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International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments

July 2014 Volume 5, Number 3

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Number of articles: 3

  1. The Creation of a Theoretical Framework for Avatar Creation and Revision

    Dennis Beck & Cheryl Murphy, College of Education and Health Professions, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, United States

    Multi-User Virtual Environments (MUVE) are increasingly being used in education and provide environments where users can manipulate minute details of their avatar's appearance including those... More

    pp. 1-17

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  2. Learner Acceptance of Using Virtual Patient Encounters to Train Foreign Healthcare Professionals in Swedish

    Uno Fors & Olivier Courteille, Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden

    Healthcare professionals need good communication skills to be able to communicate with patients. In such provider-patient communication, the professional needs to be well understood by the patient,... More

    pp. 18-32

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  3. Classroom Orchestration: Balancing between Personal and Collaborative Learning Processes

    Raija Hämäläinen, Finnish Institute for Educational Research & Faculty of Education, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland; Kati Laine, Finnish Institute for Educational Research, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland

    The nature of vocational education needs has changed. In authentic vocational classroom contexts, there is a rising need to develop new ways to integrate ongoing and overlapping processes of... More

    pp. 33-50

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