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Virtual Worlds and Education (Special Issue of Educational Research)

Twining, Peter (2010). Virtual Worlds and Education (Special Issue of Educational Research). Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK.

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This special issue of Educational Research focuses on developing our thinking about the educational possibilities of Virtual Worlds, which are defined here as being environments within which users are represented by and operate through an avatar and can interact with others over the internet or local area network. It includes an editorial and six papers which span schools and higher education, a range of different virtual world platforms, across different disciplines. The emphasis is on moving from descriptive accounts to frameworks and models for conceptualising the field.

Item Type: Other
Copyright Holders: 2010 Taylor & Francis
Academic Unit/School: 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)
Education Futures
Item ID: 25047
Depositing User: Peter Twining
Date Deposited: 07 Jan 2011 10:57
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2018 15:58
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