Sunday, January 27, 2013

2013 EDU: Museum Of Virtual Media, University of Washington Ischool

Museum Of Virtual Media, 
University of Washington Ischool
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The Museum of Virtual Media, built by the University of Washington Ischool's Certificate in Virtual Worlds Class of 2012, shows the history of media through immersive 3D interactive simulation.
Before you go
  • Be sure that "Allow media to auto-play" is unchecked.  
  • (Me--Preferences--Sound and Media
  • Otherwise you may hear sounds from several sources
Location Link. Click to go or drag to the viewer screen
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/UW%20iSchool/126/128/44

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The mission of the Landing Point is to tell new visitors: 
  • where they are 
  • what the museum is about, 
  • how to navigate to the rest of the museum 
Introductory video I
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Introductory video II
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A Museum of Virtual Media
Options for your visit
  • Tour- ride the raven
  • Teleport
  • Explore
  • Quest
Start with the Raven
A guided and narrated tour of the museum.
Watch and read.


The Raven tour
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The raven is not named Nevermore
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Riding the raven
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  • On return, you might Explore
  • Look for the map
A 3D Map
Every story must have a quest
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  • Here, the visitor gets the quest.
  • You visit, you get the quest.  
  • Not a golden fleece
  • Your quest is to learn and understand
  • Immersive learning 
  • Experiential learning
  • Virtual worlds, real learning
Designers:
  • Bruce Wolcott 
  • Zorreau Laviscu
  • Gail Hayes 
  • Leela Thoreau
  • Lucas Anderson 
  • Magnus Anderson
Supreme innovator  

  • Stylianos Mystakidis
  • stylianos.ling
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Art
     

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  • What do we do in Virtual Worlds? 2012
  • Search on page with Google Chrome: Ctrl+f, search bar upper right 
  • Google search this blog, column on right
  • or put site:virtualoutworlding.blogspot.com at the end on the search terms
  • Annotated screen shots made with Jing
  • Creative Commons License, attribution only.
Drop by my place in Second life
Location Link. Click to go or drag to the viewer screen
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Cookie/136/100/22
Feel free to send me an IM, notecard, or friend request.
Thinkerer Melville/Selby Evans
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1 comment:

  1. Ah...I wrote a very critical review of this project: http://tacheiru.us/byriatt/bigmouthsecond1112.html I see they have updated the map, but I'm not sure what else has changed. If it hasn't changed, I still stand by my critique.

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