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LMS Nightmares | Virtual Learning Environments

LMS Nightmares | Virtual Learning Environments | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
The LMS market continues to be plagued with a series of issues that could give anyone nightmares.
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Scary or funny? True either way. ;)

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LMS is the platform not the teaching. Pedagogy and LMS remain difficult

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Covering the use of 3D virtual worlds in education but also lots of other geeky-cool school stuff, 3D or not.
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'Holodeck’ recreates crimes in 3D

'Holodeck’ recreates crimes in 3D | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Researchers have developed a virtual reality system that recreates crime scenes as virtual worlds.
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What CAN'T virtual worlds do?! ;)

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More businesses are using games as tools

More businesses are using games as tools | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
They're employing games to boost worker productivity and engage customers.
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And it's about time! ;)

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Find Educational Games

Find Educational Games | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Find educational games, interactives, and companion educator guides.
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Good stuff! 

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Beatrice J. P. Vasconcelos's curator insight, January 27, 11:29 AM

Bem legal.

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National Geographic - Great games in variety of subjects

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6 Basic Benefits Of Game-Based Learning

6 Basic Benefits Of Game-Based Learning | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
6 Basic Benefits Of Game-Based Learning
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Only 6? ;)

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Enterprise Gamification

Enterprise Gamification | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
RT @MaggieBuggie: How do you put the employee at the heart of your #digital transformation? http://t.co/PekSE3Zy7g #gamification
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Good ideas for education too.

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A Look at 3D Printing’s Progress, 1996-Present

A Look at 3D Printing’s Progress, 1996-Present | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Although there has been an incredible amount of progress made within the 3D printing space these last few years, it's often hard to remember that 3D printing ha
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Can University Professors Benefit from K-12 Progressive Teaching Tactics?

Can University Professors Benefit from K-12 Progressive Teaching Tactics? | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Some university teaching practices are held sacred, but perhaps college professors can learn from progressive teaching tactics of K-12 classrooms.
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Yes, they can. ;)

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Top 10 Social Gamification Examples and Cases that Save the World

Top 10 Social Gamification Examples and Cases that Save the World | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
The Top 10 Social Examples according to TEDx and Stanford Lecturer Yu-kai Chou
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Gamification's definitely in the news.

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5 Reasons to Use Gamification in E-Learning

5 Reasons to Use Gamification in E-Learning | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
5 Reasons to Use Gamification in E-Learning http://t.co/o8czmGgSS5 via @
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Besides the fact that it's fun. ;)

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Hologram Minecraft takes over your whole living room

Hologram Minecraft takes over your whole living room | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Dreams do come true.
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Can't get much geeky-cooler than this! Thanks to Bron Stuckey.

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Gaming in Education: #Gamification?

Gaming in Education: #Gamification? | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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Thanks to Ana Cristina Pratas.

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This has become an important skill that develops other skills.  

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6 Major 3D Designers Compete at 3D Printer World Expo

6 Major 3D Designers Compete at 3D Printer World Expo | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
At the end of January, 16 leading 3D artists will demonstrate their skill in a contest at this year’s 3D Printer World Expo 2015 Burbank. The Expo, which run
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Now this would be cool to attend! 

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12 Ways Teachers Can use Google Classroom

12 Ways Teachers Can use Google Classroom | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
12 Ways Teachers Can use Google Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on Outils, logiciels et tutos : de la curiosité à l'indispensable curated by CECI Jean-François
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CAG teachers, please read this! ;)

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How To Choose A Learning Game

How To Choose A Learning Game | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Keep in mind some of the key elements of a good educational game when trying to sort through the hundreds of games available.
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Virtual worlds | Mondi virtuali

Virtual worlds | Mondi virtuali | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Virtual worlds | Mondi virtuali, by Mondivirtuali: All about virtual reality, games and 3D worlds - Tutto su realtà virtuale, giochi e mondi 3D
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Great site! Check it out! 

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Mondivirtuali's curator insight, January 27, 9:17 AM

David W.Deeds featured us. Thanks a lot, it's an honor! :-)

 

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First movie from Oculus is the future

You’ll have to excuse me. I’m going to sound a little excited now.
Earlier today Oculus announced Story Studio, its in-house production team dedicated to producing virtual reality movies. We’ve...
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Gotta try to see this! 

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PLAY to Learn: 100 Great Sites on Gamification

PLAY to Learn: 100 Great Sites on Gamification | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
The incorporation of gamifications to create a game-layer on top of existing educational systems is revolutionary, and many educators, students, and entrepreneurs are taking notice.
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100 sites! Wow! 

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Betty Skeet's curator insight, January 27, 6:08 AM

Games for learning, using what is out there!

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AÑADA su visión ...

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I strongly believe that the future of learning stands in gaming.

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3D FPS Games from the 90s

Pat & Ian discuss the first generation of first person shooter PC games from the 90s like Wolfenstein 3D, Duke Nukem 3D, Doom, and Shadow Warrior. ▻More #CUPodcast: http://bit.ly/1pOBDVH...
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Duke Nukem 3D will always be known as The Greatest Game Of All Time. ;)

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ASG: Full STEAM Ahead!

ASG: Full STEAM Ahead! | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it

American School of Guatemala: Full STEAM Ahead! 

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Site just earned a GOLD badge! 

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Gamification in Education and Business

Gamification in Education and Business | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
This book is dedicated to applied gamification in the areas of education and business, while also covering pitfalls to avoid and guidelines needed to successfully implement for a project. Using different theoretical backgrounds ...
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Great book! Just submitted a review of it. Get your copy today! 

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Great book, just submitted a review for it! Get your copy today! 

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Gamification Does Not Mean Playing Games

Gamification Does Not Mean Playing Games | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Gamification is less about games than it is about a fun-filled incentivization program. And the good news is the tools to help have been advancing quickly.
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Windows 10 Will Be A Free Upgrade If You Have Windows 7 Or 8

Windows 10 Will Be A Free Upgrade If You Have Windows 7 Or 8 | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
That should drive adoption.
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Whoa! Thanks to Gwenette Sinclair. 

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Gamification: How to use Game Dynamics in Learning

Gamification: How to use Game Dynamics in Learning | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
There's a family story that i once threw a Monopoly board across the room rather than accept defeat. I'm not sure i remember it quite that way, but i do know that the battered box is relegated to t...

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Microsoft HoloLens: A Vision of the PC’s Future

Microsoft HoloLens: A Vision of the PC’s Future | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
The device, which looks like ski goggles, superimposes holograms on reality and could have uses in communication, design, games, science and more.
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This is so cool. Thanks to Ann Cudworth.

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About SIMVALLEY

About SIMVALLEY | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it

SIMVALLEY is started in late 2009, aiming to a virtual environment from Nederland to offer for all Dutch speaking people. The founders of SV have ever experience in Second Live. They found this beautiful environment with many opportunities and wanted to do something similar but only for Dutch speaking people. Since the start a team of people has developed many different type of Islands in SIMVALLEY. All based on different themes. The most of our visitors liked our setup and some of them stayed and others went because they like to play in an international environment. This and the changes that are going on in virtual worlds today leaded to the decision of the owners to go international on 1 January 2013.

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Check this out, they´re international now! 

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