2013) Training Cultural Awareness in Military Operations in a Virtual Afghan Village: A Methodology for Scenario Development. 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS).
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Fominykh, Mikhail; Hokstad, Leif Martin. (2013) Creating a Repository of Community Memory in a 3D Virtual World: Experiences and Challenges. Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries: International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries, TPDL 2013, Valetta, Malta, September 2013, Proceedings.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Fominykh, Mikhail; Leong, Peter. (2013) 3D recording as enabling technology for serious games and educational roleplaying. SIGGRAPH symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics and Games (I3D) . ACM; Orlando, FL. 2013-03-21 - 2013-03-23.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Fominykh, Mikhail; Mørch, Anders Irving; Darisiro, Ramin; Hansen, David. (2013) Preparing for International Operations in a Cyberworld: a Norwegian Army Example. 13th International Conference on Cyberworlds (CW).
  • Smorkalov, Andrey; Fominykh, Mikhail; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2013) Virtualizing Real-life Lectures with vAcademia and Kinect. Out of the shelf Virtual Reality workshop, International confrerence on Virtual Reality . IEEE; Orlando, FL. 2013-03-16 - 2013-03-16.

2012

  • Fominykh, Mikhail; Divitini, Monica; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2012) Supporting Collaborative Creativity with Educational Visualizations in 3D Virtual Worlds. 1st International Workshop on Creative Collaboration through Supportive Technologies in Education (CCSTED) . CoCreat EU project; Sinaia, Romania. 2012-09-02 - 2012-09-04.
  • Fominykh, Mikhail; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2012) Educational visualizations in 3D collaborative virtual environments: a methodology. Interactive Technology and Smart Education. vol. 9 (1).
  • Fominykh, Mikhail; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Divitini, Monica. (2012) Learning Computer-Mediated Cooperation in 3D Visualization Projects. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. vol. 7467.
  • Fominykh, Mikhail; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Divitini, Monica. (2012) Virtual Summer School in Second Life: Supporting Creative Communities. Iadis international conference Celda 2012 - cognition and exploratory learning in digital age.
  • Fominykh, Mikhail; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Leong, Peter. (2012) Formal and Informal Collaborative Learning in 3D Virtual Campuses. 6th International Conference on Collaboration Technologies (CollabTech).
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2012) 3D visualizations for supporting social awareness in learning communities. ICONS 2012, The Seventh International Conference on Systems, proceedings of.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2012) Training Cultural Awareness in Military Operations in 3D Virtual Worlds: experiences from CAMO project. Norwegian Defence ADL conference 2012 . Norwegian Armed Forces; Gol. 2012-05-08 - 2012-05-10.
  • Wyeld, Theodor; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2012) Understanding Collaborative Digital Media Design in the 3D CVE: A Vygotskian approach. Computational Design Methods and Technologies: Applications in CAD, CAM and CAE Education.

2011

  • Fominykh, Mikhail; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2011) Collaborative Work on 3D Content in Virtual Environments: Methodology and Recommendations. Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference e-Learning 2011.
  • Fominykh, Mikhail; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2011) Conceptualizing Virtual Research Arena Framework: Learning Activities across Physical and Virtual Spaces. Learning Activities across Physical and Virtual Spaces ; Palermo. 2011-09-21 - 2011-09-21.
  • Fominykh, Mikhail; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2011) Virtual Research Arena: Presenting Research in 3D Virtual Environments. Proceedings of Global Learn Asia Pacific 2011.
  • Fominykh, Mikhail; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Divitini, Monica. (2011) Constructing a 3D Collaborative Virtual Environment for Creativity Support. E-Learn 2011. World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education.
  • Fominykh, Mikhail; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Morozov, Mikhail; Gerasimov, Alexey. (2011) Virtual Campus in the Context of an Educational Virtual City. The Journal of Interactive Learning Research. vol. 22 (2).
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Hov, Ole-Ørjan. (2011) Eidsvoll 1814: Creating Educational Historical Reconstructions in 3D Collaborative Virtual Environments. International Journal of Web Portals. vol. 3 (4).
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Leong, Peter. (2011) UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA IN SECOND LIFE: A VIRTUAL CAMPUS CASE STUDY. Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age (CELDA 2011).

