Saturday, October 19, 2019

2020 #DTA: #VWEDU: The Digital Teaching Assistant (DTA) for MUVES (virtual worlds): Summary with JIT learning design

The Digital Teaching Assistant (DTA) 
for MUVES (virtual worlds): Summary
Updated 4/7/2021
A collection of articles about the concept of a Digital Teaching Assistant (DTA) in virtual worlds.  The articles describe possible services the DTA could provide and draft content the DTA could offer to help students begin learning in virtual worlds.  This article is explicitly licensed Public Domain (CC0).
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  • Content 
  • Beginners
  • Travel
  • Social 
  • Projects
  • Assessment
  • Skill-based
  • Knowledge-based
  • Presentations
  • Creativity
  • Coding
  • Medical
  • Discipline
  • Language
  • Game

    DTA content pages

    DTA basics for beginners

    DTA travel for beginners

    DTA social for beginners

    DTA for projects and inquiry

    DTA for informational web pages

    Other DTA articles


    Development considerations

    Assessment possibilities

    Favorable learning practices

    Skills based learning 

    Knowledge-based learning


    Creativity for all

    Suggested DTA forms

    Existing DTA technologies

      Possible services

      Life skills

      Creative writing

      Project-based learning




      Language learning


      New century education

      Learning as a game

      Online learning

      Digital support for teaching

      Education as growing up

        Virtual reality study


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