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Volume 10, Number 2 (2017):

Real Virtual Relationships

Relationships issue cover

 

Issue editors: Richard E. Ferdig, Kent State University, USA, Kristine E. Pytash, Kent State University, USA, and Glenn W. Muschert, Miami University, USA.
 

We live in an era of digitally-mediated relationships. From finding a spouse online to daily interactions facilitated through social media, many people build and sustain both platonic and romantic relationships with technology. Virtual worlds are also spaces for these interactions. This special issue is dedicated to an exploration of such topics in a collection of articles exploring “real virtual relationships.”

 

Original Call: CfP: Relationships

 

Issue Editor Corner

The Recursive Relationship between Virtual and Real in Relationships

Richard E. Ferdig, Kristine E. Pytash, Glenn W. Muschert

Peer Reviewed Research Papers

Virtually Together: Examining Pre-Existing Relationships in MMOG Play

Kelly Bergstrom, Jennifer Jenson, Suzanne de Castell, Nicholas Taylor

 

 

De-Roling from Experiences and Identities in Virtual Worlds

Stefano Gualeni, Daniel Vella, Johnathan Harrington


    
Empathy with Non-Player Characters? An Empirical approach to the Foundations of Human/Non-Human Relationships

Jonathan Harth



Harsh Words and Deeds: Systematic Content Analyses of Offensive* User Behavior in the Virtual Environments of Online First-Person Shooter Games

Adrienne Holz Ivory, James D. Ivory, Winston Wu, Anthony M. Limperos, Nathaniel Andrew, Brandon S. Sesler

 

 

Not Playing the Game: Negative Opinions about Online Dating and Video Gaming among Non-Participants

Max Marc

 

 

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Volume 11, Number 3 Part 1 (2018)

Theme: Pedagogy - Taking Stock and Looking Forward
Call: Pedagogy - Taking Stock and Looking Forward

Issue Editors: Kenneth Y T Lim, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (Prime); Catia Ferreira, Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon
Publication: December 2018
Status: Call closed.

 

 

 


 

 

Volume 12, Number 1 Part 2 (2019)

Theme: Pedagogy - Taking Stock and Looking Forward
Call: Pedagogy - Taking Stock and Looking Forward

Issue Editors: Kenneth Y T Lim, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (Prime); Catia Ferreira, Catholic University of Portugal, Lisbon
Publication: January 2019
Status: Call closed.

 

 

 


 

Volume 12, Number 2 (2019)

Theme: The Impact of Immersive Environments

Call: Impact

Issue Editors: Michael Thomas, University of Central Lancashire, UK (Prime); Tuncer Can, University of Istanbul, Turkey; Michael Vallance, Future University, Japan
Publication: Q2 2019
Status: Open. Submit abstrcts.

 

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Volume 12, Number 3 (2019)

Theme: Assembled 2019

Call: CfP: General Call for Papers

Issue Editors: TBD
Publication: Q4 2019
Status: Open. Submit any time.

 

 


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