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elearn Magazine: Giving Students Real-World Experience via Virtual-Reality Learning

It's no secret that the business world is experiencing unprecedented change and heightened global competition while weathering persistently harsh economic conditions. In this challenging climate's wa...
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Designing e-learning - Virtual worlds

Designing e-learning - Virtual worlds | Second Life and Education | Scoop.it
Virtual worlds are online environments where multiple users can interact together or with characters or interactive environments.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, April 29, 2013 7:21 AM

More interesting stuff.

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Journal of Virtual World Research: Welcome to the First Issue of 2013

Journal of Virtual World Research: Welcome to the First Issue of 2013 | Second Life and Education | Scoop.it
Welcome to the First Issue of 2013 (Welcome to the First Issue of 2013 | Sivan | Journal of Virtual Worlds Research | @scoopit http://t.co/mmGNiaGvRC)...

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, May 5, 2013 7:07 AM

Great publication! Check it out. 

Deborah Banker's curator insight, May 18, 2013 10:00 AM

Great place to publish!

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Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education

Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education | Second Life and Education | Scoop.it

The theme for this year's VWBPE Conference is "Beyond the Stage," which means that multiple virtual worlds will be represented. 


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David W. Deeds's curator insight, May 5, 2013 8:46 AM

Get your proposals ready! I'm beta testing the VWBPE 2013 website. Just submitted a test proposal. 

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20 uses of virtual worlds in education | Mundos virtuais

20 uses of virtual worlds in education | Mundos virtuais | Second Life and Education | Scoop.it
You probably never thought you could attend a virtual lecture, discussion, exam, or lab in 3D. In fact, this is already possible. Virtual worlds have clear advantages over traditional classroom settings.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, April 6, 2013 11:03 AM

Max Chatnoir gave our Biology students a great tour of Genome Island in SL a few weeks ago. Gave them lots of ideas for simulations. 

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Paramedic training in virtual environments honoured by JISC Times Higher Education Award : JISC

Paramedic training in virtual environments honoured by JISC Times Higher Education Award : JISC | Second Life and Education | Scoop.it
Project wins JISC’s outstanding ICT initiative award at the Times Higher Awards owing to its potential implications for other universities.
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Discover the advantages of teaching in 3D -- THE Journal

Discover the advantages of teaching in 3D -- THE Journal | Second Life and Education | Scoop.it
Learn how 3D can improve engagement, understanding and achievement.
Discover how 3D technology works and how teachers are making it work in the classroom. Read case studies and listen to testimonals.
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OPEN NOOMUSEUM - free E-Learning 3d virtual Museum

OPEN NOOMUSEUM - free E-Learning 3d virtual Museum | Second Life and Education | Scoop.it
Musee virtuel libre en 3D temps réel immersif de type serious game, pour formation en ligne inspiré des techniques de l'ars memorativa...
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Why use Virtual Worlds in Education? - Milton Broome's Virtual ...

Why use Virtual Worlds in Education? - Milton Broome's Virtual ... | Second Life and Education | Scoop.it
Why use Virtual Worlds in Education? A really nice presentation given to the Department of Information Studies, University of Sheffield, in April 2010 by John from Virtual World Watch (VWW). They produce regular reports on ...

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Camtica - Screen Recording Software

Camtica - Screen Recording Software | Second Life and Education | Scoop.it

Camtica enables you to create professional screen recordings, presentations, tutorials and more. You can record any desktop activity with voice, webcam and animated mouse clicks. The resulting video can be saved in various formats including AVI and WMV.

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SLACTIONS 2012 | SLACTIONS – Life, imagination, and work using metaverse platforms

SLACTIONS 2012 | SLACTIONS – Life, imagination, and work using metaverse platforms | Second Life and Education | Scoop.it
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Características e desafios tecnológicos dos mundos virtuais no ensino

Sumário pormenorizado do seminário apresentado no âmbito de provas de agregação, de acordo com a alínea c), do número 2, do artigo 8.º do Decreto – Lei n.º 239/2007 de 19 de
Junho de 2007.

