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Higher education in virtual worlds : teaching and learning in Second Life / edited by Charles Wankel, Jan Kingsley
1st ed
Bingley, U.K. : Emerald Group Pub., c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  LC5803.C65 H53 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Distance education -- Computer-assisted instruction
Second Life (Game)
Simulation games in education
Education, Higher -- Computer-assisted instruction
Shared virtual environments
Avatars (Virtual reality)
Computer games
Physical Description viii, 256 p. ; ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents Overcoming the entry barriers to Second Life in higher education / Gavin Dudeney and Howard Ramsay -- Communication challenges and opportunities for educators using Second Life / John C. Sherblom, Lesley A. Withers and Lynnette G. Leonard -- Inclusion benefits and barriers of "once-removed" participation / Simon Ball and Rob Pearce -- Opportunities and challenges for business education in Second Life / Edwin Love, Steven C. Ross and Wendy Wilhelm -- Virtual worlds and business schools--the case of INSEAD / Andreas M. Kaplan -- ONline instructor immediacy and instructor-student relationships in Second Life / Traci L. Anderson -- Cross-world branding--one world is not enough / Nina Belei, Gwen Noteborn and Ko de Ruyter -- Literary analysis as serious play in Second Life / Mary McAleer Balkun, Mary Zedeck and Heidi Trotta -- Second Life--a context for design learning / Ning Gu, Leman Figen Gul, Anthony Williams and Walaiporn Nakapan -- The theatre of performance appraisal: role-play in Second Life / Shona Morse, Fiona Littleton, Hamish Macleod and Rory Ewins -- Using Second Life at the Open University: how the virtual world can facilitate learning for staff and students / Steph Broadribb, Anna Peachey, Chris Carter and Francine Westrap -- Aging, lifelong learning, and the virtual world of Second Life / Leslie Jarmon, Tomoko Watanabe Traphagan, John W. Traphagan and Lynn Jones Eaton
Alternate Author Wankel, Charles
Kingsley, Jan

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