Tuesday, November 25, 2014

2014 EDU: BIZ: Need online courses for professional development or continuing education? A study

Need online courses for professional development
or continuing education? A study
The purpose of the study is to determine the efficacy of designing outcomes-based online professional development and continuing education courses for adult learners.
  • Many professions require continuing education courses.
  • To advance in a profession people may need professional development courses.
  • Such people may find online courses attractive.  
  • Study at home, on your own time schedule.
  • People in virtual worlds would surely be interested in such online courses.  
  • If the courses fit their needs.   
  • If you need courses of this kind,
  • Dr. Leticia De León, Associate Professor 
  • in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction 
  • at The University of Texas-Pan American 
  • asks that you respond to a survey
  • to tell about your needs.
  • The survey should take no more than 5-10 minutes to complete.

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News and Notes

Crystalline Short Poetry Wrkshp-Tue 11/25,7pm SLT

This week Ngagpa Writer is guest host for the Crystalline Short Poetry Workshop. The Crystalline is a two line poem created by the American poet, Denis Garrison. Usually one couplet, the poem can have multiple couplets but must contain separate images. So come join Ngagpa to learn, write and share your Crystalline at the Short Poetry Workshop 

Contests and dated calls/invitations/events

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Not a popularity vote. This is your prediction of who the actual top 10 will be in the official judging.  Deadline:  Midnight SLT 3rd December 2014

Newcomer Help in Virtual Worlds

Education

How to handle a Hypergrid address 

From any Hypergrid-enabled grid, paste the address into the address bar of Firestorm and press enter. Or paste it into the world map search bar of any viewer, search, and click Teleport when the destination is found. If it doesn't work, don't give up. Try again in couple of minutes.  Sometimes the first try fails (probably times out).  And try again a few hours later. Some hypergrid destinations are offline part of the day. 
If you get an address like this: 
 hg.francogrid.org:80:Residence-09:/119/128/190     
paste it into the address bar of Firestorm, see if it takes you to the exact coordinates. 

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