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Global Learn 2016 (Apr 28, 2016) pp. 323–332
This paper is a report on the results of an investigation of student satisfaction and critical thinking in an avatar-based, 3D virtual environment music assignment. Students were asked to complete a series of discussion activities with small groups...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 2054–2061
This presentation describes and showcases an undergraduate course that was designed to teach pre-service teachers to use game-building software in the classroom. The course advocates a constructionist approach to guide pre-service teachers in their...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2012 (Oct 09, 2012) pp. 1686–1690
Abstract: The issue of how students learn in virtual worlds is one that needs to be explored. This study seeks to determine whether or not students can learn incidentally within virtual worlds and whether or not they are better at incidentally...
Patricia Boechler; Sharla King; Eleni Stroulia; Michael Carbonaro; Erik deJong; Ewa Wasniewski; David Chodos
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010 (Oct 18, 2010) pp. 610–615
To address the need for interprofessional communications training for health science students, we developed and tested a virtual world (Second Life) for the delivery of a mock patient interview session. Health science students enrolled in an...
Virtual Campus Orientation: Supporting Students’ Transition to Post-Secondary Before They Actually Arrive
Patricia Boechler; Eleni Stroulia; Erik deJong; Matthew Delaney; Mike Carbonaro; Corbett Artym; Wayne Thomas; Jeff Klassen
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 246–249
Transitioning to postsecondary education from secondary school is an important and critical adjustment for young adults (Pascarella & Terenzini, 2005). Our research project is designed to leverage the use of virtual environments to support new...
- Boechler, Patricia (5)
- deJong, Erik (5)
- Stroulia, Eleni (4)
- Carbonaro, Michael (2)
- Delaney, Matthew (2)
- Thomas, Wayne (2)
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