Monday, August 29, 2011

2013 EDU: ENCKE Virtual University Collaboration

ENCKE Virtual University Collaboration - 

27 and 28 October 2011

Excerpts
"in-world mixture of conference, workshop and collaboration..."
  •  discuss, 
  • design, 
  • build, 
  • operate
  • evaluate 
"virtual teaching and learning spaces for the university environment of the twenty first century."
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For details, go here
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intensive two day in-world meeting 
  • plenary talks, 
  • small group discussions and report back sessions, 
  • workshops, 
  • tutorials, 
  • demonstrations tours.
"Over the following 4 weeks some of the main ideas and concepts for virtual teaching, learning and meeting spaces developed by participants will be constructed on the new virtual university island (with assistance from professional SL builders)..." 
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"Then over the next 3 months participants will be able to book and use these spaces for their own teaching and learning sessions, role plays and meetings. During this time there will be informal follow-up and evaluation meetings."
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"...new style of collaborative event..."
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"...time and the facilities for extended collaboration which will see ideas put into practice..." 
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"The plan is to have the virtual university island(s) as an ongoing collaborative and space to allow for construction and testing of applications of virtual world technologies to university teaching and learning."
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When: 27 and 28 October 2011, 10am to 5pm Australian EST

Where: On a new Second Life island (slurl to be advised)
Registration: The fee to participate is AUD$325 (inc. GST) and includes the conference and related workshop, tutorial, demonstration and tour session plus 3 months access to the constructed spaces.
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