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8th Annual SLanguages Conference this weekend!!!

Greetings all,

The 8th Annual SLanguages Symposium takes place this coming weekend on EduNation Island in the Virtual World of Second Life.  Anyone is welcome to attend!!  If you have an interest in language learning in virtual and gaming environments this may be a good conference to…

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Added by Randall Sadler on November 11, 2015 at 1:59pm — No Comments

Speakers for the SLMOOC in April 2015

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Added by Dr. Nellie Deutsch on March 14, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Texturing and Coloring Workshop today--10AM SL time

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: 10AM SL(US West Coast) time, 7pm Central European Time zone

Where: EduNation Island Sandbox: …

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Added by Randall Sadler on March 9, 2015 at 10:05am — No Comments

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…

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Added by Randall Sadler on February 13, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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…

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Added by susanna nocchi on February 9, 2015 at 2:16pm — No Comments

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…

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Added by susanna nocchi on November 28, 2014 at 3:56am — No Comments

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…

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Added by susanna nocchi on October 15, 2014 at 11:27am — No Comments

VIRTUAL WORLD CONFERENCE ON ART EDUCATION AND DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES

(FROM THE EDUCATION DIGEST E-MAIL)

Are you interested in art education and technology? This is the conference for you!

Join us in Second Life OR Google Hangout on Air. Participants can interact with presenters through Google accounts. The conference is free!

Find the presentation that interests you, turn on your computer or mobile device, sit back, relax, and join the very first virtual art education conference!

Date/ Time: October 18, 2014 (Saturday)/8:00 am PDT…

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Added by susanna nocchi on October 15, 2014 at 11:24am — No Comments

SL OPENING OF THE MODERN MUSEUM

Hi everyone,

I found this interesting piece of news, and I'll try to go see what it is like :)

Opening ceremony of the Modern Museum and 12th MIWoSE workshop on science exhibits.

Date: 27th Sep (Sat) 7 am pdt (Purification Rite at 6 am pdt)

Location: STEM Island.

http://slurl.com/secondlife/STEM%20Island/129/128/3501

 

The Modern Museum is a collaboration platform for…

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Added by susanna nocchi on September 26, 2014 at 4:44am — No Comments

MORE about SL from EuroCALL 2014

And here you can see two interesting interviews to our SL friends and colleagues

Helen Myers/Karelia Kondor

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nv7onQd7AIs&feature=youtu.be&list=UU40YZ-21PhI2-K5Nhqgr8dA

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Edith Paillat/Cybere Placebo…

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Added by susanna nocchi on September 7, 2014 at 5:31am — No Comments

EUROCALL 2014 - Machinima workshop

Dear all,

EuroCALL 2014 was, as usual, a GREAT experience!

The conference started with a day of workshops and our MACHINIMA videos one was amongst those :) The experience was challenging (you know ... technology ;) ) but I'm delighted to report that WE WON over the computer lab! :)

A HUGE THANK you to ALINA HORLESCU for her really interesting and informative workshop and thanks to CHRISTEL SCHNEIDER who helped out and kept a great record of all our work.

Here are…

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Added by susanna nocchi on September 7, 2014 at 5:27am — No Comments

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

Added by susanna nocchi on July 5, 2014 at 6:22am — No Comments

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.

Added by susanna nocchi on July 4, 2014 at 4:35am — No Comments

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.…

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Added by susanna nocchi on June 12, 2014 at 4:30am — No Comments

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 Learning

Call for Speakers, Posters, Exhibits, and Tours*



San Jose State University Graduate School of Library and Information

Science and VCARA (Virtual Center for Archives and Records Management) is

sponsoring and hosting ?The Many Faces of  Immersive Learning,? a free

conference in the virtual world of Second Life and other…

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Added by susanna nocchi on June 8, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

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_Page

Added by susanna nocchi on June 6, 2014 at 4:37am — No Comments

Communication Training in a Virtual Pharmacy

(sorry for the late notice)

Here's a session, part of the Euroversity project:

Date: 4th June 2014 at 12 CET at https://connect.sunet.se/euroversityproject/

Title: Communication training in a virtual pharmacy

In this session Hans-Erik Sjöström will talk about a project that…

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Added by susanna nocchi on June 4, 2014 at 1:35am — No Comments

Organised by the VWER (Virtual Worlds Education Roundtable)

The VWER people have regular meetings in SL.

This is from their FB page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/159154226946/ )

The VIRTUAL WORLDS EDUCATION ROUNDTABLE meetings start at 11:30amSLT (2:30pm ET / 19:30pm UK time on-Thursdays in Glasgow Caledonian University…

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Added by susanna nocchi on June 3, 2014 at 10:32am — No Comments

OPENSIM Conference

For those of us who are working/playing/researching in OpenSim

and for those who want to see what is going on over there:

The OpenSim conference is on in November!

http://conference.opensimulator.org/2014/news/

Added by susanna nocchi on June 3, 2014 at 4:39am — No Comments

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