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August 2011 Blog Posts (3)

EUROCALL 2011 Conference: One week to go!

The EUROCALL 2011 conference takes place next week, 31 August to 3 September. We have a full programme of activities, including three parallel sessions and one round table discussion: see the EUROCALL 2011 Conference Blog for links to further information and how we intend to cover the events online. The annual meeting of the Virtual Worlds SIG will take place on Wednesday, 31 August, 18:15-19:00 (UK… Continue

Added by Graham Davies on August 24, 2011 at 6:11am — No Comments

First Responder - Emergency preparedness and disaster relief simuationtraining in Second Life

What an amazing tour that was, the First Reponder Site which Cyber organized for our teacher meeting on Friday.

The First Responder Sim is a training area for emergency preparedness and actual training participants will receive certification at the end. The sim is provided by LL for public educational and training purposes in the hope that it will enable more lives to be saved in disasters.

CRF is a group which stands as a…


Added by Heike Philp on August 19, 2011 at 10:26am — No Comments

Let's learn to do - Graduation ceremony of the students of the University of Washington

The graduation ceremony of the 3rd class of the Virtual Worlds certified course by the University of Washington on the UW Avalumni island in Second Life was indeed a special occasion on 10th of June 2011 not only for the 13 graduates from all over the world but also for myself, glued to the monitor at 3am in the morning.

The opening speech by Clark Aldrich, author of 5 books about 3D worlds (whose books…


Added by Heike Philp on August 19, 2011 at 10:14am — No Comments

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