Students often read about without experiencing, because the creation of experiential learning opportunities is no easy task. Baba Kofi Weusijana, Vanessa Svihla, Drue, and John Bransford (2009) are particularly interested in the potential of multi-user virtual environments (MUVEs) to help students experience the benefits of the aha effect by connecting the knowledge by description to knowledge by experience.
Weusijana, BK; Svihla, V; Gawel, D & Bransford, J. 2009. MUVEs and Experiential Learning: Some Examples. Innovate—a former official journal of online education of the Nova Southeastern University's Fischler School of Education and Human Services (FSEHS), Volume 5, Issue 5 (penultimate), June/July 2009. Retrieved electronically 23 October 2011 from: http://innovateonline.info/pdf/vol5_issue5/MUVEs_and_Experiential_Learning-__Some_Examples.pdf