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Volume 3, Number 3 (2010):

The Researcher's Toolbox, Part II

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The editorial team for this issue includes:

 

Jeremiah Spence, University of Texas at Austin, USA

 

This issue presents peer reviewed papers on research methodologies and case studies of how the particular methods are being developed and used in virtual worlds research both in the academy and industry.

Peer Reviewed Research Papers

Synthesizing Presence: A Multidisciplinary Review of the Literature

Dennis Beck, Paul Fishwick, Rasha Kamhawi, Amy Jo Coffey, Julie Henderson

 

Collecting conversations: three approaches to obtaining user-to-user communications data from virtual environments

Mika Lehdonvirta, Vili Lehdonvirta, Akira Baba

 

Developing an Obesity Prevention Intervention in Virtual Worlds: The International Health Challenge in Second Life

Sameer Siddiqi, Scherezade K. Mama, Rebecca E. Lee

Research Papers

Design Principles for Doing Business on Second Life: an immersive ethnographic study

Reza Azeharie, Ravi Shankar Sharma

 

Virtual Assisted Self Interviewing (VASI): An Expansion of Survey Data Collection Methods to Virtual Worlds by Means of VDCI

Mark W. Bell, Edward Castronova, Gert G. Wagner

 

Third Places Take First Place in Second Life: Developing a Scale to Measure the ‘Stickiness’ of Virtual World Sites.

Wade Halvorson

 

Methodology of a Novel Virtual Phenomenology Interview Technique

Ronald M. Knorr, Stephen C. Bronack, Deborah M. Switzer, Lienne F. Medford 

Research-in-brief papers

Virtual Worlds Come Of Age

Stuart Barnes

 

Summative Assessment in Second Life: A Case Study

Remy Olasoji, Stephanie Henderson-Begg

“Think Pieces”

Massively Multi-Player Online Role Playing Games: What’s the Risk?

Benjamin Sanders, Steven Furnell, Paul Dowland, Shirley Atkinson

 

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Planned Issues

 

Volume 10, Number 1 (2017)

Theme: Assembled 2017

Call: CFP: General Call for Papers

Issue Editors: TBD
Publication: Q1 2017
Status: Open. Submit any time.

 


 

Volume 10, Number 2 (2017)
Theme: Real Virtual Relationships
Call: CfP: Relationships
Issue Editors: Richard E. Ferdig (Kent State University, USA), Kristine E. Pytash (Kent State University, USA), Elyse Graham (SUNY Stony Brook, USA), Glenn W. Muschert (Miami University, USA)
Publication: Q2 2017
Status: Open. Please submit.

 

 


 

Volume 10, Number 3 (2017)
Theme: EVE Online
Call: CfP: EVE Online
Issue Editors: Kelly Bergstrom (York University, Canada) & Marcus Carter (The University of Sydney, Australia)
Publication: Q4 2017
Status: Open.

 


 


 

Volume 11, Number 1 (2018)

Theme: Assembled 2018

Call: CFP: General Call for Papers

Issue Editors: TBD
Publication: Q1 2018
Status: Open. Submit any time.

 

We are enlisting editors for the theme issues.

 


 

Suggested Issues

  • Hardware
  • Impact (on People, Places, and Organizations)
  • Money
  • 3D Printing
  • Bleeding innovations

 

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