Supporting Social Interactions in Distance Education with a 3D Virtual Learning Space
2001 (English)In: Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2001 – World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications / [ed] Craig Montgomerie and Jarmo Viteli, Norfolk, VA, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education , 2001, 1751-1753 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
The paper introduces main ideas underlying an ongoing project directed at supporting social interactions in distance education with 3D virtual learning spaces. It is assumed that Active Worlds can constitute environments, which will make it possible to capitalize on tacit aspects of social context, critical for effective learning. In addition, challenges for the technical and educational design of such environments are discussed.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Norfolk, VA, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education , 2001. 1751-1753 p.
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-49184ISBN: 1-880094-42-8OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-49184DiVA: diva2:453390
ED-MEDIA 2001 – World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications. June 25-30, 2001, Tampere, Finland