Immersive Virtual Environments and Learning Assessments

  • Anna Carolina Muller QueirozEmail author
  • Alexandre Moreira Nascimento
  • Romero Tori
  • Maria Isabel da Silva Leme
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 1044)


The purpose of this systematic literature review is to give a state-of-the-art overview of how learning assessments have been used in studies using Immersive Virtual Environment (IVE) and its applications in education. Forty-six studies were reviewed and categorized according to: type of knowledge, technological immersion, skills learned, context, techniques, processes and methods of assessment. This review identified scarcity of studies focusing conceptual knowledge assessment, few studies using qualitative assessments as well as paucity of artificial intelligence methods applied in learning assessments. Research gaps are discussed and future studies on the use of IVE in education are suggested.


Immersive virtual environments Learning assessment Education 



Anna Carolina Muller Queiroz thanks CNPq, process n. 141876/2017-4. During this research, Romero Tori was sponsored by a grant from FAPESP (process 2016/26290-3) and received a scholarship from CNPq (process n.311991/2015-7).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anna Carolina Muller Queiroz
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Alexandre Moreira Nascimento
    • 1
    • 3
  • Romero Tori
    • 1
  • Maria Isabel da Silva Leme
    • 1
  1. 1.Universidade de São PauloSão PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Stanford UniversityStanfordUSA
  3. 3.Lawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryBerkeleyUSA

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