2010

  • Fominykh, Mikhail; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Morozov, Mikhail; Gerasimov, Alexei; Bellotti, Francesco; Berta, Riccardo; Cardona, Saro; De Gloria, Alessandro. (2010) Universcity: Towards a Holistic Approach to Educational Virtual City Design. Proceeding of 16th International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2010) Virtual Campus as an arena for educational activities (Invited talk). Web Based Education 2010 ; 2010-03-15 - 2010-03-17.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Fominykh, Mikhail; Wyeld, Theodor G. (2010) Virtual Campus of NTNU as a place for 3D Educational Visualizations. Global Learn Asia Pacific (Global Learn) 2010, proceedings of.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Fominykh, Mikhail; Wyeld, Theodor G. (2010) Working on Educational Content in 3D Collaborative Virtual Environments: Challenges and Implications. Software Engineering and Applications. vol. 709.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Hokstad, Leif Martin. (2010) Analyzing and Monitoring Learning Communities in a Serious Games Context. The Second International Conference on Mobile, Hybrid, and On-Line Learning eL&mL 2010.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Hokstad, Leif Martin. (2010) Organizational Learning with Serious Games: Monitoring and Analyzing Communities. CSCL at Work . ACM GROUP conference; Sanibel Island, FL. 2010-10-07 - 2010-10-10.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Wyeld, Theodor G; Fominykh, Mikhail. (2010) Virtual Campus of NTNU as an Arena for Educational Activities. Software Engineering and Applications. vol. 688.

2009

  • Fominykh, Mikhail; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Morozov, Mikhail; Gerasimov, Alexei. (2009) Virtual Campus in the Context of an educational Virtual City: a Case Study. The International conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (Ed-Media 2009), proceedings of.
  • Fominykh, Mikhail; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Morozov, Mikhail; Gerasimov, Alexei. (2009) Virtual City as a Place for Educational and Social Activities. International Journal: Emerging Technologies in Learning. vol. 4 (S2).
  • Fominykh, Mikhail; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Morozov, Mikhail; Gerasimov, Alexei. (2009) Virtual City as a Place for Educational and Social Activities: a Case Study. The 4th International Conference on Interactive Mobile and Computer Aided Learning (IMCL2009), proceedings of.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2009) Educational visualizations in 3D virtual worlds (Tutorial). The 9th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies ; Riga. 2009-07-15 - 2009-07-17.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Chang, Teng-Wen. (2009) Multi-Cultural Educational Group Work in 3D Collaborative Virtual Environments: Identifying Challenges. Web-based Education (WBE 2009), proceedings of.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Hokstad, Leif Martin. (2009) Supporting Learning Communities through a Lifecycle in a Serious Games Context: Requirements for Social Tools. Computers and Advanced Technology in Education (CATE 2009), proceedings of.
  • Wyeld, Theodor G; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2009) Using Activity Theory to Assess the Effectiveness of an Online Learning Community: A Case Study in Remote Collaboration Using a 3D Virtual Environment. Virtual Community Practices and Social Interactive Media: Technology Lifecycle and Workflow Analysis.

2008

  • Fominykh, Mikhail; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Morozov, Mikhail. (2008) From 3D virtual museum to 3D collaborative virtual workshop. The 8th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, proceedings of.
  • Fominykh, Mikhail; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Morozov, Mikhail; Gerasimov, Alexei. (2008) Virtual Campus as a Framework for Educational and Social Activities. Computers and Advanced Technologies in Education, CATE 2008, proceedings of.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2008) Analyzing place metaphors in 3D educational collaborative virtual environments. Computers in Human Behavior. vol. 24 (2).
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Chang, Teng-Wen. (2008) Tower of Babel: Facilitating Multi-Cultural Educational Activities and Group Work With 3D Collaborative Virtual Environments. Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications conference, IMSA 2008, proceedings of.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Popescu, Manuela. (2008) The Third International Conference on Systems, ICONS 2008, proceedings of. IEEE. 2008. ISBN 978-0-7695-3105-2.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Wyeld, Theodor G. (2008) The Place Metaphor in 3D CVEs: a Pedagogical Case Study of the Virtual Stage. International Journal: Emerging Technologies in Learning. vol. 3 (1).
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Wyeld, Theodor G; Chang, Teng-Wen. (2008) Constructing a Virtual Tower of Babel: A Case Study in Cross-Cultural Collaboration Across Three Continents. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. vol. 4820.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Wyeld, Theodor G; Chang, Teng-Wen. (2008) Dealing with Cultural Differences in a 3D Virtual Classroom: A Case Study of Collaboratively Constructing a Virtual Tower of Babel. Web-Based Education, WBE 2008, proceedings of.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Wyeld, Theodor G; Lindås, Anders Einar. (2008) Developing Virtual Heritage Application with 3D Collaborative Virtual Environments and Mobile Devices in a Multi-cultural Team: Experiences and Challenges. The Third International Conference on Systems, ICONS 2008, proceedings of.

