The Effectiveness of Virtual Worlds for Education: An Empirical Study

@inproceedings{Jestice2010TheEO,
  title={The Effectiveness of Virtual Worlds for Education: An Empirical Study},
  author={Rebecca Jestice and Surinder Singh Kahai},
  booktitle={AMCIS},
  year={2010}
}
Despite the widespread popularity of using virtual worlds for education, only a few studies have compared learning outcomes in virtual worlds versus other, less resource­intensive media. A within­subjects study examined cognitive and affective learn­ ing outcomes when using a virtual world and voice­over slide presentations to learn about the Forbidden… CONTINUE READING