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Presence for professional development: students in the virtual world

Peachey, Anna and Herman, Clem (2011). Presence for professional development: students in the virtual world. Learning Technology, 13(4) pp. 11–14.

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Abstract

This report describes virtual world activities for groups of students studying a course designed to support professional development especially following career breaks. The activity uses the virtual platform to augment the social aspect of belonging to a study cohort, exploiting the sense of presence and constructivist affordances of the 3-D environment.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2011 The Authors, IEEE Technical Committee on Learning Technology (IEEE TCLT)
ISSN: 1438-0625
Extra Information: Special Theme Section: Virtual Worlds for Academic, Organizational, and
Life-Long Learning
Academic Unit/Department: Other Departments > Development Office
Other Departments
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Item ID: 30274
Depositing User: Clem Herman
Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2011 16:16
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2016 04:16
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/30274
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