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Heroic Assumptions at VWBPE

Saturday, March 19th, 2011
EduPunxers present..... Noon - 1 pm  Kae Novak SL Kavon Zenovka and Rurik Nackerud SL Rurik Bellingshausen West Auxillary Theatre    West 4  http://slurl.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20West%204/144/8/22 Heroic Assumptions: Choosing and Using MMORPGs in Your Classroom What classes do you teach? Could they be enhanced by using a MMORPG? Can you see the pedagogical value of using World of Warcraft in your classroom? What about War Hammer, Rift or even Club Penguin? This discussion will focus on using MMORPGs (Multi-Player Online Role-playing Games) for more than edutainment.  All… Read More

Mar 19th WoW Day at VWBPE

Saturday, March 19th, 2011
Saturday, March 19th is packed with World of Warcraft at Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference. 7 am SLT When Learning is WOW “ Using World of Warcraft and other MMOs with Students Diane Lewis At Sanford Middle School in Seminole County, Florida, at-risk students have been using World of Warcraft as part of an after school program to learn leadership, communication, collaboration, teamwork, language arts and mathematics. The success has been so remarkable that it and other MMO’s are being examined for inclusion in the regular curriculum. We will share our structure, successes, lessons learned and plans for expansion both as… Read More

MMORPGs – Using and Choosing 4 Your Classroom

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011
EduPunxers at VWBPE Saturday, March 19th noon West Auxillary Theatre West 4 http://slurl.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20West%204/144/8/22

MMORPGs - Choosing and Using in Your Classroom Heroic Assumptions: Choosing and Using MMORPGs in Your Classroom What classes do you teach? Could they be enhanced by using a MMORPG? Can you see the pedagogical value of using World of Warcraft in your classroom? What about War Hammer, Rift or even Club Penguin? This discussion will focus on using MMORPGs (Multi-Player Online Role-playing Games) for more than edutainment. All are welcome to… Read More

World of Warcraft at VWBPE

Thursday, March 10th, 2011
World of Warcraft Sessions at Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education 2011 Friday, March 18th 6 am SLT The Virtual Worlds Exploration stream of the Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education www.vwbpe.org invites you to a World of Warcraft event on the Sisters of Elune realm, United States server. "A World of Warcraft Virtual Field Trip With The WoWinSchool Project." Your host is Lucas Gillispie and these are your tour guides. http://tr.im/Qodm

This 50 minute tour starting at 6 am SLT on Friday March 18 is for educators who are new to WoW. Participants will receive tours… Read More

Virtual World Tours

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011
Tours for VWBPE! At VWBPE (www.vwbpe.org), we are asking you to take us on a tour! Under the Virtual Worlds Exploration category, please submit a tour. http://www.vwbpe.org/calls/2011-call-for-proposals You can give us a tour of your sim. You can give us a tour of your subject matter. Perhaps, you like to take us on a tour of the great works of literature in Second Life. Maybe, it’s the best cultural based sims on OpenSim. Or maybe you and your students are in Habbo Hotel, World of Warcraft or Minecraft. Please submit a proposal ! Or Machinima… Read More

World of Warcraft Meetup

Friday, December 3rd, 2010
For the Horde! World of Warcraft Meetup and Global Goblin Gathering Joykadians, EduPunxers and World of Teachcraft will be meeting up for global goblin gathering. We’re meeting on the Sisters of Elune at 2 pm SLT on Saturday December 11th. It’s for everyone- we’ll be making goblin characters and running them. So this is for n00bs and wowheads alike. Please join us and bring a friend! Read More

So Many Worlds

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010
So Many Worlds-So Little Time: Virtual Worlds Exploration
  • Saturday, October 30th
  • 130 - 3 pm SLT
  • Rockcliffe University http://slurl.com/secondlife/Rockcliffe%20Library/215/73/23
  • How many avatars do you have and in how many worlds? Business, education and entertainment organization have more options than ever before. The session facilitators will share their experiences in the Metaverse of social virtual worlds and MMORPGS. However, this is a call for all virtual world explorers to come share their adventures and for new travelers and… Read More

    World of Teachcraft

    Thursday, September 23rd, 2010
    World of Teachcraft: The Learning Quest November 2 – December 16, 2010 Rockcliffe University http://slurl.com/secondlife/Rockcliffe%20Library/215/73/23 World of Warcraft (WoW) is the most popular massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) on the Internet. Your Quest: After participating in a 6 week pilot project, you should have experienced, researched and analyzed how this MMORPG could be used in your classroom, online course, after school program or professional development activity. Your Batttleground: Each… Read More

    World of Teachcraft

    Monday, September 20th, 2010
    World of Teachcraft: The Learning Quest
    Part of the Worlds of Learning Program (Rockcliffe University Consortium)
    World of Warcraft (WoW) is the most popular massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) on the Internet. WoW has over 11.5 million players worldwide who pay a monthly subscription fee of $15 US dollars. 374,000 man hours are played every day in this video game. Players may develop one or more characters that advance by earning experience points through quests and combat. Players may quest alone, in on-the-spot… Read More