VWMOOC18 August 1-31, 2018
Excerpts from the program
|12NOON SLT||CVL Librarians||Networking Forum at Community Virtual Library||How can librarians help educators in virtual worlds?
Held at CVL main library SLurl:
Embedded librarianship holds potential for immersive learning. Come learn how to promote your virtual world communities and the great work of educators in virtual worlds through networking. https://communityvirtuallibrary.wordpress.com/
|Fri. August 10||12pm SLT||Dieter Heyne (Edward Tarber)||Web Based Virtual Worlds in Education||Organizing collaboration for 400 students in a web based virtual learning environment. Setting up a “synthetic” college.
In the VWMOOC HQ: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Madhupak/113/66/62
|Sat. August 11||Noon SLT /||Lyr Lobo, Cynthia Calongne
Kae Novak (SL: Kavon Zenovka, WoW: Maskirovka)
Chris Luchs (SL: Abacus Capellini, WoW: Cheerwine)
|What Can We Learn from the World of Warcraft?||Join us as we host a blended reality session featuring a live stream from the World of Warcraft (WoW) as we explore educational opportunities in a massive multiplayer online roleplaying game (MMORPG). We will have a YouTube live stream, a Discord channel for voice discussion, and an immersive event in WoW. Educators from the International Society for Technology in Education – Games and Simulations Network (ISTE G&SN) will host an immersive event & discuss learning in a multiuser virtual environment (MUVE).
To join us in WoW: visit this site: https://worldofwarcraft.com/en-us/news/3128270
Click Try for Free and download the Blizzard Launcher, which manages the download. You’ll need 52GB for the game. Create an account, select Sisters of Elune realm and create a troll if you are new to WoW and using a Free Trial account.
Location: In the World of Warcraft and for those who do not have the game, over a YouTube Live stream (available that day) and hosted after the event over https://www.youtube.com/user/gamesmooc/videos
|9 am slt||Lynne Berrett (Wisdomseeker)||Howard Gardner’s “Theory of Multiple Intelligences” explored through an Interactive, Immersive Experience in Second Life||Dr. Gardner has proposed 8 different types of intelligence, ranging from Interpersonal to Kinesthetic. Join us to discover your own most innate type. You may be surprised, like many of the teachers who have tried this challenge as part of our whole-brain training program.|
|Fri. August 17||Noon SLT||Mark Childs (Gann McGann)||Theatrical performances in virtual worlds||This is a summary of various performance-based activities in Second Life and how performance studies can provide an insight into the experience of virtual worlds.
Presented in the VWMOOC HQ: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Madhupak/113/66/62