11:1 – Assembled 2018 (Part 1)

Volume 11, Number 1 (2018):

JVWR Assembled 2018 Issue Editors: Angie Cox, Trident University International; Edgardo Donovan, Trident University International; Miao Feng, NORC at the University of Chicago; Felipe Nunes, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

This issue includes five exciting research studies covering a broad and diverse array of topic areas but still focuses on the enhancement of knowledge in the realm of Virtual Worlds. In essence, the name of the issue ‘Assembled,’ defines the wide spectrum of professionally peer-reviewed articles inspired by subject matter experts in their respective fields. The five elite manuscripts chosen for this issue provide significant contributions to Virtual World research in terms of theory, methodology, and practice.

Original Call: CfP: Assembled 2018

Issue Editor Corner

Angie Marie Cox, Edgardo Donovan, Miao Feng, Felipe Nunes

Peer Reviewed Research Papers

Virtual Parent-Child Relationships: A Case Study
Steven Downing

One Game – One Effect? What Playing “World of Warcraft” Means for Adolescents and Their Development
Florian Flueggen, Stephanie Doyle, Hermann Veith

Immersive Storytelling in 360-Degree Videos: An Analysis of Interplay Between Narrative and Technical Immersion
Ahmed Elmezeny, Nina Edenhofer, Jeffrey Wimmer

Avatar Sex – the Joy of the Not-Real
Peter F Wardle

Using 3D Worlds in Prison: Driving, Learning and Escape
Helen Sara Farley