VWBPE Calendar

Our program has sessions in AvaCon Grid (represented in brown on the calendar), and in Second Life (represented in blue on the calendar). All times are in SLT (PST). You may access this time zone converter for your local time: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html.

For a PDF capture of our program in poster view, download this document: VWBPE 2016 Program Schedule. Please note that this file will not be updated if last-minute cancellations occur in the program.

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Hero Walk 04:30 PM
Hero Walk
Mar 1 @ 04:30 PM – 06:00 PM
This activity is also part of the Passport to the Metaverse.  http://vwbpe.org/vwbpe-news/immersive-experiences-and-passport-to-the-metaverse Second Life: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Inspiration%20Island/41/221/22 Participants are immediately immersed in the theory and spectrum of Hero Walk, through identification with particular colors and perspectives provided.[...]
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Virtual Epidemiology in Open Sim: Walking in the Footsteps of John Snow 02:00 PM
Virtual Epidemiology in Open Sim: Walking in the Footsteps of John Snow
Mar 2 @ 02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
This experience is also part of the Passport to the Metaverse activity. http://vwbpe.org/vwbpe-news/immersive-experiences-and-passport-to-the-metaverse NOTE: You need to hypergrid to this event (see below) This immersive experience walks educators through the benefits of OpenSimulator as a[...]
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Virtual Literature Trip of The Great Gatsby 12:00 PM
Virtual Literature Trip of The Great Gatsby
Mar 6 @ 12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
This event is also part of the Passport to the Metaverse activity.  http://vwbpe.org/vwbpe-news/immersive-experiences-and-passport-to-the-metaverse SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/98/136/26 The session will have participants walk through a replica of the Roaring 20s and feature some of the scenes of[...]
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VOLUNTEER’S ROCK – KICK OFF! 03:00 PM
VOLUNTEER’S ROCK – KICK OFF!
Mar 8 @ 03:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Second Life Gateway http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20Gateway/129/36/24 VWBPE Volunteers, please join us for last minute news, a chance to ask any lingering questions, get your pictures taken with the group and just have some fun, as we get[...]
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Exhibit Grand Opening – Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 11:00 AM
Exhibit Grand Opening – Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Mar 9 @ 11:00 AM – 01:00 PM
Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20Gateway/129/36/24 Grand Opening Ceremony for the Exhibits. Ribbon cutting at 11:00 am SLT. Listen to music with Ari (Arisia Vita) as he streams soft and soothing piano music during the event. Then be sure to grab[...]
A Virtual Course Using Communities to Study Cultural Diversity 01:00 PM
A Virtual Course Using Communities to Study Cultural Diversity
Mar 9 @ 01:00 PM – 01:50 PM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Rockcliffe%20Library/253/31/29 HIGHER EDUCATION/COLLEGE BEST PRACTICES Lecture Ewan Bonham (Avatar) Jasmine Lordenwych (Avatar) This presentation describes a 3 credit hour University course through the Department of Social Work which uses the plethora of opportunities[...]
Quadrivium Networking Topic: Technology on the Horizon 02:00 PM
Quadrivium Networking Topic: Technology on the Horizon
Mar 9 @ 02:00 PM – 02:50 PM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20South%201/240/132/35 QUADRIVIUM Facilitator: Marie Vans/Amvans.Lapis (Avatar) Meet us at our quadrivium where we hope to entice you into a discussion on technology on the horizon. This is not only an exchange of ideas,[...]
Shiver Me Timbers Pirate Parade 03:00 PM
Shiver Me Timbers Pirate Parade
Mar 9 @ 03:00 PM – 03:30 PM
Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20Gateway/129/36/24 Blow me down and Shiver me timbers! Ahoy thar all ye Buccaneers, Lads, Lasses, and, yah, even you. . . ye ol’ Scallywag! You know who you arrrr! Whether ye be a Pirate o’[...]
