An informal community of practice: The case of the DEHub Virtual Worlds Working Group

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Gregory S
Grant S
Butler D
Jacka L
Orwin L
Jones JK
Farley, Helen

The DEHub Virtual Worlds Working Group has an informal membership of nearly 200 members with an interest in education and virtual worlds within the Australian and New Zealand context. Members come from a variety of academic disciplines and may be teaching or research academics, Research Higher Degree candidates, project managers, virtual world builders and developers. The group acts as an informal Community of Practice, facilitating learning and the transfer of skills through social contact, opportunities to collaborate on projects and publications, and through the sharing of knowledge and experience. This poster provides a snapshot of the activity of this highly active group.

Farley H, Gregory S, Grant S, Butler D, Jacka L, Orwin L, Jones JK (2012). An informal community of practice: The case of the DEHub Virtual Worlds Working Group. ASCILITE 2012 - Annual conference of the Australian Society for Computers in Tertiary Education.
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Fields of Research::46 - Information and computing sciences::4607 - Graphics, augmented reality and games::460708 - Virtual and mixed reality
Fields of Research::39 - Education::3904 - Specialist studies in education::390405 - Educational technology and computing
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