Exploring the virtual classroom

Online education and the metaverse

Technological Perspectives

Annotated Bibliography of Technological Perspectives and Contributions for Education in 3D Virtual Worlds 

Antunes, R.; Morgado, L.; Martins, P.; Fonseca, B. (2008). Managing 3D Virtual ClassroomsLearning Technology 10(1), 3-5. link

Fonseca, B.; Paredes, H.; Rafael, Lt. J.; Morgado, L.; Martins, P. (2011). A Software Architecture for Collaborative Training in Virtual Worlds: F-16 Airplane Engine Maintenance. In A.S. Vivacqua, C. Gutwin, & M.R.S. Borges (Eds.), “Collaboration and Technology”, pp. 102-109, ISBN 978-3-642-23800-0. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg. [40]

Gregory, S., Gregory, B., Reiners, T., Fardinpour, A., Hillier, M., Lee, M. J. W., . . . Larson, I. (2013). Virtual worlds in Australian and New Zealand higher education: Remembering the past, understanding the present and imagining the future. In H. Carter, M. Gosper, & J. Hedberg (Eds.), Electric dreams. Proceedings of the 30th ASCILITE Conference (pp. 312-324). Sydney, Australia: Macquarie University.

Lee, M. J. W., & Dalgarno, B. (2011). Scaffolding discovery learning in 3D virtual environments: Challenges and considerations for instructional design. In S. Hai-Jew (Ed.), Virtual immersive and 3D learning spaces: Emerging technologies and trends (pp. 138-169). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi

Pinheiro, A.; Fernandes, P.; Maia, A.; Cruz, G.; Pedrosa, D.; Fonseca, B.; Paredes, H.; Martins, P.; Morgado, L.; Rafael, J. (2012). Development of a Mechanical Maintenance Training Simulator in OpenSimulator for F-16 Aircraft EnginesProcedia Computer Science, 15, 248-255. doi

Sequeira, L.; Morgado, L. (2013). Mechanisms of three-dimensional content transfer between the OpenSimulator and the Second Life Grid® platformsJournal of Gaming & Virtual Worlds, 5(1), 41-57. doi

Silva, E.; Silva, N.; Paredes, H.; Martins, P.; Fonseca, B.; & Morgado, L. (2012). An Ontology-Oriented Architecture for Platform-Independent Multi-User ChoreographiesLearning Technology, 14(2). link

Silva, E.; Silva, N.; Paredes, H.; Martins, P.; Fonseca, B.; Morgado, L. (2012). Development of platform-independent multi-user choreographies for virtual worlds based on ontology combination and mapping. In “VL/HCC 2012, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing, September 30-October4 – Innsbruck, Austria”, 149-152. doi

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