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Creating an avatar based immersive virtual exercise in 5 minutes

This 5 min video clip shows, in real time, the creation of an immersive virtual exercise using an application running in the opensim environment.
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Virtual Worlds/Digital Media and its Impact on Education

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The following discussion is based on the video and research of Dr. Bailenson which can be seen here: Affects on the Mind or Psychology: Dr. Bailenson discusses Avatars and the affect of digital med...

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 15, 2014 1:34 PM

This is an excellent article and video. One thing about the way we use technology is we create virtual identities. For example, not having met someone other than through digital technology Others them differently than if we met them.

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Immersive Worlds for Learning eXperience+: Engaging users in the ...

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Immersive Worlds for Learning eXperience+: Engaging users in the zone of proximal flow in Second Life. webmeetings Virtual Collaboration plays an increasing role among students, but also between innovative universities to run ...
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Book Review: Immersive Learning, by Koreen Olbrish Pagano by Jennifer Neibert : Learning Solutions Magazine

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Immersive #Learning: Games, simulations, virtual worlds, alternate reality games (ARGs), and 3-D immersive... http://t.co/SIa4PrDnfl
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Virtual World Avatars Feed Children in Kenya

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A German woman who declares herself "computer challenged"  is now raising money to feed children in Kenya via live music concerts in Second Life. Musicians play for free and donate their tips to th...
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Best Tools for Second Life An NPC maker for Ope...

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Best Tools for Second Life An NPC maker for Opensim (Best Tools for Second Life An NPC maker for Opensim | @scoopit http://t.co/XXynOIR29Z)


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Second Life developer Linden Lab picks new CEO, Ebbe Altberg - Joystiq

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Second Life developer Linden Lab picks new CEO, Ebbe Altberg
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Linden Lab announced Ebbe Altberg as its new CEO today. He joins the company following former CEO Rod Humble's departure late last week.
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MarvelousDesigner2 secondLife create clothes mesh simple tutorial

MarvelousDesigner2 and blender simple clothes woman *MarvelousDesigner2 * blender with plugin avastar from marketplace in secondLife.
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How to make custom MineCraft avatars: [WITH A MOUSE] Free and easy!! - YouTube

PaintTool SAI: http://www.mediafire.com/download/ed98m1hco5agdae/PTS.rar Skin Viewer: http://www.minecraftforum.net/topic/274120-minecraft-skin-viewer-11-new... (How to make custom MineCraft avatars: [WITH A MOUSE] Free and easy!
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Second Life Founder Pursues Second Chance - InformationWeek

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Second Life Founder Pursues Second Chance
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You remember Second Life.
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Second Life Grid Survey

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Database of Second Life Regions (Second Life Grid Survey http://t.co/g0AE6N2HVd #mscidel)

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Second life – field trip locations

These are some locations in Second Life that were available in November 2013. The SLurl (the web link) is shown on the first slide in a series. You can also see the name for the island at the top of most screen-captures too.

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Teaching & Learning in Second Life

Notes on teaching and learning in Second Life for educators in further and higher education.

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Online 3D immersive learning environments to boost kids

For the first time, a new online 3D educational world which replicates real life environments is set to improve the science skills of students. Using their avatar, students will embark on a journey from their own research lab ...
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Immersive learning makes science fun for Australian students - FutureGov Magazine

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Immersive learning makes science fun for Australian students
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In partnership with online education 3P Learning, CSIRO will create virtual worlds that mirror real-life places, such as forests, structures or underground caves.
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You Want To Be The Person Your Virtual Avatar Says You Are - Science 2.0

You Want To Be The Person Your Virtual Avatar Says You Are
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The researchers recruited 194 undergraduates to participate in two supposedly unrelated studies.
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Humanoid Avatars - Unity Official Tutorials

Watch this video in context on Unity's learning pages here - http://unity3d.com/learn/tutorials/modules/beginner/animation/avatars Avatars are definitions fo...
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A Theoretical Model for Virtual Worlds in Weber...

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Jan Eade's insight: Although this was written a few years ago it still relevant and valid today. There are some interesting sites in the related articles as well.


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Avatar therapy helps confront phantom voices - YouTube

Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22129550.400 Antipsychotic drugs may do more harm than good. The tide is turning towards gentler methods, fr...
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What is Second Life?

Subscribe to my new channel! http://www.youtube.com/user/StratxGaming A short video where I try to sum up what Second Life is. A different gaming TV channel....
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Active Worlds Exploration Demo - YouTube | Imme...

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A demonstration of the types of environments you can build in Active Worlds' public building worlds.
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One-question ebook survey - Hypergrid Business

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One-question ebook survey
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As part of my New Year resolutions — and in response to the growing interest in OpenSim — I've been planning a couple of ebooks, to sell through this website, on Amazon, and through other channels.
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Active Worlds Europe Since 2003 (10 year annive...

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Active Worlds Europe 2003 - 2013 10 years. (Active Worlds Europe Since 2003 (10 year anniversary) | @scoopit http://t.co/gOL6tEQEIx)
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What Comes Next? (Las Vegas, NV)

Hi. This is a video feature that accompanies the Immersive Worlds Handbook. I hope that you will enjoy the many insights that you will gain from this book on...
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Patterns of blended information behaviour in Second Life

This research presentation was given by Sheila Webber at the i3 conference in Aberdeen on 27 June 2013. It presents results from analysis of interviews of information behaviour related to activities carried out in the virtual world, Second Life.

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