Elisabetta Faraoni, Emanuele Marsico, Luigi Piceci


Treatment of both benign and malignant pediatric tumors requires long periods of hospitalization. To foster connections with peers, hinder isolation and reduce school drop-out during and after treatment, we have structured a project proposal aimed at studying an educational path that involves the use of a virtual avatar as a facilitator of the processes of social interaction and inclusion in learning activities, with the aim of maintaining the patient’s school routine.


Collaborative Learning, Hospitalization, Avatar, Psycho-oncology

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