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.
I think it’s fantastic when educators share experiences like this. It helps educators and students learn from each other, and it also helps virtual world platform providers learn how to make their technology as useful to educators as possible.
Thank you, Marianne!