NMC Horizon Report (ANZ 2009)

NMC Releases Horizon Report: 2009 Australia-New Zealand Edition | nmc As usual the Horizon report is fairly well grounded in the state of play. The Horizon Report: 2009 Australia-New Zealand Edition (1.3 MB, 32 pp) is available now. The report is free, and has been released with a Creative Commons license to facilitate its use, […]

2009 Virtual World Best Practice in Education Conference

Well, I was just saying in my blog post this morning that had I a chance to redo my Dramatically Different workshop presentation from NMC I would implement some changes.  Now, thanks to a last minute cancellation at the 2009 Virtual World Best Practice in Education Conference and the fact I was following organiser chat […]

Taking Drama conventions into new territory

NMC2009-day2-session06_016 Originally uploaded by acousticdad As mentioned in other posts, I recently offered at session at the NMC Symposium on New Media and Learning (keyword tag NML2009). One of the key aspects of my presentation was to examine, practically, the different expression of conventions that are afforded by the new environment. I have begun a […]

Winding up a great event

Yesterday morning in Perth I presented the final workshop in the New Media Consortium Symposium on New Media and Learning. The session went quite well but I did experience one small glitch and had to reload the software.. they was a delay of a minute or two… as is often the case when you’re excited […]

NMC Symposium on New Media & Learning

The 2009 NMC Symposium on New Media and Learning, the thirteenth in the NMC’s Series of Virtual Symposia, will explore the impact of new media on teaching, learning, research, and creative expression, especially in higher education. NMC Symposium on New Media & Learning http://www.nmc.org/node/6565 The NMC have just advised that my presentation proposal has been […]

NMC Symposium session update

Back in December Alex Hayes and I presented a session at the NMC Symposium on the Evolution of Communication. I’ve just been advised by Alan Levine from the NMC that all the videos and transcripts from our session and others are available at: http://www.nmc.org/2007-fall-virtual-symposium/resources Our bits and pieces are here: Evolution | Revolution: Architectures for […]

Not Possible IRL: Turning the page on 2007 in virtual worlds – What happened and what’s next

Larry Pixel: NMC Virtual Worlds plans a big announcement after the first of the year. It will come out first in the NMC Campus Observer, about January 10th.Also, the NMC’s highly influential Horizon Report (75,000+ copies downloaded or purchased in hard copy in 2007) will be released in late January. The contents of the 2008 […]

NMC Symposium – Creativity in Second Life

Next week the NMC is running an entire weeks symposium on “Creativity in Second Life” There are a number of strands: Machinima, Fashion, Sculpture and Modeling, Virtual Photography, and Teaching Environments, social / arts events, and lots of practical and interactive sessions. I’m involved in one of the sessions… Fri Aug 17 7pm – Fri […]