3D learning environment for “conscious individuals & livable environment for elementary students

2011-06-01
Kamalı Arslantaş, Tuğba
Cevizci Karataş, Esra
Leymun, Ceren
Tokel, Saniye Tuğba
Virtual worlds are emerging technologies that offer collaborative learning environments for both synchronous and asynchronous distance education. Recently, there is an increasing demand for using 3D (three-dimensional) learning environments in all areas of education because of the affordances they provide for learning. Second Life is one of the virtual worlds developed by Linden Lab Company which gives the chance to users to interact with each other. Users make these interactions through avatars which are the virtual representations of the users. This paper will include information about the design and the development of the 3D virtual learning space in Second Life, “Recycle It”. The main purpose of this 3D virtual environment is to teach elementary level students the topics including “Recycling”, “Energy Saving” and “Conscious Consumption”. In the presentation, the process of the design and the development of the environment and the experiences that we gained will be presented.
5th International Computer & Instructional Technologies Symposium, 22-24 September 2011

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Citation Formats
T. Kamalı Arslantaş, E. Cevizci Karataş, C. Leymun, and S. T. Tokel, “3D learning environment for “conscious individuals & livable environment for elementary students,” presented at the 5th International Computer & Instructional Technologies Symposium, 22-24 September 2011, Fırat University, Elazığ, Turey, 2011, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/82766.