Voisey, C (2015) The potential for virtual worlds in Higher Education: A short literature review. Journal of Academic Development and Education, 4.

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Technology is changing the way University courses are taught; the use of virtual worlds such as Linden Labs Second Life are providing a novel approach to teaching students in a range of disciplines. While few studies are available that assess the quality of learning which takes place in these environments, the potential for this technology is significant. An overview of the current status of the use of virtual worlds in academia is presented, together with examples of studies where pedagogical evaluation supports the use of virtual worlds.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Pharmacy
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2019 07:33
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2019 13:06
URI: https://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/6627

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