VWBPE Jimmy Buffett Tribute Concert 03:30 PM
VWBPE Jimmy Buffett Tribute Concert
Mar 9 @ 03:30 PM – 04:30 PM
Second Life: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20South%203/117/67/24 We might not be able to change your latitude, but we can definitely change your attitude. After all, it’s always 5 O’Clock somewhere! So, come on all you Pirates, Landsharks, and Parrotheads.[...]
The Practice of the Class in the Virtual Classroom with the HTML Texture Screen 04:30 PM
The Practice of the Class in the Virtual Classroom with the HTML Texture Screen
Mar 9 @ 04:30 PM – 04:50 PM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Rockcliffe%20Library/253/31/29 POWER PROMO Yuzuru Jewell The Video using the content annotation tool is displayed on the virtual classroom using the real-time video streaming services service. The students’ chats are converted to the voice[...]
Signaling a New Reality 05:00 PM
Signaling a New Reality
Mar 9 @ 05:00 PM – 05:50 PM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20Central%203/229/229/30 KEYNOTE Bronwyn Stuckey This presentation will take a look at some of the signals in the past year of a blurring of what is virtual. I have always been the person to[...]
GridWatch with Ebbe 06:00 PM
GridWatch with Ebbe
Mar 9 @ 06:00 PM – 06:50 PM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20Central%203/229/229/30 GRIDWATCH Ebbe Altberg In this session, Ebbe Altberg, Linden Lab CEO, will discuss issues of importance to the Second Life communities. His primary aim for the session, however, is to listen to[...]
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Relax, Revive, Rejuvenate – Onboard The Horizon 05:00 AM
Relax, Revive, Rejuvenate – Onboard The Horizon
Mar 10 @ 05:00 AM – 06:00 AM
Social: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20South%203/94/43/24 VWBPE – Day Two. Join us for early morning coffee, continental breakfast, an early dip in the pool, or morning dance aerobics. This is your chance to unwind, rewind, and catch-up with old friends[...]
Andragons: The Shape of Learning 06:00 AM
Andragons: The Shape of Learning
Mar 10 @ 06:00 AM – 06:50 AM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/UTRGV%201/200/4/22 HIGHER EDUCATION/COLLEGE BEST PRACTICES Lecture AgileBill Krebs/AgileBill Firehawk (Avatar) Lorraine Mockford/LoriVonne Luster (Avatar) Software that features a spatial 3D view emerged in 2003 and has been used by educators to convey learning[...]
Innovations in Teaching / Learning in Virtual 07:00 AM
Innovations in Teaching / Learning in Virtual
Mar 10 @ 07:00 AM – 08:50 AM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/UTRGV%201/200/4/22 FIELD PRACTICES Panel Rhiannon Chatnoir (Avatar) Marly Milena (Avatar) Renne Emiko Brock-Richmond/Zinnia Zauber (Avatar) This panel will focus on developing innovative processes, teaching methods, and tools to engage virtual learners and communities[...]
Virtual Worlds and Transactional Distance in Higher Education Online Courses – a Student Panel 07:00 AM
Virtual Worlds and Transactional Distance in Higher Education Online Courses – a Student Panel
Mar 10 @ 07:00 AM – 08:50 AM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Idahonia/135/20/26 HIGHER EDUCATION/COLLEGE BEST PRACTICES Panel Becky Adams/Elli Pinion(Avatar) Beth Rowe Jimi Sanchez Luetta Martinez Peggy Garcia-Marquez Ruth Sandoval Shannon Roberson Wildenstein Students, after taking fully online courses, will share their experience, insights[...]
Future Libraries: Will You Checkout a Virtual Reality Head Mounted Display? 09:00 AM
Future Libraries: Will You Checkout a Virtual Reality Head Mounted Display?
Mar 10 @ 09:00 AM – 09:50 AM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Rockcliffe%20Library/253/31/29 TOOLS AND PRODUCTS Lecture Suzette Lewis/Suzician Lewis (Avatar) Valerie Hill/Valibrarian Gregg (Avatar) Through a brief history of libraries in virtual as well as physical spaces, researchers will share evolution of immersive learning[...]
