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A place to compendiumize (I just made that up) what my peeps are doing in 3D Virtual Worlds and "Virtual Learning" Online Education
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A Model of Learning Objectives

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Rex Heer and team, I'm guessing. I have one of these that your avatar can step up upon in Second Life. Nice work.

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Feature - Virtual World: Academy uses latest technology to attract prospective ... - U.S. Air Force Academy

Feature - Virtual World: Academy uses latest technology to attract prospective ... - U.S. Air Force Academy | Virtual Worlds and Online Education | Scoop.it
U.S. Air Force AcademyFeature - Virtual World: Academy uses latest technology to attract prospective ...U.S.
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Celebrate World Oceans Day as a Virtual Fish - TIME

Celebrate World Oceans Day as a Virtual Fish - TIME | Virtual Worlds and Online Education | Scoop.it
Celebrate World Oceans Day as a Virtual FishTIMETheBlu allows you to explore the sea depths in detail, just as an ocean dweller would – not least because you're morphed into a virtual fish and can swim around to different habitats around the world.
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Hundreds walk for cancer research and funding at second Relay for Life in ... - Daily Local News

Jamaica GleanerHundreds walk for cancer research and funding at second Relay for Life in ...Daily Local NewsHirsch and Xu's stories are just two of the dozens of similar tales told by both survivors and family members at Friday night's kick off for...
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My Secondlife.............so far. - Footprints in the virtual sand

My Secondlife.............so far. - Footprints in the virtual sand | Virtual Worlds and Online Education | Scoop.it
I have actually lost track exactly how long I have been in Secondlife. It has been on many levels an amazing experience and liberating in many ways for me. It has brought me many new friends and expanded or enhanced ...
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Disruptive Game Changing Second Life Redux on Ambien - watch the video, interesting, if you are "in the game"

Disruptive Game Changing Second Life Redux on Ambien - watch the video, interesting, if you are "in the game" | Virtual Worlds and Online Education | Scoop.it
"A lot of people are going to take one look and write it off as nothing more than a Second Life redux. But it's not. It's got more to it than that." Fast Company. ". . . I say this is going to be an important company in the social world.
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webspelunker - My Travels Across Second Life: Anniversaries

webspelunker - My Travels Across Second Life: Anniversaries | Virtual Worlds and Online Education | Scoop.it
During my travels across Second Life (SL), as I've written a few times, I've been struck by the communities which have grown up inworld and have developed lives of their own. Many times these complement the Real Life (RL) ...
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Would you like a print from the 1000+ Avatars project? « 1000+ ...

Would you like a print from the 1000+ Avatars project? « 1000+ ... | Virtual Worlds and Online Education | Scoop.it
Preview the catalog and both volumes of the 1000+ Avatars books here. You can purchase a catalog of the show by paying through my Paypal account at krisartlvr@verizon.net. (Please click gift if you can to save on paypal ...
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Virtual worlds conference looks to the future - Hypergrid Business

Virtual worlds conference looks to the future - Hypergrid Business | Virtual Worlds and Online Education | Scoop.it
Hypergrid BusinessVirtual worlds conference looks to the futureHypergrid BusinessBy Hope Roland Botterbusch “Inspire the Future” was the 2012 theme of The Federal Consortium for Virtual Worlds conference that convened this past week in Washington,...
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Can a Virtual Bubble Find a Real-World Soulmate? - Albany Times Union

Can a Virtual Bubble Find a Real-World Soulmate? - Albany Times Union | Virtual Worlds and Online Education | Scoop.it
Can a Virtual Bubble Find a Real-World Soulmate?Albany Times UnionIgobubble's new destiny bubbles travel the world until they collide. Now virtual objects released in the real world could lead to romance.
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Mykonos, Greece, in Second Life - Silas Scarborough -- I have to visit this, a repro of one of my most cherished travel memories

Mykonos, Greece, in Second Life - Silas Scarborough -- I have to visit this, a repro of one of my most cherished travel memories | Virtual Worlds and Online Education | Scoop.it
Mykonos is where I met Sunny and she really is in Greece, as are most of the people in the Second Life Mykonos, but, get this, Alex Philo is in Sydney, Australia! We will all be together in real-time, albeit at the expense of ...
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Cackleberries' Virtual World of Learning and Fun Expands to Educate Young ... - San Francisco Chronicle (press release)

Cackleberries' Virtual World of Learning and Fun Expands to Educate Young ... - San Francisco Chronicle (press release) | Virtual Worlds and Online Education | Scoop.it
Cackleberries' Virtual World of Learning and Fun Expands to Educate Young ...San Francisco Chronicle (press release)Cackleberries' fun, online virtual world for young children adds another educational area to their interactive game world.
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Fullmetal Alchemist is Coming to TinierMe - San Francisco Chronicle (press release)

