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Pedagogy – Taking Stock and Looking Forward (Part 2)

Volume 12, No. 1


Issue cover: Blue glass ball reflects a view of seashore

Issue editors:

Dr. Kenneth Y. T. Lim (Prime), National Institute of Education, Singapore

Dr. Catia Ferreira, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal

2019 marks the tenth anniversary of a landmark issue of the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research, which was themed on ‘Pedagogy.’ Volume 2 Number 1 of the journal was the fruition of a vision of the late Leslie Jarmon, a pioneer academic in the use of virtual worlds and immersive environments for learning. Much has changed since the heady days of the late 2000s, yet many aspects have proved enduring.

This issue represents the concluding half of an effort to commemorate the occasion and aims to document both the present and emerging state-of-the-art, covering the adoption, design, enaction, scaling and translation of immersive and/or mixed-reality environments for learning, and in other contexts of education.

Original call: CfP – Pedagogy


Issue Editors’ Corner

Editorial
Kenneth Y T Lim, Catia Ferreira

Peer Reviewed Research Papers

Practical Learning in Virtual Worlds: Confronting Literature with Health Educators’ Perspectives
Kate Dagleish, Mary Laurenson

Alternative Embodied Cognitions at Play Evaluation of Audio-Based Navigation in Virtual Settings via Interactive Sounds
Enrico Gandolfi, Robert Clements

Pedagogy of Productive Failure: Navigating the Challenges of Integrating VR into the Classroom
Marijel Melo, Elizabeth Bentley, Ken S. McAllister, José Cortez

Virtual Reality in Education: Focus on the Role of Emotions and Physiological Reactivity
Mikko Vesisenaho, Merja Juntunen, Päivi Häkkinen, Johanna Pöysä-Tarhonen, Janne Fagerlund, Iryna Miakush, Tiina Parviainen

Published: January 31, 2019