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VWBPE Conference 2013

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Calling all virtual world educators! Share your innovations and best practices at VWBPE 2013 July 24-27. We encourage presentations across all virtual worlds

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Contribute to the 2013 VWBPE Conference! 

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Noble Systems Announces 2015 Select Noble Users Group Conference Series - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Noble Systems Announces 2015 Select Noble Users Group Conference Series - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release) | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Global contact center technology leader will present its annual users group event in Americas, APAC and EMEA | Virtual Strategy Magazine is an online publication devoted entirely to virtualization technologies.
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AdventureQuest Worlds 3D Tech Demo

UPDATE: Play the AQW 3D Tech Demo at http://www.AQ.com/TechDemo Cysero gives AdventureQuest Worlds Members an idea of what to expect from the first run of Ar...
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This Virtual-Reality Headset Will Change Everything - Pulse

This Virtual-Reality Headset Will Change Everything - Pulse | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, Facebook bought a virtual reality company called Oculus for $2 billion.Oculus came to BI's big conference, Ignition, this year.
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Hypergrid users surpass those on closed grids

Hypergrid users surpass those on closed grids | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
The total land area of OpenSim’s public grids reached a new high this month, with the equivalent of 54,787 standard-sized regions, an increase of 664 regions compared to the same time last month. OpenSim also gained 6,492 new...
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Teacher practice in multi user virtual environments: A fourth space - Springer

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Teacher practice in multi user virtual environments: A fourth space

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This Company Wants To Use Games To Reimagine How Your Child Learns - Forbes

This Company Wants To Use Games To Reimagine How Your Child Learns - Forbes | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Digital technology is beginning to blur the lines between serious learning and goofing off.
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The Immersive Worlds Handbook PDF

Download: http://bit.do/Vgjq Description Scott Lukas, famed industry expert on designing themed spaces, brings you a book that focuses on the imaginative world of themed, immersive and consumer...
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David W. Deeds's curator insight, December 8, 8:46 AM

Check this out! Thanks to Deborah Banker.

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The Science And The Benefits of Gamification In eLearning - eLearning Industry

The Science And The Benefits of Gamification In eLearning - eLearning Industry | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Gamification In eLearning: How Science Supports Gamification In eLearning and What are The Top 5 Benefits of Gamification In eLearning?

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, December 5, 9:29 AM

My pick for Infographic of the Week. ;)

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Teachers re-evaluate value of video games

Teachers re-evaluate value of video games | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Although most homes have video games there's been a lot of resistance to them entering the classroom, but that's changing as teachers recognise their educational benefits.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, December 2, 7:15 AM

It's about time! 

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Virtual Minecraft explodes in the real world - Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Virtual Minecraft explodes in the real world - Sioux Falls Argus Leader | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Game spawns fanatics of all ages – and even has teachers embracing educational aspects
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Virtual learning by 2016 - Education | The Star Online

Virtual learning by 2016 - Education | The Star Online | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
THE Education Ministry will be digitalising textbooks to enable teaching and learning through a virtual learning environment (VLE) platform.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, November 30, 9:50 AM

Now we're talkin'!

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Retirees Turn to Virtual Villages for Mutual Support - New York Times

Retirees Turn to Virtual Villages for Mutual Support - New York Times | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
An offshoot of the sharing economy, virtual villages are popping up all over the country to offer older adults access to resources and social connections that help them age in place.
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Brain's Reaction to Virtual Reality Provides Insight into Memory Restoration - Product Design & Development

Brain's Reaction to Virtual Reality Provides Insight into Memory Restoration - Product Design & Development | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
UCLA neurophysicists have found that space-mapping neurons in the brain react differently to virtual reality than they do to real-world environments. Their findings could be significant for people who use virtual reality for gaming ...
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Sims 4 Update Adds New Careers and Move Objects Cheat - GameSpot

Sims 4 Update Adds New Careers and Move Objects Cheat - GameSpot | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Free patch to The Sims 4 brings back the athlete and business career paths.
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Immersion in Virtual Reality and Games for Therapy and Rehabilitation - Gamasutra (blog)

Immersion in Virtual Reality and Games for Therapy and Rehabilitation - Gamasutra (blog) | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Immersion in Virtual Reality and Games for Therapy and Rehabilitation Gamasutra (blog) Virtual reality systems can be used as an immersive and interactive system to create a computer simulated system where the patient can “play” in real time,...
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LEARNING IN 3D VIRTUAL REALITY

The 2014 International Workshop on the Educational Applications of 3D Multi-User Virtual Environments 2014 華語3D虛擬情境 語言教學國際工作坊.
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Movies of the Future

Movies of the Future | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Goodbye, passive viewing. In the new world of Hollywood movies, everyone will be a player.

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Miro Svetlik's curator insight, June 25, 2013 5:06 AM

I have been dreaming of my virtual-reality-holographic-matter-transformation-holodeck already for some time so Mr. Spielberg you did not invent anything new :). No seriously if this is the natural progression of entertainment industry then Holywood have something to fear. In many such productions there will be no possibility to retouche and cut. Because immersive reality show is a reality after all.

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Virtual Reality Means You Don't Have To Be Yourself - Paste Magazine

Virtual Reality Means You Don't Have To Be Yourself - Paste Magazine | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Mark Farid is preparing to spend 28 days wearing a virtual reality rig, seeing and hearing only what another person, his "avatar," will be experiencing.
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Securing Virtual Worlds, Part 1: The Virtual Infrastructure - Infosecurity Magazine (blog)

Securing Virtual Worlds, Part 1: The Virtual Infrastructure. This is the first of two Quocirca blog posts focused on the virtual platform
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The military is now using video games to train millennials in Cold War technology - Washington Post

The military is now using video games to train millennials in Cold War technology - Washington Post | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
As the Patriot Missile System passes the three decade mark, the military turns to video games to help train soldiers.
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Brain's reaction to virtual reality should prompt further study - Imperial Valley News

Brain's reaction to virtual reality should prompt further study - Imperial Valley News | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Imperial Valley News Pressing all envelopes
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Virtual library helps low-income schools teach reading

Virtual library helps low-income schools teach reading | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
COCOA, Fla. — While home sick, Christopher Jamian-Fleck logged onto the tablet computer he earned last school year, after becoming one of Emma Jewel Charter Academy's top readers.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, December 1, 9:03 AM

Again, my New Year's resolution: PAPERLESS IN 2015! 

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The image seen above is of a tablet computer in use. This is just but one of the many innovations the world of technology has invented.It is quite an interesting piece of hardware particularly since it is more handy.Despite the lack of apps provided by other pieces of hardware,the tablet is much more portable and therefore less inconveniencing since one can easily have it anywhere at any time.If one a teacher was to make a vote on those more favorable for learning surely i would go for the tablets for being more cheaper.

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The WriMos Library @ Second Life®

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WriMos Library:
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Runtrop/168/179/1603


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Virtual reality enters the here and now - Toronto Star

Virtual reality enters the here and now - Toronto Star | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Toronto’s Immersed conference showed that the virtual and augmented reality industry is evolving at warp speed
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