Immersion defined as concentration: complete attention; intense mental effort wordnet.princeton.edu/perl/webwn
Immersion is the state of consciousness where an immersant's awareness of physical self is diminished or lost by being surrounded in an engrossing total environment; often artificial. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Immersion_(virtual_reality)
How do we engage students?
How do we create an engrossing environment?
How do we gage students' immersion in learning? Do we allow for individual differences in expression?
Credit to the New York Times who originally posted this video at: http://video.nytimes.com/video/2008/11/21/magazine/1194833565213/immersion.html