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PhD Defence by Marianne Riis

PhD Defence by Marianne Riis

Marianne Riis will defend her PhD thesis: Avatar-mediation and transformation of practice in a 3d virtual world - Meaning, identity, and learning.

Tidspunkt

26.01.2017 kl. 15.30 - 18.30

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Assessment Committee

Professor Thomas Ryberg, Aalborg University (chair)
Professor Nina Bonderup Dohn, University of Southern Denmark
Professor Sian Bayne, The University of Edinburgh, Great Britain

Supervisor

Professor Lone Dirckinck-Holmfeld, Aalborg University

About the PhD thesis: Avatar-mediation and transformation of practice in a 3d virtual world - Meaning, identity, and learning

The purpose of this study is to understand and conceptualize the transformation of a particular community of pedagogical practice based on the implementation of the 3D virtual world, Second Life™. The community setting is a course at the Danish online postgraduate Master's programme on ICT and Learning, which is formally situated at Aalborg University. The study is guided by two research questions focusing on the participants' responses to the avatar phenomenon and the design of the course.

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About Marianne Riis

Arrangør

Department of Communication and Psychology

Adresse

AC Meyers Vænge 15 (A) Room B1-1.008 (Auditorium)

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