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ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2013 (2013) pp. 373–378
For the past decade, educators have participated in virtual world teaching. Manukau Institu te of Technology entered the virtual world of Second Life in 2009. Since then foundation or bridging students have repeatedly demonstrated skill development...
International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments Vol. 4, No. 2 (April 2013) pp. 107–123
Art and design students in SL experience the advantages of a visually rich environment where they can take a leading role in their own learning, have the opportunity to create objects that defy real world limitations, are immersive and interactive,...
Lisa Jacka; Sue Gregory; Frederick Stokes-Thompson; Lindy McKeown Orwin; Helen Farley; Allan Ellis; Scott Grant; Merle Hearns
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2011 (2011) pp. 622–623
The DEHub Virtual Worlds Working Group (VWWG) consists of Australian and New Zealand higher education academics investigating the role that virtual worlds (VWs) play in the future of education. A sub group of the VWWG that includes Higher Degree...