Design-Based Research on Gender , Class , Race , and Ethnicity in a Multi-User Virtual Environment

  title={Design-Based Research on Gender , Class , Race , and Ethnicity in a Multi-User Virtual Environment},
  author={Chris Dede and Diane Jass Ketelhut and Brian Nelson},
This National Science Foundation funded project utilizes graphical multi-user virtual environments (MUVEs) as a vehicle to study (1) classroombased situated learning and (2) the ways in which virtual environments may aid the transfer of learning from classroom contexts into real world settings. In the project’s River City curriculum, teams of middle school students are asked to collaboratively solve a simulated 19 century city’s problems with illness, through interaction with each others… CONTINUE READING


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