Tuesday, January 17, 2017

2017 EDU: VID: CNDG’s virtual chemistry labs at Florida State University

CNDG’s virtual chemistry labs 
at Florida State University
Education in virtual worlds is growing.  Here is another example, a chemistry lab course.  No risk, no fumes, no space.  What university would not think about using this?  With links to many other educational uses in virtual worlds.

Dr Bill Prensky, CEO of CNDG, introduces Dr Stephanie Dillon, Director of Freshman Chemistry Laboratories at Florida State University. Dr Dillon and her students discuss the advantages of learning using a virtual environment. Filmed on location at CNDG’s virtual campus.

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Strambotto Short Poetry Workshop-Tue 1/17, 7pm SLT

This week the Short Poetry Workshop presents the Strambotto, a medieval Italian poetry form with 8 lyrical lines, often written about love. There are multiple variations of the form with different rhyme schemes, so come join us at the Short Poetry Library to learn, write and share your Stambotto.

Metaverse events, current and upcoming



Other innovations in education

Virtual worlds as a practice field

Builds, museums, media


Instruction and training



Gamification and quests


News and Notes


    The Hypergrid WIP Show

    • The Hypergrid WIP is a one hour "show & tell" of works in progress or recently completed. 
    • Everyone is invited.  Building, scripting, promotion, entertainment-- whatever you are working on.
    • Presentations are in voice and text.  
    • For text presentations, best bring the text in a notecard and paste it into chat.  
    • Voice presentations may be captured in video.  
    • Stills and videos from the show may appear in this blog and elsewhere.

    Next WIP show

    • Next WIP show: Sun. Jan 22, Noon SLT 
    • Cookie II location (fourth Sunday of the month)
    • Pandora allows presenters to run high threat OSSL functions.
    • world.narasnook.com:8900
    • Put the line above in your World Map next to Find.  Click FindTP
    • At Narasnook, use World Map to search for Pandora
    • Cookie II location (fourth Sunday of the month)
    • HG address below: paste into the World Map next to Find. Click Find, TP
    • grid.kitely.com:8002:Cookie II 
    • in Kitely: paste into Nav (top) bar of Firestorm, Enter.
    • hop://grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II/68/369/22

            Previous Articles from the WIP show 

            HG links-- depending on your interests 

            Communities in the virtual worlds

            Radio in the virtual worlds

            Metaverse beginner help

                        Schools in virtual worlds

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