Journal of Virtual Worlds Research Volume 2, Number 1

Journal of Virtual Worlds Research Volume 2, Number 1 : Special Issue on Pedagogy, Education and Innovation

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Originally published online in 2009. Special Issue on Pedagogy, Education and Innovation The editorial team for this issue includes: Leslie Jarmon, University of Texas at Austin, USA Kenneth Y. T. Lim, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore B. Stephen Carpenter, II, Texas A&M University, USA This issue of the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research is dedicated to exploring the breadth of designs, pedagogies and curricular innovations that are actually already being applied to teaching and learning in virtual worlds. We encourage participation from a broad range of academics, researchers, educators, and educational practitioners from across the disciplinary spectrum - including, but not limited to: curriculum development, educational administration, distance education, information and knowledge management, instructional technology, e-learning, communication and education, sociology, art education, and visual culture. We strongly encourage submissions that illustrate key findings with examples and case studies; experimental research; pedagogical innovations; and best practices for the integration of virtual worlds technologies into the learning experience.show more

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  • Paperback | 306 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 17.53mm | 875.43g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508753334
  • 9781508753339

About Jeremiah P Spence

Jeremiah Spence is the founder of the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research in 2008 and was the Editor-in-Chief from 2008 until 2010 Jeremiah has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Latin American and Brazilian Studies from the University of Texas at Austin, a Masters of Arts degree in Communication Theory from the University of Texas at Austin and Doctor of Philosophy in Communication and Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. Additionally, Jeremiah has studied and researched at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico in Mexico, Fundacao Getulio Vargas in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Universidade Federal da Bahia in Salvador, Brazil, and the Universidade de Sao Paulo in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Jeremiah is co-editor and co-author of the book: Inequity in the Technopolis - Race, Class, Gender, and the Digital Divide in Austin - edited by Joseph Straubhaar, Jeremiah Spence, Zeynep Tufekci, and Roberta G. Lentz - published at the University of Texas Press in 2012."show more