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NEWS about SL!

Watch this interview.Good to see that the SL people are getting more transparent and communicate with their residents :)http://youtu.be/sIeEc3QJgqsSee More
Jul 5
susanna nocchi posted a blog post

Second part of the Holodeck workshop

I went to the first workshop and found it REALLY useful!!This is from the SL notecard:Come join Randall's advanced workshop on how to create holodecks on Sun, 6 July 8pm GMT/ 1pm SLT This workshop is a continuation of the first one and it builds on previous know-how. If you missed it here is the link for the recording.http://tinyurl.com/holodecksI.See More
Jul 4
susanna nocchi might attend Ton Koenraad's event

Dutch Conference on virtual worlds in education at Tilburg University of Applied Sciences

November 13, 2014 all day
Dutch Conference on virtual worlds in educationOn November 13, 2014 the research group on pedagogy for language education in a changing learning enviroment at the Teacher Education Faculty of Fontys University of Applied Sciences in Tilburg, Netherlands http://tinyurl.com/qc58wdz, is organising a conference on the use of virtual worlds in education in collaboration with several partners in related European projects, including EuroVersity, TILA and…See More
Jun 23
susanna nocchi posted a blog post

GAMING AND GAMIFICATION - VIRTUAL ROUND TABLE WEB CONFERENCE

Time: June 14, 2014 from 2pm to 10pm Location: Adobe Connect Organized By: Heike PhilpEvent Description: Saturday, 14 June 2014, 2pm - 10pm GMT A FREE one-day web conference for language educators brought to you by TESOL CALL-IS  & IATEFL LT SIG. Gaming, gamification, serious games, game-play and language games - all sounds fun! Yet, how effective is this in enhancing language learning? Invited guest speakers are Elisabeth Hanson-Smith, Deborah Healey, Karenne Sylvester, Jeff Kuhn, Dawn…See More
Jun 12
susanna nocchi left a comment for sue sugizaki
"Hi Sue and welcome to our NING :) I hope you'll find it useful and you will share your comments, information and observations with all of us. Susanna/Su"
Jun 12
sue sugizaki is now a member of EUROCALL/CALICO SIGs
Jun 11
susanna nocchi posted a blog post

From the EDUCATORS mailing list - Call for speakers, posters, exhibits and tours. Free Conference in virtual worlds "The many faces of Immersive learning"

*SJSU SLIS/VCARA to sponsor The Many Faces of Immersive LearningCall for Speakers, Posters, Exhibits, and Tours*San Jose State University Graduate School of Library and InformationScience and VCARA (Virtual Center for Archives and Records Management) issponsoring and hosting ?The Many Faces of  Immersive Learning,? a freeconference in the virtual world of Second Life and other virtual worldsAugust 1, 2, 3.   Instructors, developers, and students are encouraged tosubmit a proposal to share their…See More
Jun 8
Ton Koenraad updated an event

Dutch Conference on virtual worlds in education at Tilburg University of Applied Sciences

November 13, 2014 all day
Dutch Conference on virtual worlds in educationOn November 13, 2014 the research group on pedagogy for language education in a changing learning enviroment at the Teacher Education Faculty of Fontys University of Applied Sciences in Tilburg, Netherlands http://tinyurl.com/qc58wdz, is organising a conference on the use of virtual worlds in education in collaboration with several partners in related European projects, including EuroVersity, TILA and…See More
Jun 6
susanna nocchi posted a blog post

Virtual Worlds in Education Wiki

Hi everyone,I came across this wiki, which looks VERY useful! You may know it already ... if not, have a look at it and help populate it with information.http://www.vwed.org/wiki/Main_PageSee More
Jun 6
Stella Hadjistassou replied to Maria Iosifina's discussion Research in SL
"Well, Second Life is actually used in Cyprus. We also have grants in this area, both local and at the EU level. If you would like more info, please do let me know. best, Stella"
Jun 4
Vitaly Chashin might attend Ton Koenraad's event

Dutch Conference on virtual worlds in education at Tilburg University of Applied Sciences

November 13, 2014 all day
Dutch Conference on virtual worlds in educationOn November 13, 2014 the research group on pedagogy for language education in a changing learning enviroment at the Teacher Education Faculty of Fontys University of Applied Sciences in Tilburg, Netherlands http://tinyurl.com/qc58wdz, is organising a conference on the use of virtual worlds in education in collaboration with several partners in related European projects, including EuroVersity, TILA and…See More
Jun 4
susanna nocchi posted blog posts
Jun 4
Ton Koenraad posted an event

Dutch Conference on virtual worlds in education at Tilburg University of Applied Sciences

November 13, 2014 all day
Dutch Conference on virtual worlds in educationOn November 13, 2014 the research group on pedagogy for language education in a changing learning enviroment at the Teacher Education Faculty of Fontys University of Applied Sciences in Tilburg, Netherlands http://tinyurl.com/qc58wdz, is organising a conference on the use of virtual worlds in education in collaboration with several partners in related European projects, including EuroVersity, TILA and…See More
Jun 3
susanna nocchi posted photos
Jun 1
Dr. Nellie Deutsch is now a member of EUROCALL/CALICO SIGs
May 31
 

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

Blog Posts

NEWS about SL!

Watch this interview.

Good to see that the SL people are getting more transparent and communicate with their residents :)

http://youtu.be/sIeEc3QJgqs

Posted by susanna nocchi on July 5, 2014 at 6:22am

Second part of the Holodeck workshop

I went to the first workshop and found it REALLY useful!!

This is from the SL notecard:
Come join Randall's advanced workshop on how to create holodecks on Sun, 6 July 8pm GMT/ 1pm SLT This workshop is a continuation of the first one and it builds on previous know-how. If you missed it here is the link for the recording.

http://tinyurl.com/holodecksI.

Posted by susanna nocchi on July 4, 2014 at 4:35am

GAMING AND GAMIFICATION - VIRTUAL ROUND TABLE WEB CONFERENCE

Time: June 14, 2014 from 2pm to 10pm

Location: Adobe Connect

Organized By: Heike Philp

Event Description:

Saturday, 14 June 2014, 2pm - 10pm GMT

A FREE one-day web conference for language educators brought to you by TESOL CALL-IS  & IATEFL LT SIG.

Gaming, gamification, serious games, game-play and language games - all sounds fun! Yet, how effective is this in enhancing language learning? Invited guest speakers are Elisabeth Hanson-Smith, Deborah Healey, Karenne Sylvester, Jeff Kuhn, Dawn Bikowski, Graham Stanley, Paul Driver, Julie Sykes and others. We will enjoy a welcome address and short report by Nicky Hockly about her visiting the TESOL Convention in Portland, USA and Elisabeth Hanson-Smith’s visit to the UK for IATEFL in Harrogate.…

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Posted by susanna nocchi on June 12, 2014 at 4:30am

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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.

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.

A Guide for First-Time Second Life Teachers 8 Replies

The Journal of Distance Education recently published a highly comprehensive article titled "Creating a Virtual World Mindset: A Guide for First Time Second Life Teachers" by Sharon Stroeger.I would…Continue

Tags: guide, Journal, article

Started by Bernadette Rego in Sample Title. Last reply by susanna nocchi Apr 3, 2012.

wikis

Dear all:As I have ,at last, been allowed to work on Wikis for my dissertation and am now working on it, i would be grateful for any comments, help or material related.Waiting for dear friends' to…Continue

Started by s. dariush Ahmadi in Sample Title Feb 7, 2012.

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