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Introduction: challenging education in virtual worlds

Ferguson, Rebecca; Sheehy, Kieron and Clough, Gill (2010). Introduction: challenging education in virtual worlds. In: Sheehy, Kieron; Ferguson, Rebecca and Clough, Gill eds. Virtual Worlds: Controversies at the Frontier of Education. Education in a Competitive and Globalizing World. Hauppauge, N.Y: Nova Science Publishers.

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Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2010 Nova Science Publishers
ISBN: 1-60876-261-0, 978-1-60876-261-3
Extra Information: Contents of the book:

Chapter 1: Introduction: challenging education in virtual worlds.

Chapter 2: Virtual worlds: the states of play.

Chapter 3: Living in immaterial worlds: Who are we when we learn and teach in virtual worlds?

Chapter 4: The business of child protection in educational virtual worlds.

Chapter 5: Learning together and alone in virtual worlds.

Chapter 6: Virtual worlds are authentic sites for learning.

Chapter 7: 21st century skills... all dressed up in the technology of the knowledge age.

Chapter 8: When educational worlds collide.

Chapter 9: Breaking down the barriers.

Chapter 10: Inclusive education and virtual worlds: the Teacher Embodiment And LEarning Affordance Framework (TEALEAF).

Keywords: virtual reality in education
Academic Unit/School: Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI) > Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI)
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Education, Childhood, Youth and Sport
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Childhood Youth and Sport Group (CYSG)
Item ID: 18473
Depositing User: Kieron Sheehy
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2010 08:33
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2017 16:59
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