The Genesis of a Virtual World - Revisited

ASU Author/Contributor (non-ASU co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Robert L. Sanders Ed.D., Professor (Creator)
Institution
Appalachian State University (ASU )
Web Site: http://www.library.appstate.edu/

Abstract: Constructing a virtual world requires certain technical skills and the ability to make difficult decisions regarding how the world will look and feel. However, the most difficult aspect of building a virtual world has less to do with the building of the virtual spaces and more to do the conceptualisation of how teaching and learning will occur in this new type of environment. This paper examines some of the issues involved in the process of planning a virtual learning world by focusing on key design questions that need to be asked prior to building virtual instructional spaces.

Additional Information

Publication
Sanders, R.L. (2007). The genesis of a virtual world - revisited. International Journal of Web Based Communities, 3(3), pp. 271-282. Published by Interscience. (ISSN: 1477-8394) DOI: 10.1504/IJWBC.2007.014238
Language: English
Date: 2007