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Virtual worlds for education

2-3 page report on a cutting edge educational technology you can choose a technology that you think has had the biggest impact, something you are interested in, or something you want to know more about from a technological perspective.

In your report, be sure to explain the technology, how it can be used for education, the benefits and drawbacks, and how you think it will be used (or not) in the future. If you are unsure what to choose, you could pick a topic like MOOCs , educational content management systems (CMS), clicker systems, virtual worlds in education, etc.  Make sure that you cite your sources using APA style.



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A virtual world is a unique and flexible environment that is created for the purposes of distance learning, simulation and online presence. Many associate virtual worlds with the gaming industry and the military. In the recent past Virtual worlds have started to dominate the field of education as what this cutting edge technology offers to the field is non comparable (Duncan et al., 2012)…..


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