Analyzing place metaphors in 3D educational collaborative virtual environments

@article{PrasolovaFrland2008AnalyzingPM,
  title={Analyzing place metaphors in 3D educational collaborative virtual environments},
  author={Ekaterina Prasolova-F\orland},
  journal={Computers in Human Behavior},
  year={2008},
  volume={24},
  pages={185-204}
}
In the recent years, the usage of three dimensional (3D) Collaborative Virtual Environments (CVEs) for educational purposes has increased. The metaphors behind the design of virtual places are quite diverse, from replication of real universities to art museums and scientific labs. This paper reports the results of a case study where the students of our university, as a part of their course assignment, analyzed place metaphors used in a range of 3D educational CVEs vs. the corresponding… CONTINUE READING
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