Lesson Learned from a Grade 7 Virtual World Science Workshop 09:00 AM
Lesson Learned from a Grade 7 Virtual World Science Workshop
Mar 10 @ 09:00 AM – 09:50 AM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Idahonia/135/20/26 K-12 BEST PRACTICES Lecture Hsia-Cheng (Sandrine) Han When rethinking virtual worlds as an educational concept, virtual worlds become not just the delivery system but the learning spaces (Burbules, 2006). This study addresses[...]
Quadrivium Networking Topic: Motivational Reality of Fun in Games 10:00 AM
Quadrivium Networking Topic: Motivational Reality of Fun in Games
Mar 10 @ 10:00 AM – 10:50 AM
AvaCon hop://grid.avacon.org:8002/Rockcliffe Library/196/196/121 (copy paste link inworld in AvaCon) QUADRIVIUM Facilitator: Peggy Daniels Lee/Linda Sautereau (Avatar) Meet us at our quadrivium where we hope to entice you into a discussion on fun and motivation. This[...]
Rockcliffe Library Network 11:00 AM
Rockcliffe Library Network
Mar 10 @ 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM
AvaCon hop://grid.avacon.org:8002/Rockcliffe Library/25/26/78 (copy paste this link inworld in AvaCon Grid) POWER PROMO Kevin Feenan/Phelan Corrimal (Avatar) This power promo session will describe the function of the Rockcliffe Library Network and inform conference attendees on[...]
Art Show and Dance Party on Meeting1 Island 12:00 PM
Art Show and Dance Party on Meeting1 Island
Mar 10 @ 12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
Location:  https://avacon/region/Meeting1/125/128/22 Come join us on AvaCon Opensim Grid and explore our Social island which is directly west of Avacon Plaza. We have some creative student art work on display for your enjoyment. While you[...]
Evidence of Pedagogical and Learner Outcome Improvements Through the Use of Augmented Reality 01:00 PM
Evidence of Pedagogical and Learner Outcome Improvements Through the Use of Augmented Reality
Mar 10 @ 01:00 PM – 01:50 PM
AvaCon hop://grid.avacon.org:8002/Rockcliffe Library/25/26/78 (copy paste link inworld in AvaCon Grid) HIGHER EDUCATION/COLLEGE BEST PRACTICES Lecture Ginger Blox Steve Wileman The majority of research around the use of Augmented Reality in education has focused on the[...]
OpenSimulator Featured Panel 02:00 PM
OpenSimulator Featured Panel
Mar 10 @ 02:00 PM – 03:50 PM
AvaCon hop://grid.avacon.org:8002/Rockcliffe Library/25/26/78 (copy paste link inworld in AvaCon Grid) FEATURED PANEL Maria Korolov Selby Evans Cynthia Calongne Stephen Gasior Moderator: Dauna Kiser/Ghaelen D’Lareh(Avatar) This panel, represented by long-time advocates, promoters, and educators in various[...]
Games, Games, and More Games 04:00 PM
Games, Games, and More Games
Mar 10 @ 04:00 PM – 05:00 PM
Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VSTE%20Island/91/70/21 Join members of the Virginia Society of Technology in Education (VSTE) educators for an hour of fun at their beautiful castle on VSTE Island. Enjoy a variety of some of Second Life’s favorite[...]
VWBPE16 Machinima Showcase 04:00 PM
VWBPE16 Machinima Showcase
Mar 10 @ 04:00 PM – 05:00 PM
Location: Rockcliffe Library Auditorium hop://grid.avacon.org:8002/Rockcliffe Library/25/26/78 (copy paste link inworld in AvaCon Grid) This is your chance to view this year’s VWBPE Outstanding Machinima films. You will not want to miss some of the year’s[...]
