Volume 18 · Number 2 · Pages 200–202
Optimism About Virtual Environments

Zuzanna Aleksandra Rucińska

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Open peer commentary on the article “Living in Mapworld: Academia, Symbolic Abstraction, and the Shift to Online Everything” by Simon Penny. Abstract: In this commentary, I propose a more optimistic take to the role of virtual environments for pedagogical purposes than Simon Penny does in his target article. I consider how they already do involve our embodiment, and propose to rethink their objectives, from simulating our environments and substituting our practices, to enriching our repertoires and affording new actions.


Rucińska Z. A. (2023) Optimism about virtual environments. Constructivist Foundations 18(2): 200–202. https://constructivist.info/18/2/200

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