Tag Archives: Virtual Worlds

Two new courses

My partner, Jamie, was in a center-court box last night watching Sharapova trounce Vinci and Roddick fight his way past Gimelstob. I, of course, gave up my seat to make last minute changes in the syllabi for my two grad seminars this semester: Introduction to Interactive Communication and Virtual Worlds. Introduction to Interactive Communication This […]
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Second Life Best Practices in Education

Spent part of my day in Second Life at the Best Practices in Education Conference. Was great to hear about others’ experiences. Some was stuff I had already learned the hard way, but even then, it was worth the reminder. One of the recurring themes, which came up in Kenny Hubble’s presentation, among others, was […]
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Journalism class in Second Life

Anthony Curtis, a journalism prof at UNC, writes a bit about his experience of teaching a journalism class in Second Life. It’s an interesting report. Now that this semester is winding to a close, I’m thinking in more detail about the Fall course in Second Life, and how to organize it to minimize the learning […]
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Upgrading Humans

Kevin Warwick is giving a talk entitled “Upgrading Humans: Why Not?” this Monday at 7 PST in the main auditorium on Uvvy Island in Second Life. I’ve always been a fan of many of the transhumanists. I tend to be too much an adherent of the appropriate use of technology to fit in well with […]
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