Learning in Metaverses: Co-Existing in Real Virtuality, 1st Edition

  • Eliane Schlemmer
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  • ISBN-10: 1466663529
  • ISBN-13: 9781466663527
  • DDC: 371.33468
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 351 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released December 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The potential of virtual world technologies to improve teaching and learning has been recognized in recent years, creating new possibilities for teaching and learning processes, with virtual environments impacting the achievement of student learning and collaboration. Learning in Metaverses: Co-Existing in Real Virtuality discusses a better way to understand this new learning universe, exploring the possibilities of new social organization through the use of avatars in virtual worlds. Examining platforms such as Web 3D, metaverse, MDV3D, ECODI, hybrid living and sharing spaces, gamification, alternate reality, mingled reality, and augmented reality to evaluate the possibilities for their implementation in education, this reference book will be of use to academics, educators, students, researchers, gamers, and professionals.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.

Title Page.

Copyright Page.

Advances in Educational Technologies and Instructional Design (AETID) Book Series.

Titles in this Series.


Table of Contents.




1: Teaching and Learning in the Networked Society.

2: Network Learning Culture and the Emerging Paradigm.

3: The Metaverse: 3D Digital Virtual Worlds.

4: Avatar: Building a “Digital Virtual Self”.

5: Immersion, Telepresence, and Digital Virtual Presence in Metaverses.

6: Interaction and Interactivity in Metaverse.

7: Autopoietic Machines and Alopoietic Machines: The Structural Coupling.

8: Cognition and Socio Cognition in Metaverse.

9: Online Education in Metaverse: Novelty or Innovation?.

10: Digital Virtual Communities in Metaverse.

11: The Real Virtuality of Metaverses.

12: Digital Virtual Sharing Spaces.

13: Digital Virtual Culture in Metaverse: The Metaculture?.

14: Nomadic Hybridism.

15: Brazilian Experiences in Metaverse.

Compilation of References.

About the Authors.