TITLE

On the Oregon Trail, an avatar encounters reality

AUTHOR(S)
Watson, Laura Herrington
PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
High Country News;2/6/2012, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author presents a personal narrative of her experience of using the game "Oregon Trail" in imagining a complete avatar journey to the real Oregon Trail in Oregon.
ACCESSION #
71703246

 

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