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Utilizing Virtual and Personal Learning Environments for Optimal Learning.


Utilizing Virtual and Personal Learning Environments for Optimal Learning

Edited by Krista Terry and Amy Cheney

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375 pages



Advances in Educational Technologies and Instructional Design


Researchers in education technology, computers, and education discuss applications of immersive learning environments; personal learning environments; identity, community, and citizenship; and emerging research methodologies. The topics include teacher perceptions of the practicality and effectiveness of immersive ecological simulation, students as designers of virtual world learning environments, using massively multiplayer role playing games to support second-language learning: a case study of the student journey, the trajectory of an institutional personal learning environment in higher education based on an electronic portfolios system, and revisiting the effects and affordances of virtual manipulatives for mathematics learning. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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