DESIGNING 3D COLLABORATIVE VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS TO UTILIZE THE PEDAGOGICAL BENEFITS OF CSCL

Th. Tsiatsos, A. Konstantinidis

Abstract

In this paper, we aim to aid designers of 3D collaborative virtual environments in their work by presenting the pedagogical benefits of computer supported collaborative learning (CSCL) and discussing how these can be utilized in the definition of certain design guidelines for CVEs. We also present the challenges faced by CVE designers due to both the inherent characteristics of CVEs and the purpose these applications are designed to fulfil. Finally, based on bibliographical studies we suggest how these challenges can be overcome through thoughtful consideration of certain design principles.

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Tsiatsos T. and Konstantinidis A. (2008). DESIGNING 3D COLLABORATIVE VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS TO UTILIZE THE PEDAGOGICAL BENEFITS OF CSCL . In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-8111-26-5, pages 408-413. DOI: 10.5220/0001528204080413


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@conference{webist08,
author={Th. Tsiatsos and A. Konstantinidis},
title={DESIGNING 3D COLLABORATIVE VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS TO UTILIZE THE PEDAGOGICAL BENEFITS OF CSCL},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},
year={2008},
pages={408-413},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001528204080413},
isbn={978-989-8111-26-5},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
TI - DESIGNING 3D COLLABORATIVE VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS TO UTILIZE THE PEDAGOGICAL BENEFITS OF CSCL
SN - 978-989-8111-26-5
AU - Tsiatsos T.
AU - Konstantinidis A.
PY - 2008
SP - 408
EP - 413
DO - 10.5220/0001528204080413