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Virtual worlds in nursing education: a synthesis... [J Nurs Educ. 2013] - PubMed - NCBI

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Virtual University: Education in Virtual Worlds
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From mobile phone photo to virtual reality

Completely ordinary photos are being transformed into clean, high-resolution 3D worlds thanks to algorithms from the Harvest4D consortium.
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The Nerdy Teacher: Making and Minecraft with @WithPiper #MakerEd

The Nerdy Teacher: Making and Minecraft with @WithPiper #MakerEd | Virtual University: Education in Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
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Resources for Teachers in Virtual Worlds

The webinar will preview instructions to useful skills for teachers, SLURLs to great places to find teaching-related freebies and useful toys, organizin
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Hands-in with the gloves that virtual reality needs

Hands-in with the gloves that virtual reality needs | Virtual University: Education in Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
When most people strap on a virtual reality headset for the first time, their immediate instinct is to look down, attempting to see their hands. And, th
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Virtual Augmented Reality VR AR Attractions

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Blooloop:  "Visitor attractions are racing to embrace Virtual and Augmented Reality technologies.  But what are the potential opportunities and possible pitfalls of VR and AR?"

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Virtual world technologies to enhance climate risk management on Aust…

Improved climate risk decision-making and management in agriculture is critical to the well-being and long-term sustainability of farming communities and futur…
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The Development of Virtual World Tools to Enhance Learning and Real W…

In farming, the outcome of critical decisions to enhance productivity and profitability, and so ensure the viability of farming enterprises, is often influence…
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One of my papers published last year.

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Second Life was 13 years early to virtual reality -- and it's getting ready to try again

Second Life was 13 years early to virtual reality  --  and it's getting ready to try again | Virtual University: Education in Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Still with a very real $500 million GDP.
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Virtual Worlds in Education: Coming of the Third Wave

The Gartner Hype Cycle has placed virtual worlds on the climb up the Slope of Enlightenment. While some authors in the past have made much of the educational u…
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This is a paper a few of us Australian virtual worlds advocates wrote for ascilite 2014.

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The Development and Education Application of Editable University Digital Museum | Yang | International Journal of Online Engineering (iJOE)

The Development and Education Application of Editable University Digital Museum
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Great to see some research in this area!

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Educator VW Priority List Survey

We want to develop a prioritized list of features/characteristics that are important and necessary to educators for Linden Lab to incorporate in its "next generation" virtual world platform currently underdevelopment.

On this page we ask you to prioritize two categories of features that are important for effective use of a virtual world for educational purposes.
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Time to have your say!

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Immersive Bents Old Fort in Minecraft

Immersive Bents Old Fort in Minecraft | Virtual University: Education in Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it

Bent’s Old Fort, a unit of the United States National Park Service, will be reconstructed virtually in the video game Minecraft and also in fully immersive 3D virtual reality (VR)

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Oculus Rift in the Classroom | Edudemic

Technology is already becoming a significant part of the classroom, and the Oculus Rift is making virtual reality affordable and accessible for students.
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Virtual Reality-Based Virtual Worlds Face Huge Broadband Hurdle, Says MMO Scaling Veteran

Virtual Reality-Based Virtual Worlds Face Huge Broadband Hurdle, Says MMO Scaling Veteran | Virtual University: Education in Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
I was talking with Facebook engineer Jim "Babbage" Purbrick about his experiences scaling the single-shard virtual worlds Eve Online and Second Life, and of course, we got to talking about the challenges of scaling the next generation of virtual...
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Cutting-edge theatre: world’s first virtual reality operation goes live

Cutting-edge theatre: world’s first virtual reality operation goes live | Virtual University: Education in Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Medical experts hope surgery live-streamed in VR will make healthcare fairer and boost training
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New reality: Why virtual worlds will be 'a very big thing for humanity' | Sci-Tech | DW.COM | 04.04.2016

New reality: Why virtual worlds will be 'a very big thing for humanity' | Sci-Tech | DW.COM | 04.04.2016 | Virtual University: Education in Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Can you tell the difference between virtual and augmented reality? Both are being pushed as big developments in education and creative industries. Cyrill Etter of Game Science Center Berlin tells us why.
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Stroll through a Perth university campus... without leaving your chair

Stroll through a Perth university campus... without leaving your chair | Virtual University: Education in Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Researchers have painstakingly recreated the University of Western Australia's campus in an online 3D world.
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Rhetoric and reality: critical perspectives on education in a 3D virt…

The emergence of any new educational technology is often accompanied by inflated expectations about its potential for transforming pedagogical practice and imp…
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This is a paper presented at the ascilite conference last year by Australian and New Zealand educators who use virtual worlds in their teaching.

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Facebook storms into the world of Virtual Reality

Facebook storms into the world of Virtual Reality | Virtual University: Education in Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Facebook storms into the world of Virtual Reality
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Barriers and Enablers to the Use of Virtual Worlds in Higher Educatio…

Three-dimensional (3D) virtual worlds have been used for more than a decade in higher education for teaching and learning. Since the 1980s, academics began usi…
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A paper some colleagues and I wrote recently #virtualworlds #secondlife #edtech #edchat #edu

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12 Tech Fads in Higher Ed | Technology and Learning @insidehighered

12 Tech Fads in Higher Ed | Technology and Learning @insidehighered | Virtual University: Education in Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
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Is Second Life a dead tech trend?

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The nature documentary filmed inside Grand Theft Auto V

The nature documentary filmed inside Grand Theft Auto V | Virtual University: Education in Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
OK. ‘Nature’ ‘documentary.’ This is a David Attenborough-style nature “mockumentary” made inside Grand Theft Auto V, the open-world crime game, which came out last year. Narrated by a British man and scored by swelling classical music, it uses the virtual world of GTA to present a narrative about nature despoiled by human activity. Of course, it’s […]
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VWBPE 2015 Call for Proposals

VWBPE 2015 Call for Proposals | Virtual University: Education in Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
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Always a great conference that really showcases the best in virtual worlds education.

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Tate and Minecraft create virtual worlds inspired by art - Tech News | The Star Online

Britain's Tate has launched a series of maps of virtual 3D worlds with Minecraft, combining art, history and gaming.
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The take up and diverse use of Minecraft is quite amazing.

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