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Virtual Social Worlds and Future of Learning

by Barbara Knight
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Material Type: Presentation Technical Format: Other Location: Go to Material or Mirror Site View in original language Date Added: January 17, 2008 Date Modified: August 15, 2009 [Report Broken Link] MERLOT Academic Support Author: Tony O'Driscoll IBM Center for Advanced Learning Submitter : Ray Purdom Description: A 10-minute video describing the 7 Sensibilities that Differentiate Virtual Social Worlds from other interactive media and makes the argument that these sensibilities provide us with unprecedented freedom to create true experential learning opportunities. These include Flow, Repetition, Experimentation, Engagement, Doing, Observing, and Motivation. Keywords: second life Browse in Categories: - Academic Support Services/Faculty Development/Teaching Strategies/Experiential Learning - Academic Support Services/Faculty Development/Selecting and Using Tools - Academic Support Services/Faculty Development/Teaching Strategies - Academic Support Services/Virtual Environments More information about this material: Primary Audience: College Upper Division, College Lower Division, High School, College General Ed Learning Management System: WebCT , Blackboard , Desire2Learn , Angel Learning Language: English Copyright: unsure Source Code Available: unsure Section 508 compliant: unsure Cost Involved: no Creative Commons: no

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