2007

2006

  • Sourin, Alexei; Sourina, Olga; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2006) Cyber-Learning in Cyberworlds. Journal of Cases on Information Technology. vol. 8 (4).
  • Wyeld, Theodor G; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Chang, Teng-Wen. (2006) The 3D CVE as a Cross-Cultural Classroom. The Architecture Co-Laboratory: Game, Set and Match II: on Computer Games, Advanced Geometries and Digital Technologies.
  • Wyeld, Theodor; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Chang, Teng-Wen. (2006) Virtually Collaborating Across Cultures: A Case Study of an Online Theatrical Performance in a 3D CVE Spanning Three Continents. The 6th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, proceedings.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2006) Creative Curriculum Visualization in a 3D CVE. Software Engineering and Applications.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2006) Editorial preface, Special Issue on Technology for Collaborative Learning, Advanced Technology for Learning journal. Advanced Technology for Learning. vol. 3 (4).
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2006) Place Metaphors in DigiMech Learning Environments. Software Engineering and Applications.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Sourin, Alexei; Sourina, Olga. (2006) Cybercampuses: design issues and future directions. The Visual Computer. vol. 22.
  • Wyeld, Theodor G; Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2006) Online 3D CVE Performance of T S Elliot's Cocktail Party: an example of Virtual Stage Place Metaphor. Software Engineering and Applications.

2005

  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2005) 3D educational CVEs: variety, usage areas, possibilities. Round table on 3D educational collaborative virtual environments ; Joensuu. 2005-09-24.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2005) Place Metaphors in Educational CVEs: An Extended Characterisation. Web-based Education - 2005.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Divitini, Monica. (2005) Supporting Collaborative Construction of Knowledge: Lessons Learned. COMPUTERS AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION - 2005.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Divitini, Monica. (2005) Using 3D CVEs for Collaborative Creation of Common Information Spaces: Experiences and Future Directions. Advanced Learning Technologies, 2005. ICALT 2005. Fifth IEEE International Conference on.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; La Russa, Gaetano. (2005) DigiMech Learning Environments: supporting social awareness in a community of humans, virtual humans and anthropomorphic robots. Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia, VSMM 2005. Virtual Reality at Work in the 21st Century. Impact on Society.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; La Russa, Gaetano. (2005) Virtual humans vs. anthropomorphic robots for education: how can they work together?. Frontiers in Education, 2005. FIE 2005. 35th Annual.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Sourin, Alexei; Sourina, Olga. (2005) Place Metaphors in Educational Cyberworlds: a Virtual Campus Case Study. International Conference on Cyberworlds 2005, proceedings.

2004

  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2004) A Repository of Virtual Places as Community Memory: an Experience of Use. ACM SIGGRAPH International Conference on Virtual Reality Continuum and its Applications in Industry (VRCAI'04) ; Singapore. 2004-06-16 - 2004-06-18.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2004) Social Awareness Mechanisms in Educational CVEs: Towards a New Characterization Framework. Workshop on Human Factors in Advanced Collaborative Environments, the ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, CSCW 2004 ; Chicago, Illinois. 2004-11-06.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2004) Supporting Social Awareness Among University Students in 3D CVEs: Benefits and Limitations. 2004 International Conference on Cyberworlds ; Tokyo. 2004-11-18 - 2004-11-20.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2004) Virtual Spaces as Artifacts: Implications for the Design of Educational CVEs. International Journal of Distance Education Technologies. vol. 2 (4).
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Divitini, Monica; Conradi, Reidar. (2004) Supporting Social Awareness among University Students with Collaborative Virtual Environments. 2004. ISBN 82-471-6360-8.

2003

  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2003) Repository of virtual places as community memory. 9th International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia 2003 . [Mangler data]; Montreal, Canada. 2003-10-17.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina. (2003) Virtual Spaces as Artifacts: Implications for the Design of Educational CVEs. Proceedings of 2003 International Conference on CYBERWORLDS, 3-5 December 2003, Singapore . [Mangler data]; Singapore. 2003-12-05.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Divitini, Monica. (2003) Collaborative Virtual Environments for Supporting Learning Communities: an Experience of Use. International Conference on Supporting Group Work (GROUP'2003) 9-12 November 2003 . [Mangler data]; Sanibel Island, FL, USA. 2003-11-12.
  • Prasolova-Førland, Ekaterina; Divitini, Monica. (2003) Supporting Social Awareness: Requirements for Educational CVE. 3rd IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT'2003) . [Mangler data]; Athens, Greece. 2003-07-11.