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  • Growing the use of Virtual Worlds in education : an OpenSim perspective 

    Allison, Colin; Campbell, Anne; Davies, Christopher John; Dow, Lisa; Kennedy, Sarah; McCaffery, John Philip; Miller, Alan Henry David; Oliver, Iain Angus; Perera, Galhenage Indika Udaya Shantha (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Departamento de Ingeniería Telemática, 2012-11-25) - Conference item
    The growth in the range of disciplines that Virtual Worlds support for educational purposes is evidenced by recent applications in the fields of cultural heritage, humanitarian aid, space exploration, virtual laboratories ...
  • Living history with Open Virtual Worlds : Reconstructing St Andrews Cathedral as a stage for historic narrative 

    Kennedy, Sarah; Dow, Lisa; Oliver, Iain Angus; Sweetman, Rebecca Jane; Miller, Alan Henry David; Campbell, Anne; Davies, Christopher John; McCaffery, John Philip; Allison, Colin; Green, Daryl; Luxford, Julian Marcus; Fawcett, Richard (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Departamento de Ingeniería Telemática, 2012-12) - Conference item
    St Andrews Cathedral is located on the East Coast of Scotland, construction started in 1160 and spanned Romanesque and Gothic architectural styles. It was consecrated in 1318, four years after the battle of Bannockburn in ...
  • Managing humanitarian emergencies : Teaching and learning with a virtual humanitarian disaster tool 

    Ajinomoh, Olatokunbo; Miller, Alan Henry David; Dow, Lisa; Gordon-Gibson, Alasdair; Burt, Eleanor (SciTePress, 2012) - Conference item
    The importance of specialist intervention in the form of humanitarian aid from governments, NGOs and other aid agencies during a humanitarian emergency cannot be over-emphasised. Humanitarian aid is the assistance provided ...
  • Open Virtual Worlds : A serious platform for experiential and game based learning 

    Miller, Alan Henry David; Allison, Colin; Getchell, Kristoffer Marc (Association for Information Systems, 2012) - Book item
    This paper presents our experiences of and reflections on five years work in using virtual worlds to support exploratory learning across a range of disciplines and educational contexts. Both educational and systems aspects ...
  • Requirements for educational support tools in Virtual Worlds 

    Duncan, Ishbel Mary Macdonald; Coull, Natalie, J (INSTICC-Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication, 2012-04-18) - Conference item
    Virtual Worlds have been used for online gaming, socialising, business advertising and education. As the educational uses become more sophisticated from early information advertising and teaching resources to simulated ...
  • Virtual worlds, real traffic : interaction and adaptation 

    Oliver, Iain Angus; Miller, Alan Henry David; Allison, Colin (ACM Press - Association for Computing Machinery, 2010) - Conference item
    Metaverses such as Second Life (SL) are a relatively new type of Internet application. Their functionality is similar to online 3D games but differs in that users are able to construct the environment their avatars inhabit ...