Virtual Worlds on the Go 05:00 PM
Virtual Worlds on the Go
Mar 10 @ 05:00 PM – 05:50 PM
AvaCon hop://grid.avacon.org:8002/Rockcliffe Library/25/26/78 (copy paste this link inworld in AvaCon) KEYNOTE Stephen Downes Social networking and learning communities are essential support systems for online learning. But is conversation enough? One of the promises of online[...]
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Relax, Revive, Rejuvenate – Onboard The Horizon 06:00 AM
Relax, Revive, Rejuvenate – Onboard The Horizon
Mar 11 @ 06:00 AM – 07:00 AM
Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20South%203/94/43/24 VWBPE – Day three. Join us for early morning coffee, continental breakfast, an early dip in the pool, or morning dance aerobics. This is your chance to unwind, rewind, and catch-up with old[...]
Quadrivium Networking Topic: The Ethics of Cloud Technologies 07:00 AM
Quadrivium Networking Topic: The Ethics of Cloud Technologies
Mar 11 @ 07:00 AM – 07:50 AM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20South%201/240/132/35 QUADRIVIUM Facilitator: ElizabethWallington Resident (Avatar) Meet us at our quadrivium where we hope to entice you into a discussion on fun and motivation. This is not only an exchange of ideas, but[...]
A Quest for Exceptional Immersive Learning Spaces at All Levels 08:00 AM
A Quest for Exceptional Immersive Learning Spaces at All Levels
Mar 11 @ 08:00 AM – 09:50 AM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/UTRGV%201/200/4/22 TOOLS AND PRODUCTS Panel Marie Vans/Amvans Lapis (Avatar) Valerie Hill/Valibrarian Gregg (Avatar) Three panelists illustrate a variety of 3D virtual worlds and immersive learning spaces as examples of engaging learners in activities[...]
Nonprofit Commons: Creating Impact Through a Community of Practice 08:00 AM
Nonprofit Commons: Creating Impact Through a Community of Practice
Mar 11 @ 08:00 AM – 09:50 AM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Idahonia/135/20/26 ADVOCACY Panel Brena Benoir Buffy Beale Rhiannon Chatnoir Renne Emiko Brock-Richmond/Zinnia Zauber(Avatar) Nonprofit Commons (NPC) was designed to create a community of practice for nonprofit professionals, librarians, and social good focused technologists[...]
Creating an Award-Winning Educational Machinima 10:00 AM
Creating an Award-Winning Educational Machinima
Mar 11 @ 10:00 AM – 10:50 AM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Rockcliffe%20Library/253/31/29 TOOLS AND PRODUCTS Lecture Marie Vans/Amvans Lapis (Avatar) Machinima can be an effective way to teach about historical figures and events as well as to capture real-time activities in virtual worlds. As[...]
Virtually Changing: Using Virtual Worlds for Positive Behaviour Change 10:00 AM
Virtually Changing: Using Virtual Worlds for Positive Behaviour Change
Mar 11 @ 10:00 AM – 10:50 AM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Idahonia/135/20/26 FIELD PRACTICES Lecture Nina Lancaster This talk will focus on how virtual worlds can be used to support and influence behaviour change positively. In particular, mental health and performance outcomes can be[...]
Rockcliffe 2.0 11:00 AM
Rockcliffe 2.0
Mar 11 @ 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Rockcliffe%20Library/253/31/29 POWER PROMO Kevin Feenan/Phelan Corrimal (Avatar) This power promo will provide highlights of Rockcliffe’s service methodology and how it relates to measurable academic performance. The session will focus on three key areas[...]
Edorble 3D Virtual World for Online Education 11:30 AM
Edorble 3D Virtual World for Online Education
Mar 11 @ 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Rockcliffe%20Library/253/31/29 POWER PROMO Gabe Baker This session will introduce Edorble, a 3D virtual world for education, that is currently in beta. The session will outline its capabilities, development timeline and potential benefits for[...]
