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5/05/08

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Yasmin Kafai: The Learning Affordances of Pimples in Virtual Worlds

An associate professor of education from UCLA shares learnings from her study of the annual virtual public health epidemic in Whyville.net, “Whypox.” This continues our series on the affordances of virtual worlds and 21st century learning environments.
 
 

11/27/07

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Yasmin Kafai, Participatory Competencies in Virtual Worlds: From Collaborative to Collective Agency

An associate professor at UCLA and panelist at the recent public forum continues our discussion on learning in virtual worlds. She asks what new skills might be needed to learn how to successfully engage with the large collectives evident in virtual spaces. 

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