ERIC Number: EJ792154
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Reference Count: 18
Learning in 3-D Virtual Worlds: Rethinking Media Literacy
Educational Technology, v48 n2 p38-41 Mar-Apr 2008
3-D virtual worlds, as a new form of learning environments in the 21st century, hold great potential in education. Learning in such environments, however, demands a broader spectrum of literacy skills. This article identifies a new set of media literacy skills required in 3-D virtual learning environments by reviewing exemplary 3-D virtual learning programs in K-12 settings.
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Media Literacy, Computer Simulation, Elementary School Students, High School Students, Computer Mediated Communication, Educational Environment, Computers, Games, Communication Skills
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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