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Multidisciplinary study of tutoring using virtual characters and second life

Author
Amante, B.; Del Campo, D.; Martinez, M.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
International Conference on Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training 2012
Date of publication
2012
Presentation's date
2012
Book of congress proceedings
2012 International conference on information technology based higher education and training (ITHET): ITHET 2012, June 21-23, Istanbul, Turkey
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1109/ITHET.2012.6246015 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/18862 Open in new window
URL
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6246015 Open in new window
Abstract
In this article we present the planning and methodology followed in order to apply virtual tutoring sessions in different subjects and universities. The Second Life environment, together with the Voki speaking avatars will be employed. It is a multidisciplinary study that includes personal and collective tutoring sessions, answering key questions through animated avatars, virtual labs, and posters exhibition for peer-evaluation. From a survey run among the students it is concluded that most of t...
Citation
Amante, B.; Del Campo, D.; Martinez, M. Multidisciplinary study of tutoring using virtual characters and second life. A: International Conference on Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training. "2012 International conference on information technology based higher education and training (ITHET): ITHET 2012, June 21-23, Istanbul, Turkey". Istanbul: 2012.
Group of research
CRnE - Barcelona Research Center in Multiscale Science and Engineering
ENMA - Environmental Engineering
IAFARG- Industrial and Aeronautical Fluid-dynamic Applications Research Group
R2EM - Resource Recovery and Environmental Management

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