Eight Years of Utilizing Virtual Worlds for Education: A View from the Trenches
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The integration of emerging technologies in higher education presents a new set of challenges and opportunities for educators. With a growing need for customized lesson plans in online education, educators are rethinking the design and development of their learning environments. Utilizing Virtual and Personal Learning Environments for Optimal Learning expertly combines informative chapters and relevant case studies on the effective use of technology to enhance online education for students of varying learning styles and abilities. This publication is an essential reference source for educators, researchers, professionals, and upper-level students with an interest in leveraging digital technologies and virtual environments to enhance personalization in learning. This publication features timely research and case studies focused on online teaching and learning techniques in higher education including immersive technologies, research methodologies, and pedagogical designs.

Author(s):
Stefan Schutt, Dale Linegar, education

Topic(s):
virtual worlds

Journal:
Utilizing Virtual and Personal Learning Environments for Optimal Learning

Journal:
Schutt, S & Linegar, D (2015). “Eight Years of Utilizing Virtual Worlds for Education: A View from the Trenches”, Utilizing Virtual and Personal Learning Environments for Optimal Learning, IGI Global

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