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International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments (IJVPLE) Volume 5, Issue 4

Book Description

The International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments (IJVPLE) provides readers with comprehensive coverage of developments in learning technologies for an international readership of educators, technologists, and trainers. The journal is a primary source for academics, professionals, corporate trainers, and policy makers in information and communication technologies. The journal publishes high quality contributions (papers, book reviews) on a range of fields associated with Course Management Systems (CMS), Learning Management Systems (LMS), Virtual Learning Environments (VLE), Social Networking Sites (SNS), Personalized Learning Environments (PLE), and 3D virtual worlds, including for example Second Life (SL). Articles published in the journal cover education and training, concentrating on the theory, application, and development of learning technologies. There is a particular interest in the application of new and emerging information and communication technologies in education and training.

This issue contains the following articles:

  • Shifts in Student Motivation during Usage of a Multi-User Virtual Environment for Ecosystem Science
  • In-World Behaviors and Learning in a Virtual World
  • Incidental Learning in 3D Virtual Environments: Relationships to Learning Style, Digital Literacy and Information Display
  • Construct Validation of an Online Reading Strategy Inventory for Use in Iran