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Chapter 1: Learning, Competencies, and Virtual Worlds
Call For New Competencies
Century teaching and assessment in virtual worlds
New methods yield higher engagement: Games attract students. Changing
Immersive virtual worlds change instruction and assessment. Since popular
Learning and Virtual-Worlds Terms
The Purpose of this Study
Research Questions
Organization of the Study
Chapter 2: Review of the Literature
Engagement and Learning
Encouraging Engagement
Terms and Meanings of Engagement
Learning Theory Framework - Situated Learning
Virtual Worlds Versus Test-Based Computer Games
Educational Virtual World Environments
Quest Atlantis: Details of the Learning Environment
Examples of Student Engagement in the Virtual World
Virtual Worlds: Reaching Low Performing Students
Changing Focus at the Top: National Education Technology Plan
Competency Practice in Quest Atlantis
Summary
Chapter 3: Methodology
Research Design
Data Collection and Purposeful Sampling Procedures
Human Subject Considerations
Data Analysis and Interpretation
Validity and Reliability
Limitations of the Study
Chapter 4: Results
Quantitative and Qualitative Data
Research Questions Aligned With Data Sources
Breakdown of Teacher Observations by Competency
Cultivating 21st Century Competencies
Research Question 2: Student Engagement
Analysis of Open-Ended Engagement Questions
Traditional Testing: Pre- and Posttest Results
Research Question 3: Other Benefits Teachers Reported
Themes From Open-Ended Teacher Responses
Major and Minor Themes From the Open-Ended Teacher Question
Chapter 5: Conclusions
Review of Findings
Conclusions
Knowledge is transferred from virtual to real-world applications. This study
Suggestions for Future Research
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21st Century Competencies

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