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Hebbel-Seeger, Andreas

Synthetic Worlds

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Table of contents

Part I. The Story of Virtual Worlds

1. TÜV NORD IN 3D: Avatars at Work—From Second Life to the Web 3D
Frank Boerger, Hanno Tietgens

2. How Linden Lab Built a Virtual World for Business and Education
Jean Miller

3. 3D3C Real Virtual Worlds 2010: Definition and Visions for Researchers
Yesha Sivan

Part II. Social Dimension in the Use of Virtual Worlds

4. Second Life as a Social Environment
Tanja Adamus, Axel Nattland, Lars Schlenker

5. Social Navigation for Learning in Immersive Worlds
Jon Dron

Part III. Collaboration

6. 3D Digital Environments for Virtual Teams
Michael A. Schuler

7. Second Life as a Virtual Lab Environment
Dennis Maciuszek, Alke Martens, Ulrike Lucke, Raphael Zender, Thomas Keil

Part IV. Learning and Education

8. Taking the Distance Out of Learning for Students Through a Virtual World
Sue Gregory

9. Pedagogical and Psychological Impacts of Teaching and Learning in Virtual Realities
Andreas Hebbel-Seeger

10. Virtual World-Building: Implications for Education and Training
Suzanne Aurilio

11. Game-Based Elements to Upgrade Bots to Non-Player Characters in Support of Educators
Lincoln C. Wood, Torsten Reiners

12. Collaborative Learning in Virtual Environments
Dennis Schäffer, Jörg Heeren

Part V. Use-cases and Scenarios of Integration

13. Business Meets Community in Virtual Berlin
Jan Northoff

Part VI. Development Issues and Implementation Benefits

14. Supporting Diverse Needs of Learning Groups: Towards Highly Flexible Learning Settings in Collaborative 3D Virtual Environments
Christian Gütl, Vanessa Chang, Stefan Freudenthaler

15. Transforming Ideas to Innovations: A Methodology for 3D Systems Development
Carl Dreher, Torsten Reiners, Heinz Dreher

Keywords: Economics/Management Science, Business Information Systems, Information Systems and Communication Service, Education (general)

Author(s)
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
2014
Series
Integrated Series in Information Systems
Page amount
20 pages
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781461462866

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