Fullmetal Alchemist is Coming to TinierMe - San Francisco Chronicle (press release) | Virtual Worlds and Online Education | Scoop.it
Fullmetal Alchemist is Coming to TinierMeSan Francisco Chronicle (press release)TinierMe, the virtual world and game site, with the green light from FUNimation Entertainment, welcomes the internationally famed Japanese manga and anime series.
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Why is e-learning so unpopular? | Clive on Learning

What type of e-learning are you talking about? Virtual classrooms? MOOCs? Online video? Podcasts? Games and simulations? No, that's not what people mean. They mean instruction delivered in the form of interactive ...
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Effort melds prepaid card presence in real world and virtual reality - ABA Banking Journal (blog)

Effort melds prepaid card presence in real world and virtual reality - ABA Banking Journal (blog) | Virtual Worlds and Online Education | Scoop.it
ABA Banking Journal (blog)Effort melds prepaid card presence in real world and virtual realityABA Banking Journal (blog)AmEx cardholders have been able to redeem their points for e-game cards or virtual goods within the American Express Membership...
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Troubled Twinity bought by Exit Reality - Hypergrid Business

Troubled Twinity bought by Exit Reality - Hypergrid Business | Virtual Worlds and Online Education | Scoop.it
Hypergrid BusinessTroubled Twinity bought by Exit RealityHypergrid BusinessIt makes money by selling virtual currency, which users use to buy virtual goods, and in renting virtual real estate.
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Second Life Newser: D-Day Commemoration

Second Life Newser: D-Day Commemoration | Virtual Worlds and Online Education | Scoop.it
On June 6th, a D-Day commemoration was held in Second Life. Both the Flying Tigers and New Bastogne's German groups met at the WW2 Battlefield for a simulated battle as a way to honor those who fought in the real battle ...
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Bock in SecondLife: Art Exhibition Opening at Solace Island

Bock in SecondLife: Art Exhibition Opening at Solace Island | Virtual Worlds and Online Education | Scoop.it
SecondLife is not a game but an immersive 3D virtual reality. I am Bock in SecondLife and Bock is I in first life. We share thoughts, feelings, actions and reactions. We are one and the same and inseparable.
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The University of Western Australia in Second Life: V. Lenoirre's ...

The University of Western Australia in Second Life: V. Lenoirre's ... | Virtual Worlds and Online Education | Scoop.it
pravda: When i made the original tomb (large scale version ) of the terracotta warriors in my sim, which can be seen here :http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tenth%20Rua/77/172/1272. Jayjay asked me if i wanted to join ...
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Bridging knowledge gap through online learning - The Hindu - indeed

Bridging knowledge gap through online learning - The Hindu - indeed | Virtual Worlds and Online Education | Scoop.it
Bridging knowledge gap through online learningThe HinduOnline courses on a wide range of topics are provided openly and for free by premier institutions of the world.
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This week in OpenSim Dev – week ending 19th May 2012 ...

This week in OpenSim Dev – week ending 19th May 2012 ... | Virtual Worlds and Online Education | Scoop.it
Hello everybody. This is a summary of the last week of development in OpenSimulator. Except where otherwise specified, the changes described here appea...
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Virtual world of simulators helps train pilots - Jacksonville Daily News

Virtual world of simulators helps train pilots - Jacksonville Daily News | Virtual Worlds and Online Education | Scoop.it
Virtual world of simulators helps train pilotsJacksonville Daily NewsCommand and control trainees will also be part of the big picture in this virtual world.
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Spend money in the real world, get cash in the virtual world - CNET Really?

Spend money in the real world, get cash in the virtual world - CNET  Really? | Virtual Worlds and Online Education | Scoop.it
AFPSpend money in the real world, get cash in the virtual worldCNETAmerican Express and Zynga have teamed up for a program that rewards users with virtual currency when they spend money in the real world.
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Announcing Second Life: The Game! I'm laughing my virtual (*& off!

Announcing Second Life: The Game! I'm laughing my virtual (*& off! | Virtual Worlds and Online Education | Scoop.it
Author: Tateru Nino - Tired of telling people that Second Life isn't a game? Want to take a break from using Second Life to earn money for your groceries and mortgage? Want to kick back and not rework your Marketplace ...
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Digital avatars to guide travelers at New York airports – View video!

Digital avatars to guide travelers at New York airports – View video! | Virtual Worlds and Online Education | Scoop.it
By John D. Sutter, CNN (CNN) --- First Tupac. Now this. The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey announced this week that digital projections of "virtual customer care representatives" will appear this summer in three New ...
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