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British Journal of Educational Technology

May 2009 Volume 40, Number 3


Carina Girvan; Sara Hennessy; Manolis Mavrikis; Sara Price; Niall Winters

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Number of articles: 3

  1. Socialisation for learning at a distance in a 3‐D multi‐user virtual environment

    Palitha Edirisingha, Ming Nie, Mark Pluciennik & Ruth Young

    This paper reports findings of a pilot study that examined the pedagogical potential of Second Life (SL), a popular three‐dimensional multi‐user virtual environment (3‐D MUVE) developed by the... More

    pp. 458-479

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  2. Learning in 3‐D multiuser virtual environments: Exploring the use of unique 3‐D attributes for online problem‐based learning

    Nicholas Omale, Wei‐Chen Hung, Lara Luetkehans & Jessamine Cooke‐Plagwitz

    The purpose of this article is to present the results of a study conducted to investigate how the attributes of 3‐D technology such as avatars, 3‐D space, and comic style bubble dialogue boxes... More

    pp. 480-495

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  3. Exploring the educational potential of virtual worlds—Some reflections from the SPP

    Peter Twining

    This paper describes and reflects on the development of the Schome Park Programme (SPP), which was established with the specific aim of extending our thinking about schome, which aims to be the... More

    pp. 496-514

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