October 15, 2020: Visiting Educational Locations

Transcript of the Virtual Worlds Education Roundtable: October 15, 2020Topic: Visiting Educational LocationsPhotos by Beth Ghostraven In this VWER session we will visit a few educational locations together and discuss what we find educational about each one, what features we could use in our own educational work, and how we might improve things further. Prepare … Continue reading October 15, 2020: Visiting Educational Locations

September 3rd 2020: Ethnographic exhibits of two cultures from the Republic of Panama

On 3rd September 2020 there was a joint event with the Virtual Worlds MOOC, in which we visited Ethnographic exhibits of two cultures from the Republic of Panama: Molas produced by Guna women; and Emberá cosmology & ethnobotany, curated by ethnographer Nexus Dot with the support of Shiloh Emmons. We started as usual at VWER … Continue reading September 3rd 2020: Ethnographic exhibits of two cultures from the Republic of Panama

May 21, 2020: Mark Childs on “Choose Your Reality”

Transcript of the Virtual Worlds Education Roundtable: May 21, 2020 Topic: Mark Childs on "Choose Your Reality"Photos by Beth Ghostraven The session will be led by Gann McGann (Mark Childs outside Second Life) and will be in voice (with transcription) and text chat Virtual reality, virtual worlds, videoconferencing, text conferencing, the physical world. They all … Continue reading May 21, 2020: Mark Childs on “Choose Your Reality”

July 11, 2019: A Digital Teaching Assistant (DTA) in MUVE (virtual world): What would it do?

Transcript of the Virtual Worlds Education Roundtable: July 11, 2019 Topic: A Digital Teaching Assistant (DTA) in MUVE (virtual world): What would it do? https://virtualoutworlding.blogspot.com/2019/07/2019-vwedu-digital-teaching-assistant.html Competitive sports for online schools. Robotics, search-masters, DTA-Turing challengeshttps://virtualoutworlding.blogspot.com/2019/06/2019-vwedu-competitive-sports-for.html ThinkererSelby Evans (thinkerer.melville): let's start now -- I will put some things in text. A draft prospectus for the development of … Continue reading July 11, 2019: A Digital Teaching Assistant (DTA) in MUVE (virtual world): What would it do?

May 2, 2019: Fantasy in Virtual Worlds Education

Transcript of the Virtual Worlds Education Roundtable: May 2, 2019 Topic: Fantasy in Virtual Worlds EducationPhotos by Beth Ghostraven We are approaching the end of Fantasy Faire https://fantasyfairesl.wordpress.com/ so it seems a good time to discuss the role of fantasy in virtual worlds education. Is it liberating? Creative? Or can it be alienating for some … Continue reading May 2, 2019: Fantasy in Virtual Worlds Education