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Using virtual worlds for online role play

Gardner, Michael and Horan, Bernard (2011) 'Using virtual worlds for online role play.' In: Delgado Kloos, Carlos and Garcia Rueda, Jose Jesus and Ibanez Espiga, Maria Blanca, (eds.) Proceedings of the 1st European Immersive Education Summit (iED 2011). Idea Group Publishing, University Carlos III Madrid, Spain. ISBN 9788489315662

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Abstract

The paper explores the use of virtual worlds to support online role-play as a collaborative activity. This paper describes some of the challenges involved in building online role-play environments in a virtual world and presents some of the ideas being explored by the project in the role-play applications being developed. Finally we explore how this can be used within the context of immersive education and 3D collaborative environments.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Virtual worlds, simulations, role-play, collaboration, learning, serious games
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, School of
Depositing User: Clare Chatfield
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2012 08:45
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2014 11:17
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/3846

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