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Summer MOOCs

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
3 Immersive and Game Based Learning MOOCs happening now! rgMOOC Invitation from Sherry Jones, rgMOOC creator to lurk, participate and learn in the https://canvas.instructure.com/courses/782878 rgMOOC (RHETORIC AND GAME-BASED MOOC) rgMOOC is a Rhetoric and Game-Based MOOC that is co-created by Sherry Jones and Kate Guthrie Caruso, and will be released on May 28, 2013 - August 1, 2013. This free and open course is constructed based on the gMOOC theory that is co-founded by Sherry Jones and Jack Park. Twitter @rgMOOC! Anne… Read More

VEJ Awards – Voting Open

Saturday, June 1st, 2013

Virtual Education Journal Awards!

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Voting is up and ready for the Virtual Educational Journal Reader's Choice Awards. You can vote at http://goo.gl/hxD9t until Wednesday June 5th at midnight PT.

Here is a list of EduPunxer… Read More

So this week in Games

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012
Connected Educator Month! The U.S. Department of Education declared the month of August to be online Connected Educator month, as we have always been part of an online community of educators, we're a bit involved. Edupunkers and friends representing... Deathwing Down VI Tuesday August 21st 6 pm SLT This immersive environment field trip will include visits with Peggy Sheehy from G.A.M.E.… Read More

Virtual Worlds MOOC Nominated

Saturday, June 9th, 2012
A Virtual Worlds, Games and Education Tour has been nominated for Best Educational Event in a Virtual World 2011-12."   It was 4 weeks of touring virtual worlds, making Machinima, playing World of Warcraft, peeking in at EVEOnline and pushing our intellect limits during bleeding edge week. This MOOC or OOC… Read More

ARG Academy

Saturday, May 5th, 2012

More fun! The Alternate Reality Game Academy at P2PU

  Come join EduPunxers at this spin-off of the Virtual Worlds, Games and Education Tour. We're doing blended, mixed, augmented and virtual reality at the ARG… Read More

Self-Study smiles…

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
Is it possible to do a self-study and actually enjoy the process? I think it may be. Tonight during the ISTE SIGVE leadership office hours, the discussion of the self- study included talk of  Papert's "hard fun", fiero ( the… Read More

EVE Online

Friday, April 13th, 2012
John Carter McKnight - SL: Kaseido Quandry has been teaching and researching virtual worlds. At VWBPE, he presented Space Makes You Bitter. He gave us a raincheck on a tour of EVE Online. This Saturday, April 14 - he's taking us into the EVE Online sandbox. It may be a little scary - but please come join us! 6pm SLT - EveOnline Overview: Rally Point in Second Life - Front Range… Read More

Save the Dates

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012
SAVE the DATES! November 2 & 3 3rd Annual Virtual Worlds & Games UnSymposium http://vw.unsymposium.org/ More information to come...  Read More

Week 3 – World of Warcraft

Friday, March 30th, 2012
EduPunxers will be facilitating the next 2 weeks in P2P U 's "A Virtual Worlds, Games and Education" Tour http://p2pu.org/en/groups/a-virtual-worlds-games-and-education-tour/ This week will be mapped to the ISTE NETS for Teachers Seige of Wyrmrest 5   Week… Read More

Educators Social Media in VWs and MMORPGs

Thursday, February 16th, 2012
Here's a list of educators and educators' organizations that tweet, blog, archive and curate education taking place in immersive 3D environments and games. This does feature many of the organizers of SITE CITY LIMITS, ARVEL SIG, and VWBPE. Blogerverse Sign Twitter @siteconf        SITE conference @bsuedtech   Boise State University EdTech @arvelsig        AERA  Special Interest Group @vwbpe… Read More