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Helena Galani is now a member of EUROCALL/CALICO SIGs
Feb 26
susanna nocchi posted photos
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Feb 25
susanna nocchi left a comment for Shelwyn Corrigan
"Welcome Shelwyn :) Susanna!"
Feb 14
Shelwyn Corrigan is now a member of EUROCALL/CALICO SIGs
Feb 14
Randall Sadler posted a blog post

EDSL15: Education in Second Life 2015 Workshops

EDSL15Education in Second Life 2015 WorkshopsJoin us for a series of workshops aimed at teachers interested in teaching in the Virtual World Second Life.  All workshops are free and open to the public.  These workshops assume basic proficiency in SL (knowing how to move, access your inventory, etc.).When: Noon SL (US West Coast) time, 7pm Central European Time zoneWhere: EduNation Island Sandbox: …See More
Feb 13
susanna nocchi left a comment for Julie Watson
"Hi Julie! Thanks for joining the NING and WELCOME! Susanna :)"
Feb 12
Julie Watson is now a member of EUROCALL/CALICO SIGs
Feb 12
susanna nocchi posted a blog post

VWBPE2015 - Call for volunteers

(from Daniel Voyager's blog)"The 8th annual VWBPE conference starts 18th March to 21st March 2015 in Second Life. This is another call out for volunteers to sign up. Training for Volunteers starts in early March 2015 for most positions. Information about training, schedule-sign ups and events will be sent by the VWBPE team if you have been approved.Here are the volunteer roles that need to be…See More
Feb 9
Teresa MacKinnon replied to Teresa MacKinnon's discussion Invitation to joint event in the group VW SIG
"that's good news Randall, sounds like a coffee will be handy :)"
Feb 9
susanna nocchi replied to Teresa MacKinnon's discussion Invitation to joint event in the group VW SIG
"Good man! Everything for the cause! :)"
Feb 9
Randall Sadler replied to Teresa MacKinnon's discussion Invitation to joint event in the group VW SIG
"This is great!!!  I'll definitely try to come to the meeting on March 5th, though it will be (gulp) 8am my time!!!"
Feb 9
Gary Motteram and Christel Schneider are now friends
Feb 9
susanna nocchi replied to Teresa MacKinnon's discussion Invitation to joint event in the group VW SIG
"No, actually, thank YOU for getting it organised and SORRY I can't be there :("
Feb 8
Teresa MacKinnon replied to Teresa MacKinnon's discussion Invitation to joint event in the group VW SIG
"Many thanks :)"
Feb 8
susanna nocchi replied to Teresa MacKinnon's discussion Invitation to joint event in the group VW SIG
"Great Theresa, thanks for putting this up I'll send it on now :) S"
Feb 7
 

About the Virtual Worlds SIG

The EUROCALL/CALICO Virtual Worlds Special Interest Group aims to explore the possibilities of language learning and teaching in virtual worlds such as
Second Life. Our new headquarters in Second Life is located here on EduNation III Island :
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/EduNation%20III/74/199/31

This Ning is managed by Randall Sadler (Randall Renoir).

See also the EduNation Islands wiki at:
http://edunation-islands.wikispaces.com

If you are new to Second Life see the ICT4LT website, Section 14.2.1, Module 1.5.

You may also be interested in this EUROCALL Ning:
EUROCALL Teacher Education SIG: http://eurocallteachereducation.ning.com

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EDSL15: Education in Second Life 2015 Workshops

EDSL15

Education in Second Life 2015 Workshops

Join us for a series of workshops aimed at teachers interested in teaching in the Virtual World Second Life.  All workshops are free and open to the public.  These workshops assume basic proficiency in SL (knowing how to move, access your inventory, etc.).

When: Noon SL (US West Coast) time, 7pm Central European Time zone

Where: EduNation Island Sandbox:  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/EduNation/99/169/23

See the flyer here!

Feb 23rd:  Basic Building Workshop…

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Posted by Randall Sadler on February 13, 2015 at 2:00pm

VWBPE2015 - Call for volunteers

(from Daniel Voyager's blog)

"The 8th annual VWBPE conference starts 18th March to 21st March 2015 in Second Life. This is another call out for volunteers to sign up. Training for Volunteers starts in early March 2015 for most positions. Information about training, schedule-sign ups and events will be sent by the VWBPE team if you have been approved.

Here are the volunteer roles that need to be filled as soon as possible!…

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Posted by susanna nocchi on February 9, 2015 at 2:16pm

Survey on Needed Features for Educators in Linden Lab's Next Generation Virtual World

Dear colleagues,

(summarising from the Educators' mailing list. It is not clear who set up the survey, the post is signed

Serenek Timeless (SL)/Kathy Spoehr (RL))

there is a survey taking place, which is aimed at giving  Linden Lab a prioritised list of features/characteristics that are important and necessary to educators in the "next generation" virtual world platform the Lab is currently developing. 

The organisers of the survey intend to forward a rank-ordered list of priorities to Linden Lab based on the aggregated rankings provided by everyone who takes this survey.  Your response would be appreciated, and it will take just a few minutes of your time.

Here is a link to the survey:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ZJR7N3K

If you have educator friends who have been active in SL and might wish to express an opinion, please forward this email or the link to the survey to…

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Posted by susanna nocchi on November 28, 2014 at 3:56am

SOCIAL, ETHICAL, DIGITAL: ISSUES IN 3D WORLDS RESEARCH

(I know it's late :( I only found out about it now ... and I'm really sorry I missed it! There may be a way to get it recorded though)

On 15 October I and Marshall Dozier, University of Edinburgh, will be presenting a talk which will be livestreamed. It is entitled *Social, ethical, digital: issues in 3D worlds research* and we will actually be delivering the talk within Second Life, delivered via a skype screenshare (and then livestreamed). Our talk is scheduled to start at 2.05pm UK time (see http://tinyurl.com/p6nec28 for times elsewhere in the world a href="http://tinyurl.com/p6nec28">http://tinyurl.com/p6nec28>*)*. This is part of a University of Sheffield Faculty of Social Sciences seminar series on *Methodological Challenges.* This session focuses on *The relationship between social and digital worlds* and the whole event starts at 1pm UK time (ie 65 minutes before our talk).

The other speakers are: Jenny…

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Posted by susanna nocchi on October 15, 2014 at 11:27am

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Monthly meeting in SL 2 Replies

1. We are thinking of having a monthly meeting in SL, where we can sit and exchange ideas, talk about our projects or about any other topic that can be of interest to us as students, teachers or…Continue

Started by Bart Pardoel in Sample Title. Last reply by Bart Pardoel Jan 14.

Conference on Virtual Worlds in Tilburg, NL

Who will be there?(Site is in Dutch, registration is free)…Continue

Started by Bart Pardoel in Sample Title Nov 3, 2014.

Research in SL 1 Reply

Hello all,I am an English teacher in Cyprus and I would like to do an online research in classes going online in SL (PhD study). Are you aware of any?  The fact is that SL is not used at all in…Continue

Started by Maria Iosifina in Sample Title. Last reply by Stella Hadjistassou Jun 4, 2014.

Identity construction 1 Reply

Hi everyone. I hope everyone is having a great semester. I was wondering if anyone has done some work in identity construction in SL? I have come across some info but mainly anecdotal. Can anyone…Continue

Started by Stella Hadjistassou in Sample Title. Last reply by susanna nocchi Apr 3, 2012.

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