Friday, August 7, 2020

2020 #VWEDU: Heavy industry: Big equipment: Operator errors can be costly and dangerous. Simulation offers safe learning. And for teams, too.



Heavy industry: Big equipment: 
Operator errors can be costly and dangerous.  
Simulation offers safe learning.  
And for teams, too.

Training for work in heavy industry.  The equipment is big, expensive and hazardous. You don't want anybody near it without experience.  But how can people get experience?   Simulation,  

Simulated training environment

Contents (by time): 

  • 0:00 Simulator overview and advantages 
  • 2:23 About the tool creator / how to contact / workforce development
  • 2:42 How to become an operator 
  • 3:53 Students working as a team to restart furnace 
  • Permission was given by students to show their avatars in the video

Thursday, August 6, 2020

#VWEDU: Update 8/6/2020 . Opensim Fest 2020 coming August 28-30 STÖMOL is a feature-length sci-fi video done in Second Life®.


#VWEDU: Update 8/6/2020
Opensim Fest 2020 coming August 28-30
STÖMOL is a feature-length sci-fi video done in Second Life®.

A collection of news items and links relevant to this blog.  Some often-wanted links are recurrent.  Others may be retained a few weeks.  New items may be added daily 
Dancing at Kitely, 
where everybody knows your name
Click image to enlarge

News on the MUVEs 

Contents 

  • Search on the page:  Ctrl+f (type in the search bar, top of the page)
  • My timeline on Twitter 
  • Events in the virtual worlds
  • Newcomer notes
  • Hypergrid places, news, and tips
  • Business
  • Support the supporters
  • Living online
  • Modern education #VWEDU
  • Libraries for education
  • Writers on the MUVEs 
  • Promotion (general)
  • Radio and video in the virtual worlds
  • Web-worlds
  • Visit me on the web
  • License 
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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

2020 Virtual: #VWEDU: OSCC19 VIRTUAL WORLD EDUCATIONAL PROJECTS OVERVIEW AT CVL


OSCC19 VIRTUAL WORLD EDUCATIONAL PROJECTS 
OVERVIEW AT CVL
This presentation will share an overview of open sim projects developed by the Community Virtual Library. The CVL Hypergrid Resource Library, located in Avacon and Kitely, as well as several other projects will be highlighted.

Monday, August 3, 2020

2020 #VWEDU: BIZ: Project-based learning can develop work-group skills--if it uses team projects It needs a DTA familiar with group facilitation roles.


Project-based learning can develop work-group skills--
if it uses team projects 
It needs a DTA familiar with group facilitation roles.

Consideration of how project-based learning can teach the skills needed to function effectively in work groups, thus adding a new amd valuable skill set to the course.  
Web-world for nonprofits 
and public service organizations

Sunday, August 2, 2020

2020 ART: VIDEO: “Deeper” Installation art


“Deeper”  
Installation art 

Another work of installation art, poetry and video by the prolific Karima Hoisan.

Go there

Saturday, August 1, 2020

2020 #VWEDU: Virtual World TV: Programming from the digital world. Audience participation at a cost so low it could be disruptive.


Virtual World TV 
Programming from the digital world. 
Audience participation at a cost so low it could be disruptive.

 Virtually reality Game Show played in real time with avatars from around the world.

Pooky

  • Talk with her about the Future of Game Show TV 
  • Or about  Multi - Person User Television 
  • info@pookymedia.com
  • Over a decade of experience in this field.


Friday, July 31, 2020

2020 #VWEDU: How would you teach interpersonal skills online? Social VR, DTA, videos, behavior modelling, critical incidents technique.


How would you teach interpersonal skills online?  
Social VR, DTA, videos, behavior modelling, 
critical incident technique.
A brief description of how one can teach interpersonal skills online with the aid of existing tools.

Outside the box

  • Online does not mean alone.
  • Online is not limited to reading a web page.
  • Online includes social VR and videos.  
  • Alone does not exclude a digital teaching assistant (DTA) driven by AI.
  • Explicit learning: Learning activities directed towards explicit learning objectives.

Teaching interpersonal skills




Thursday, July 30, 2020

#VWEDU: Update 8/3/2020 . STÖMOL is a feature-length sci-fi video done in Second Life®. July. Opensim Fest 2020 coming in August


#VWEDU: Update 8/3/2020
STÖMOL is a feature-length sci-fi video done in Second Life®.
Opensim Fest 2020 coming in August

A collection of news items and links relevant to this blog.  Some often-wanted links are recurrent.  Others may be retained a few weeks.  New items may be added daily 
Dancing at Kitely, 
where everybody knows your name
Click image to enlarge

News on the MUVEs 

Contents 

  • Search on the page:  Ctrl+f (type in the search bar, top of the page)
  • My timeline on Twitter 
  • Events in the virtual worlds
  • Newcomer notes
  • Hypergrid places, news, and tips
  • Business
  • Support the supporters
  • Living online
  • Modern education #VWEDU
  • Libraries for education
  • Writers on the MUVEs 
  • Promotion (general)
  • Radio and video in the virtual worlds
  • Web-worlds
  • Visit me on the web
  • License 
***************************

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

2020 #DTA: #VWEDU: Narrative-based learning and the use of digital places as teacher and text With the DTA as mentor


Narrative-based learning and 
the advantage of digital places.   
With the DTA as mentor.

Brief illustration of how to to create an instructional narrative.
The castle of darkening light

There is always a story


Monday, July 27, 2020

2020 #VWEDU: WW: ART: 3DWebWorldz hosts a digital art museum in your browser. Monet, Demuth, Fortier.


3DWebWorldz hosts a digital art museum 
in your browser. 
Monet, Demuth, Fortier.   
An art gallery in your laptop.  No travel, no cost, no virus.  Art as a social experience.
 A web page you walk into

Who would be interested?

A web-world for a field trip

  • A flat web page is fine if you go by yourself.
  • A field trip presents art as a social experience.
  • The teacher or a docent adds items of interest.
  • The students talk with each other to compare viewpoints.
  • Assignments may call for students to work together.  
  • Social learning Is a recognized mode of learning.