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Repositório da UTAD: O Andebol e a interacção em mundos virtuais 3D: uma perspectiva integrada com tecnologias emergentes

Repositório da UTAD: O Andebol e a interacção em mundos virtuais 3D: uma perspectiva integrada com tecnologias emergentes | Second Life and Education | Scoop.it
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Experiential Learning through Simulations in a Second Life Virtual Campus at Georgian College | Contact North

Experiential Learning through Simulations in a Second Life Virtual Campus at Georgian College | Contact North | Second Life and Education | Scoop.it
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New Study Reports Successful Weight Loss Maintenance Using Second Life

New Study Reports Successful Weight Loss Maintenance Using Second Life | Second Life and Education | Scoop.it
Weight loss is a topic of concern for nearly 36% of Americans who are considered obese. There are many barriers that can interfere with weight loss.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, April 30, 2013 7:53 AM

I love SL, but I think the answer to my weight problem is to spend less time on my butt in front of a PC. ;)

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Hope for Virtual Worlds

Hope for Virtual Worlds | Second Life and Education | Scoop.it
Forbes has an article out today: After Second Life, Can Virtual Worlds Get a Reboot? The article is an interview with Jacki Morie, a virtual world designer in telehealth care. She has been working ...

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, May 5, 2013 7:09 AM

YES! Read this! 

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Social Change Through Games, Virtual Worlds and Tech Innovation for the April 5th NonProfit Commons Meeting | Saving the (virtual) world

Social Change Through Games, Virtual Worlds and Tech Innovation for the April 5th NonProfit Commons Meeting | Saving the (virtual) world | Second Life and Education | Scoop.it
This Friday, April 5th, Nonprofit Commons is happy to feature Josephine Dorado (Josephine Junot in Second Life) who will report on her recent work leading TechCamp international workshops and webinars for the US State Department on innovation,...

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, April 4, 2013 9:30 AM

Attention all Second Lifers: Here's something interesting. 

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Size Isn't Everything - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Size Isn't Everything - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Second Life and Education | Scoop.it
Learning mash-ups have more potential than MOOC-centered, profit-squeezing, online economies of scale.

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The University of Western Australia in Second Life: Audience Participation Events: UWA Centenary 3D Art & MachinimUWA V

The University of Western Australia in Second Life: Audience Participation Events: UWA Centenary 3D Art & MachinimUWA V | Second Life and Education | Scoop.it
Running through the end of July are Audience Participation Events for the UWA Centenary 3D Art Challenge, with 90 artworks from around the globe and MachinimUWA V: Seek Wisdom, with a sublime colle...
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Botgirl's Identity Circus: My take on the future of the Metaverse: If there has been a failure, it is ours

Botgirl's Identity Circus: My take on the future of the Metaverse: If there has been a failure, it is ours | Second Life and Education | Scoop.it
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Screen Capture Software

Screen Capture Software | Second Life and Education | Scoop.it

Capture anything you see on your PC screen with SnapIt. It is convenient tool for graphic designers, bloggers who capture and crop images for their posts, for tech writers who need to describe menus and interfaces of applications, web designers and those who work with graphics every day. It captures and auto saves images with one click.

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A exploração dos mundos virtuais — Onda Jovem

A exploração dos mundos virtuais — Onda Jovem | Second Life and Education | Scoop.it
Na era do ciberespaço, o ensino tradicional tem o papel de levar o aluno a ser o explorador do seu universo de interesses...
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Five Uses for Virtual Worlds in the Workplace - brave new org | brave new org

Five Uses for Virtual Worlds in the Workplace - brave new org | brave new org | Second Life and Education | Scoop.it
For the past two and half years at my real job as the head of learning and collaboration, we’ve been early adopters of a virtual world product called...
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