Vol 6, No 1 (2013)

The Metaverse Assembled (2013)

Issue editors: Leonel Morgado, INESC TEC (formerly INESC Porto), UTAD – University of Trás-os-Montes Alto Douro; Nelson Zagalo, University of Minho, Portugal

In this issue you will find selected papers from Slactions 2012 as well as other papers from 2012.

Papers about: Langauge Learning Anxiety, Management Practice in virtual worlds (AKA vManagement), Weight Management for Young People, The Effect of Group Influence on Individual Choices (recap of the Asch’s 1951 experiment), Technical setup of OpenSimulator, and Virtual Archaeology.


Table of Contents

Editor In-Chief Corner

Welcome to the First Issue of 2013 PDF
Yesha Y. Sivan

Peer Reviewed Research Papers

Language Learning in Virtual Worlds: The Role of Foreign Language and Technical Anxiety PDF
Scott John Grant, Hui Huang, Sarah E. Pasfield-Neofitou
vManagement: Initial Exploration of Management Practice PDF
Susan Wurtz, Dale Cyphert, Leslie K. Duclos
Virtual Worlds as a Tool to Facilitate Weight Management for Young People PDF
Michael James Taylor, Dave Taylor, Myutan Kulendran, Paul Gately, Ara Darzi
Do As We Do, Not As You Think: The Effect of Group Influence on Individual Choices in a Virtual Environment PDF
Phil Kraemer
Architecting Scalable Academic Virtual World Grids: A Case Utilizing OpenSimulator PDF
Charles J. Lesko, Yolanda A. Hollingsworth
Virtual Archaeology in Second Life and OpenSimulator PDF
Luís Miguel Sequeira, Leonel Caseiro Morgado

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