Learning as immersive experiences: Using the four-dimensional framework for designing and evaluating immersive learning experiences in a virtual world

@article{Freitas2010LearningAI,
  title={Learning as immersive experiences: Using the four-dimensional framework for designing and evaluating immersive learning experiences in a virtual world},
  author={Sara de Freitas and Genaro Rebolledo-Mendez and Fotis Liarokapis and George D. Magoulas and Alexandra Poulovassilis},
  journal={BJET},
  year={2010},
  volume={41},
  pages={69-85}
}
Traditional approaches to learning have often focused upon knowledge transfer strategies that have centred on textually-based engagements with learners, and dialogic methods of interaction with tutors. The use of virtual worlds, with text-based, voice-based and a feeling of ‘presence’ naturally is allowing for more complex social interactions and designed learning experiences and role plays, as well as encouraging learner empowerment through increased interactivity. To unpick these complex… CONTINUE READING
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