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Virtual Worlds Taskforce


Virtual Worlds Taskforce

This discussion forum is for the Virtual Worlds Taskforce. It will be used to discuss the issues involved in developing the Virtual Worlds collection, including the taxonomy and peer review of materials.

Members: 22
Latest Activity: Nov 10, 2010

Discussion Forum

Categorization 2 Replies

I've had two people mention that they didn't see any names on the spreadsheet I sent out, yet two people have already completed theirs.  I don't know if it is a problem with my email or what. …Continue

Started by Cathy Swift. Last reply by Cathy Swift Nov 10, 2010.

Introductions 21 Replies

Please introduce yourself here and tell us a little about YOU.  We'd also like to know about your interests in Virtual Environments as well as your experience.  Thus, if people are not able to make…Continue

Started by Cathy Swift. Last reply by Karena Senchack Oct 27, 2010.

Minutes from Conference calls 7 Replies

Here is where we will post the minutes (notes) from each conference call.

Started by Cathy Swift. Last reply by TTEvans Oct 18, 2010.

Typology 9 Replies

Hi, Everyone:As discussed on today's call, we need to discuss what our typology will be for this Virtual Worlds community.1. Do we want to start with the type of Virtual World, i.e. Second Life,…Continue

Started by Cathy Swift. Last reply by Cathy Swift Sep 29, 2010.

Comment Wall

Comment by Evalyn J. Gossett on February 24, 2010 at 11:41am
The only virtual world I have used is Second Life and find that other educators where I am are not very interested in this new technology.
Comment by Carolyn Lowe on February 24, 2010 at 12:56pm
I am frustrated with the restrictions on the teen grid (Teen Second Life) for educators. I have purchased an island on the Reaction Grid ( and am hoping that will work better. I'm interesting in hearing other's thoughts about using OS or TG for K-12 education. Anyone else in the group use ReactionGrid?
Comment by kenn pitawanakwat on March 22, 2010 at 4:08pm
Hi all...I am trying to stay in the loop...
Comment by Moustapha Diack on October 27, 2010 at 11:42am
Hi Everyone, I am interested in collaborating with colleagues from this group who's university or programs are using Second Life as a model of instructional delivery. I am preparing to submit a proposal and wanted to know if you have any successful use cases in applying 2L.
Comment by Moustapha Diack on October 27, 2010 at 1:22pm
Thank You Caro and Evalyn. I did not know about Reaction Grid. Is it mainly for K-12. What can you do with your island? can you set it up for teaching purposes.


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