Monthly Archives: March 2012

“The effects of virtual space on learning: A literature review”

If you’re interested in the use of virtual worlds in education and immersive learning, it’s always a challenge finding good research papers on the subject. Which is why I was so excited today when I discovered Olle Sköld’s paper “The … Continue reading

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What’s your Dream Chair?

Like many people, I work full-time from home.  Most of my workday is spent immersed in a technological web of online communication and 3d simulation.  Which means I’m mostly sitting in front of my computer. When assembling a home office, … Continue reading

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An Educator’s Field Trip to a Jibe Virtual World

Marianne Riis works at the Multi-User Virtual Environments Research (MUVER) Lab at Aalborg University Copenhagen in Denmark. She’s teaching a class focused on interpersonal Computer Mediated Communication (CMC) this spring, and recent topics have included avatar-based communication. Marianne decided to … Continue reading

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Presentation at 2012 Follow the Sun: “Integrated Reality and Next Generation Virtual Worlds”

Follow the Sun 2012 is a free online conference that runs from March 27-30.  Here’s a summary from their website: “Digital Futures Institute, Beyond Distance Research Alliance, Athabasca University, and our commercial partners are proud to provide this year’s 48-hour, … Continue reading

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Institute for Digital Intermedia Arts – Virtual Broad Art Museum in Jibe

The Institute for Digital Intermedia Arts (IDIA) at Ball State University is a research and design studio exploring virtual reality, simulation, games and interactive interfaces. IDIA been commissioned to design and build a virtual presence and artworks for the upcoming … Continue reading

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