Friday, March 06, 2015

JVWR published its new issue: Assembled 2015

Assembled 2015 a new issue by #TheJVWR

Official announcement below.




Journal of Virtual Worlds Research


We are happy to announce the publication of NEW ISSUE from the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research (JVWR):

Volume 8, Number 1:

Assembled 2015

The editorial team:
  • Stephanie Blackmon, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, USA
  • Patricia Anderson, East Carolina University. Greenville, NC, USA
Our journal, JVWR, is celebrating this year its 8th year anniversary. This Assembled 2015 issue (our customary beginning of the year assembled issue) includes again the top of the crop of papers in our field. It contains selected peer-reviewed articles that start, and in some cases continue, discussions about the vastness and versatility of virtual worlds.

Editor in Chief Corner

Possible Futures
Yesha Y. Sivan

Peer Reviewed Research Papers

Alexandria - A Virtual Repository of Knowledge
Joseph Michael Graham, Eva Comaroski

From Voxel Vistas: Place-Making in Minecraft
Tyler Quiring
Lessons from Recruiting Second Life Users with Chronic Medical Conditions: Applications for Health Communications
Jodi Swicegood, Saira Haque

Professors and Virtual World Professionalism: A Qualitative Study
Stephanie J Blackmon

The Influences of User Experience, Aesthetics and Psychology in the Design Process of 3D Avatars (Theoretical model)
Thomas Photiadis, Nicos Souleles

Gaming Experience and Spatial Learning in a Virtual Morris Water Maze
Suzanne de Castell, Jennifer Jenson, Hector Larios
Enjoy your ride in the current research of the virtual as reflected in these papers; sail among the "floating" islands of knowledge; meet professors and their professional avatars; read about gaming experiences and Minecraft place-making; learn about Second Life(R) environment for health communications, and check a theoretical model in the design of 3D avatars.



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Thankfully,
Prof. Yesha Y. Sivan
Editor In-Chief

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