A number of our EduPunxers are involved in the Virtual Worlds Unsymposium www.vw.unsymposium.org We're helping organize and facillitating some discussions. So far we are looking at..... Discussion of World of Warcraft, Cognitive Surplus and Theorycraft. We're going into WoW almost every day and while there have been discussion on how to use it for your class - we really want to get into a discussion that really details the math, statistics and management strategy involved in participating in WoW on a raid level. A rousing game of "Burning Questions/Taboo Topics" - what's… Read More
Several EduPunxers will participating in this discussion - so why don't you join us! Machinima 4 Your Classroom Brought to you by the Machinima Working Group or Machinima 4 Mere Mortals It will cover some basics for the classroom such as setting up a YouTube channel, images and creative commons, peer reviewing for your students. Then the discussion will turn to some quick and easy Machinima making, alternatives to YouTube and Machinima groups in Second Life. This session starts out for beginners but all are encouraged to attend. Intermediate and advanced participants will be encouraged to share their knowledge. (plz) Machinima Working Group:… Read More
In lieu of a Machinima Working Group for VWBPE www.vwbpe.org meeting this week, we have a few other things.
We are looking for volunteers for two very short Machinimas made that we can use for pubilicity and the conference.
30 second - 1 min conference Machinima inviting people to attend VWBPE
and then 1 - 3 min on "What is Steampunk?" so a quick get ready for the theme.
Then we are also looking for help on some quick workshops to be held in the Machinima area during the conference. So let me know if you would like to present:
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Have you made an educational video for your course or about a project or research? Please submit it in the Machinima video track. http://conf.vwbpe.org/index.php/index/index/user/account VWBPE (www.vwbpe.com) is doing a Machinima stream this year for the first time. There are numerous categories: Virtual World Outreach Educational Digital Storytelling Even a "Brave Beginner" For the full list please go to http://www.vwbpe.org/calls/machinima Video submissions due 2/15/2011. All we need a YouTube url and a short description.… Read More
VWBPE is starting to get busy and we'd like to start working on some projects. If you want to volunteer for anything that is not listed here, please contact MLani Montgomery, our Volunteer Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer. But we could use your help in a variety of ways........ Awards for VWBPE's first annual awards ceremony 1)… Read More
Machinimamania! Machinima4Educators! or Machinima 4 Mere Mortals? VWBPE (www.vwbpe.com) is doing Machinima this year for the first time. Do you want to make a Machinima? Have you made an educational video for your course? Please submit it in the Machinima video track. http://conf.vwbpe.org/index.php/index/index/user/account There are numerous categories: Virtual World Outreach Educational Digital Storytelling Even a "Brave Beginner" For the full list please go to http://www.vwbpe.org/calls/machinima… Read More
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