3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech
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Covering the use of 3D design, printing and virtual worlds in education, but also lots of other geeky-cool school stuff, 3D or not.
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Microsoft to embed Spark into Windows 10

Microsoft will embed the Spark 3D printing software platform in Windows 10. This effort will provide worldwide Windows users with direct access to optimized ...
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This reminds me...time to upgrade my Windows 10 Technical Preview.

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Afraid of Spiders? Try Virtual Reality

Afraid of Spiders? Try Virtual Reality | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
How therapists are treating arachnophobia by exposing patients to hundreds of virtual spiders.
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This is great stuff! 

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3 new types of 3D printers

3 new types of 3D printers | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Here are three new types of 3D printers: Disney 3D-printed soft cuddlies from fabric, another 3D-prints 4D objects that morph when the actuator is exposed to external stimuli, and another has a retrofit kit to turn a 3D printer into a food printer.

Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc
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The 4D concept still blows my mind. ;)

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Jack-Connor Hinchliffe's curator insight, April 29, 2015 9:49 PM

If this becomes an affordable utility for people, then this would be a fantastic tool to use.  Being able to create 3D items at a click of a button, would make life much more interesting!

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PACKT Ebooks: Raspberry Pi

PACKT Ebooks: Raspberry Pi | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Packt Publishing provides technology eBooks, books and videos to help IT Developers and Administrators to put software and tools to work in new ways.
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Some great new Raspberry Pi books available at PACKT Publishing! 

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3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech

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Covering the use of 3D design, printing and virtual worlds in education, but also lots of other geeky-cool school stuff, 3D or not.
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Will top 100,000 views sometime in May! 

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Digital Learning Experiences

Digital Learning Experiences | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Digital Learning Experiences
Inside Higher Ed (blog)
One unsettling fact about textbooks is that they often structure the course that they are supposed to supplement. Instructors often feel compelled to follow the textbook's organization.
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"Doing the textbooks," chapter by chapter, has gotta go! 

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Marissa Jane Cooke's comment, May 27, 2015 6:55 AM
To be honest I am at the point where I am questioning the entire foundation of textbooks, surely a system where schools by a subscription to an online textbook/learning resource site would be more efficient and able to keep up with the rapid changes in information much better.
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Download Virtual Pilot 3D 2014

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I'd better not...too much to do! ;)

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Using Gamification to Teach Complex Topics

Using Gamification to Teach Complex Topics | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
How would you make learning about property sales and loan securitization interesting and enjoyable? At Wyndham Vacation Ownership, the answer was to build a game.

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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The Augmented Future Of eLearning

The Augmented Future Of eLearning | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Wondering about Augmented Reality in eLearning? Check the The Augmented Future Of eLearning: Augmented Reality in eLearning

Via EDTECH@UTRGV
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8 Ways to Develop Critical Thinking Skills with EdTech

8 Ways to Develop Critical Thinking Skills with EdTech | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
New educational technologies, or edtech, are revolutionizing the classroom by improving learning efficiency and efficacy. Used wisely, edtech can help students develop vital critical thinking skills by changing the fundamental paradigms of education.
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Only 8? 

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Turn Songs into 3D-Printed Sculptures

Turn Songs into 3D-Printed Sculptures | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Since the earliest days of Winamp and other media players with vizualization software that transformed our favorite songs into pulsing animations, we've all grown accustomed to "seeing" music on a computer screen.
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Now this is interesting. 

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The science behind gamification

The science behind gamification | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Gamification is the application of game thinking and game mechanics in non-game contexts to encourage users to solve problems.
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See, science is behind it! So there! ;)

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A Very Good Checklist for Assessing 21st Century Learning Skills

A Very Good Checklist for Assessing 21st Century Learning Skills | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A Very Good Checklist for Assessing 21st Century Learning Skills ~ Educational Technology and... http://t.co/1MZLn7odpC
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Here we go! This should come in handy.

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Is Virtual Reality the Future of Retail?

Is Virtual Reality the Future of Retail? | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
It seems like virtual reality (VR) is swiftly evolving into a hot ecommerce trend that may impact more than just the gaming industry. Microsoft, Oculus and a dozen other players are all fighting for…
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Yes! VR's all over the news! 

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Virtual Reality Training in Eye Surgery

virtual reality training in eye surgery.
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Geeky-cool stuff...not for the squeamish, though. ;)

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3D virtual worlds to help medical research

3D virtual worlds to help medical research | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
NUS will be developing two VR Simulation projects: The first, Virtual Interactive Human Anatomy, is a 3D holographic human cadaver, while the second, a Virtual Interactive Simulation Environment, will provide a 3D virtual environment platform for...
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What CAN'T virtual worlds do?! ;)

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Meet Pi-Top, a 3D printed Raspberry Pi laptop

Meet Pi-Top, a 3D printed Raspberry Pi laptop | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A team of entrepreneurs has made a prototype for the world's first 3D printed Raspberry Pi laptop, the Pi-Top, to be launched as a kit on Kickstarter soon.
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This is exactly what I need! ;)

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OpenSimulator training Part III Control Movements

This is a OpenSimulator Training video on Avatar Walk-Run and Fly movements using the Move Controls.
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OpenSimulator training videos! 

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Brain Learning Virtual Reality

This is a demonstration of a brain learning experience using virtual reality.
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This is geeky-cool stuff! 

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Virtual reality will be "more powerful than cocaine"

Virtual reality will be "more powerful than cocaine" | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
"Every architect will use 3D goggles when they design" according to designer and visualiser Olivier Demangel in this interview with Dezeen
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Interesting comparison!

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The Future of Sex: Robots and Virtual Reality

The Future of Sex: Robots and Virtual Reality | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Sex and relationship expert Dr. Laura Berman tells WSJ’s Tanya Rivero that the future of sex includes robots, virtual reality and drugs to address women’s sexual function. Photo: Ryan Etter for The Wall Street Journal.

Via LT-Innovate
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Interesting...or scary...stuff? ;)

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New Device Allows Users to Feel Holograms

New Device Allows Users to Feel Holograms | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A team of researchers at the University of Bristol has created a device that enables its users to touch and feel three-dimensional holograms in thin air.
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Floating Ingredients: AR Pizza Box

Augmented reality atop a pizza box.
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Augmented reality pizza...gotta love it. ;)

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Gamification in Education and Business Book Review

Gamification in Education and Business Book Review | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

David W. Deeds' review in the Technology, Knowledge and Learning journal. 

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Woo hoo! My book review is now available online! 

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What The U.S. Can Learn From Europe’s Drones

What The U.S. Can Learn From Europe’s Drones | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
 Drones are an auspicious future technology that can service a vast number of professional industries. Businesses around the world are discovering the great benefits that drones can provide.
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I want a drone. But a programmable one! ;)

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