Engaging Emerging Populations of Adults with Interactive Activities in a 3D Virtual Learning Environment
The Internet, particularly 3D virtual learning environments, has become a venue of choice for many young adults who have grown up in a period of rapidly advancing technology. With this in mind, a 3D virtual kitchen was created to instruct foodservice staff about foodborne hazards. Respondents reported positively about their user experience, the educational content, and the social aspects of the module. The results of this pilot project indicate that engaging young adults with a media in which they feel comfortable is feasible.
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Woods, K. (2010). Engaging Emerging Populations of Adults with Interactive Activities in a 3D Virtual Learning Environment. The Journal of Extension, 48(5), Article 3. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol48/iss5/3