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 […]

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 […]

Australasian Virtual Worlds Workshop 2008

Australasian Virtual Worlds Workshop 2008 November 28/29, 2008 Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia And selected locations in Second Life ® The Australasian Virtual Worlds Workshop is an event for Australasian researchers, educators, arts and business people involved in virtual worlds, to meet and discuss topics related to virtual worlds. The aim of this workshop is to […]

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 […]

The Drama of Lost City #1

I’m pleased to say we launched this ship today. It’s taken a long time to organise but thanks to a few interested people we had a stab at it. It was a very different exercise than the small drama Anya Ixchel and I undertook at the last NMC Symposium. We had 12 people to get […]

Drama ready to go – I need you!

Well, the Process Drama I’ve been developing is well and truly ready to go. I’ve been trying for a while to drum up a gropup of interested volunteers to participate in the project. Unlike many reserach projects that simply require delivery of a syurvey, this project is a bit more complicated. Think of trying to […]