Monthly Archives: May 2011

Defining Virtual Worlds and Virtual Environments

The following is a bibliography and selected quote from:   Schroeder, R. (2008). Defining Virtual Worlds and Virtual Environments. Journal of Virtual Worlds Research, 1(1), 2-3.   Selected Quote: “The difference between virtual reality or virtual environments as against virtual … Continue reading

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What are the learning affordances of 3-D virtual environments?

The following is a bibliography, abstract, selected quotes, and potential readings, from:   Dalgarno, B., & Lee, J. W. (2010). What are the Learning Affordances of 3-D Virtual Environments. British Journal of Educational Technology, 41(1), 10 – 32. doi:doi:10.1111/j.1467-8535.2009.01038.x [AJs … Continue reading

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An Ecology of Embodied Interaction: Pedagogy and homo virtualis

The following is a bibliography, with selected quotes and additional reading options, from: Jarmon, L. (2009). An Ecology of Embodied Interaction: Pedagogy and homo virtualis. Journal of Virtual Worlds Research, 2(1), 3-9. Selected Quotes “Three critical elements for engagement in … Continue reading

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A Typology of Virtual Worlds

The following is a bibliography, abstract, selected quotes, and additional reading from: Messinger, P. R., Stroulia, E., & Lyons, K. (2008). A Typology of Virtual Worlds: Historical Overview and Future Directions. Journal of Virtual Worlds Research, 1(1), 1-18. Abstract:¬†Virtual worlds … Continue reading

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The six learnings of Second Life:

The following is a bibliography and some highlighted quotes from: Lim, K. Y. T. (2009). The six learnings of Second Life: A framework for designing curricular interventions in-world. Journal of Virtual Worlds Research, 2(1), 3-11. Abstract:¬†In this paper, a framework … Continue reading

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