Saturday, August 26, 2017

2017 EDU: PROMO: Preparing a presentation in a virtual world. How to use the web

Preparing a presentation in a virtual world.  
How to use the web.
Suggestions on how to prepare and deliver a presentation in a virtual world, using web posters arranged on web-walks as organizational method.
Web-walks showing overview


  • Forget yourself.  Think from the view point in your audience.
  • What are the three main questions you want to answer for your audience?
  • You may want to start by asking these questions.
  • That primes your audience to look for the answers.
  • The one question you need to answer for yourself:
  • Why does your audience care about the answers to these questions?
  • What sources will you use to help answer those questions.?
  • The sources probably are on the web if you write blog articles.
  • Or if you use the web a lot in your search of the literature.
  • Here is how to use a virtual world or web world to give the answers
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  • (More after the break, scroll down!)
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Metaverse events, current and upcoming


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Why I like a virtual world presentation 

Web-walks showing overview
  • I set up web-walks with posters that show web pages.
  • The walks carry a title and a cluster of posters on the subject.
  • I walk my avatar and stand in front of the poster I am talking about.
  • I can easily access any poster in response to questions.
  • People can easily find any poster they want to review.
  • I put short titles in floating text above the text.
  • People can take copies of the web-walks if they want.

Why I like to prepare a web-walk presentation

  • I use the posters as I would bullets in PowerPoint.
  • I gather the web pages as posters and arrange them as I please
  • I always have the sources at hand for review.  
  • (Web posters offer a button to open the web page.)
  • I can rearrange as I like and get things arranged to suit me.
  • I can cluster and order as I please, then make the clusters into walks.  
  • This plan probably works best for someone who publishes a blog, as I do.
  • The web-world Cybalounge supports building a web-walk there.
  • Building in Cybalounge: HTML page prim: Put the web in your web-world

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    News and Notes

    HG links-- depending on your interests 

    Communities in the virtual worlds

    Radio in the virtual worlds

    Metaverse beginner help

    The Hypergrid WIP Show

    • The Hypergrid WIP is a one hour "show & tell" of works in progress. 
    • Everyone is invited.  Building, scripting, entertainment-- whatever you are working on.
    • Selby may capture video of presentations in voice, for posting on YouTube.
    • The WIP show normally meets on 2 Sundays a month at 12 pm California time.
    • The show meets at the Pandora location on the second Sunday 
    • But will not meet in the summer.
    • And at Cookie II on the fourth Sunday.  
    • To keep up with the WIP meetings, join the Kitely group, Work in progress.

    Next WIP meeting

      • Sunday August 27, noon SLT (California) time
      • 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, put Cookie II into the find bar of the world map. 
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      • Suspended for Summer: Pandora Location: (second 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

              Previous Articles from the WIP show 

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