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Gesture and Lecture: E-Learning Avatars

Gesture and Lecture: E-Learning Avatars | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Using avatars is an effective method that can be implemented in eLearning.
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Increasing ecological understanding with virtual worlds and augmented reality - Phys.Org

Increasing ecological understanding with virtual worlds and augmented reality - Phys.Org | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Immersive interfaces like virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality are becoming ever more powerful, eliciting investment from the likes of Google, Samsung and Microsoft.
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What Is the Metaverse? Philip Rosedale's Big Dream for Immersive Virtual Worlds - Singularity Hub

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What Is the Metaverse? Philip Rosedale's Big Dream for Immersive Virtual Worlds Singularity Hub Whereas avatars in virtual worlds today are doll-like and hard to control, High Fidelity wants to automatically import your motion and...
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Games vs Game-based Learning vs Gamification | ...

Games vs Game-based Learning vs Gamification | ... | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Scene: Sales meeting between executives of a leading learning service provider and an organisation planning to outsource its learning content | E-Learning-Inclusivo (Mashup)

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, May 25, 8:11 AM

Nice summary! 

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Virtual Outworlding: 2015 EDU: HG: Why an OpenSimulator Virtual Campus? REDgrid, of Ball State University.

Virtual Outworlding: 2015 EDU: HG: Why an OpenSimulator Virtual Campus? REDgrid, of Ball State University. | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
REDgrid is a virtual instructional and research environment built for Ball State University on the virtual world platform of OpenSim.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, May 27, 10:07 AM

Because every school needs one! We do! ;)

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SecondLife Adventures : The 1920s Berlin Project

Travel back in time to this big city during an 1920s era. This is a role-playing sim with a 1920s dress code. When you travel to this sim you will be amazed on the ...
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Second Life: New Art Region

Second Life: New Art Region | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Vivienne Daguerre let me know that she has remade her sim into Roxeter, a place supporting and featuring SL artists and live musicians, and in the future she hopes to add writers and theater perfor...

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3 Million Techies Who Never Stop Learning - Microsoft Virtual Academy - Site Root - Born to Learn

3 Million Techies Who Never Stop Learning - Microsoft Virtual Academy - Site Root - Born to Learn | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Hemos llegado a 3 millones de alumnos en Microsoft Virtual Academy. http://t.co/Pf7NknM8LW

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, May 20, 8:18 AM

Check out Microsoft Virtual Academy! 

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Is there a future for user-created content in Linden Lab’s new world?Hypergrid Business

The title of Ebbe Altberg’s talk at the Silicon Valley Virtual Reality Conference on Monday was “The Future of VR is User-Created.” While Altberg did describe examples of well-known user-created content in the current Second Life virtual world, there were no specifics about how users will generate content in Linden Lab’s own virtual reality world of the future, the project currently known as Sansar.


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5 virtual worlds for engaged learning

You’ve probably heard that virtual worlds like Minecraft, World of Warcraft and Second Life are fun.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, May 13, 10:29 AM

Andrew Wheelock AND Scott Merrick! The Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking of virtual worlds!! ;)

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5 aspects of education about to be transformed by virtual reality

5 aspects of education about to be transformed by virtual reality | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
In response to a Quora question, here are five main ways that education will be affected by virtual reality. 1. The ‘Magic Schoolbus’ Virtual reality will allow teachers to take students on guided virtual...
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Social Presence in Immersive 3D Virtual Learning Environments

Ambient Intelligence (AmI) has historically addressed the interaction of people with computer controlled physical worlds.

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Tynker | Immersive Game Worlds for Kids to Learn Programming

Tynker's vision is to enable kids to make anything they imagine. Build games. Publish apps. Command drones and robots. Control hardware and toys. To do this ...
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Creating a Free Virtual Classroom for International Learning | Edudemic

Creating a Free Virtual Classroom for International Learning | Edudemic | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
The first step in the process of creating an online course is to locate a single student or charitable organization in need of free tutoring/lessons

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, Today, 9:53 AM

This is great! 

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Instructions on commissioning PHP and MySQL LSL scripts for Second Life.

Toto video jsem vytvořil(a) pomocí Editoru videa YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/editor).
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We're Seriously Underestimating the Virtual-Reality Market - Re/code

We're Seriously Underestimating the Virtual-Reality Market - Re/code | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
I can say this with confidence: The future of VR goes far beyond fun and games.
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Virtual Reality: Explained! - YouTube

From Oculus Rift to Google Cardboard: Everything you need to know about VR! Google Cardboard: https://google.com/get/cardboard/ Video Gear I use: http://amzn...

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, May 27, 10:12 AM

Nice introduction! 

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5000 FREE LINDENS for Second Life! No password required, easy to get!

http://tinyurl.com/2wm9iktgozi Get your 5000 FREE Lindens today in about 3-5 minutes. You dont need to give anyone your password. You dont need to fill out ...
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Is this a scam to be wary of?

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What Is the Metaverse? Philip Rosedale's Big Dream for Immersive Virtual Worlds - Singularity Hub

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What is the metaverse? It’s Philip Rosedale’s second crack at playing god—at least in the virtual sense. Rosedale created his first virtual world, Second Life, in 2002. Now, he and his new company,...
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IMVU's virtual rooms are ready for social VR - VentureBeat

IMVU's virtual rooms are ready for social VR - VentureBeat | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
IMVU's Brett Durrett hopes that VR will make his existing virtual social network more appealing.
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Virtual Outworlding: 2015 HELP: OpenSim scripting resources: OpenSim Scripters (G+), Showcase trail

Virtual Outworlding: 2015 HELP: OpenSim scripting resources: OpenSim Scripters (G+), Showcase trail | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
OpenSim presents some of its scripters at the Hypergrid Safari and on a G+ community.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, May 13, 8:39 AM

Selby Evans is my hero! 

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imEDU: Immersive Learning. Compliance Training.

http://tiny.cc/3qwpxx click the link to get the 10% discount that Comply Stream is offering for the available trainings. Corporate Ethics and Compliance Training in ...
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Users, regions grow on the hypergrid

Users, regions grow on the hypergrid | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
OpenSim’s land area and active users hit new record highs this month. Land area passed 4,000 square kilometers for the first time, and 60,000 regions, while active users crossed the 32,000 mark. At 4,015...
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Educational Uses of Second Life: Geometry Applications for Students - YouTube

This is the multimedia video presentation of a collaborative project for the course, Educational Communications, at the University of Texas at Brownsville. P...

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Aurasma Overview - YouTube

An introduction to mobile marketing, augmented reality and Aurasma, the award-winning augmented reality platform.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, April 24, 8:30 AM

I've checked it out, gotta do more.