Lightnin Lowtide at the Steampunk Cog 12:00 PM
Lightnin Lowtide at the Steampunk Cog
Mar 11 @ 12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
Location: Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20South%203/94/43/24 Avast, ye hearties! Grab ye mates and head on over to the Steampunk Cog and listen to the music of Lightnin Lowtide. He is well known and has done hundreds of shows[...]
Reaching the Engagement Horizon in Virtual Worlds: Crafting Engagement Through Games and Gamification 01:00 PM
Reaching the Engagement Horizon in Virtual Worlds: Crafting Engagement Through Games and Gamification
Mar 11 @ 01:00 PM – 01:50 PM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20Central%203/229/229/30 KEYNOTE Karl Kapp Games, gamification and game-based learning have entered into the vocabulary of educators, eLearning developers and instructional designers from around the global in the past few years. Games have a[...]
Caledon Oxbridge University Featured Panel 02:00 PM
Caledon Oxbridge University Featured Panel
Mar 11 @ 02:00 PM – 03:50 PM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20Central%203/229/229/30 FEATURED PANEL Carl Henderson/Carl Metropolitan (Avatar) Wordsmith Jarvinen (Avatar) Larkylou (Avatar) Stacy “Stasia” Lynne Weston/Aevalle Galicia (Avatar) Andrea Jones Nyree Rain Moderator: Ghaelen D’Lareh In this session, members from Caledon Oxbridge University[...]
VWBPE16 Machinima Showcase 04:00 PM
VWBPE16 Machinima Showcase
Mar 11 @ 04:00 PM – 05:00 PM
Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20Central%203/224/231/30 This is your chance to view this year’s VWBPE Outstanding Machinima films. You will not want to miss this year’s best entries and learn about the art of machinima from our panel of[...]
Help! I have a (blind/deaf/paralyzed/disabled) student in my SL class next term! 05:00 PM
Help! I have a (blind/deaf/paralyzed/disabled) student in my SL class next term!
Mar 11 @ 05:00 PM – 05:50 PM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Rockcliffe%20Library/253/31/29 FIELD PRACTICES Lecture Alice Krueger/Gentle Heron (Avatar) Experience what an SL class is like for the 1 student in 10 who has a disability. You must accommodate them. But how? Virtual Ability,[...]
Putting the Language back into Language Engagement 05:00 PM
Putting the Language back into Language Engagement
Mar 11 @ 05:00 PM – 05:50 PM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Idahonia/135/20/26 FIELD PRACTICES Lecture Caledonia Skytower (Avatar) Language is an ever-evolving, rich expression of who we are as people, as cultures, and as moments in history. Understanding the language of Shakespeare and Yeats[...]
Red Carpet Champagne Reception 06:00 PM
Red Carpet Champagne Reception
Mar 11 @ 06:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20South%201/240/135/35 Take a walk on the red carpet. Enjoy a glass of champagne and the company of your friends as you listen to a live performance by Bones Writer. Bones Writer is a professional[...]
The Avatar Repertory Theater presents “NORTH OF BOSTON” 07:00 PM
The Avatar Repertory Theater presents “NORTH OF BOSTON”
Mar 11 @ 07:00 PM – 08:00 PM
Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20South%201/240/135/35 YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED to join Avatar Repertory Theater for a dramatization of Robert Frost’s 1915 modernist masterpiece “NORTH OF BOSTON”, presented live in voice, Friday, March 11 at 7pm Pacific Time in[...]
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Early Morning Rendezvous 07:00 AM
Early Morning Rendezvous
Mar 12 @ 07:00 AM – 08:00 AM
Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20South%203/94/43/24 The sun is up and it’s time for some early morning fun! Whether you love the land or the sea, we have something for everyone! Grab a kayak, sailboat, or horse and have[...]
Relax, Revive, Rejuvenate – Onboard The Horizon 07:00 AM
Relax, Revive, Rejuvenate – Onboard The Horizon
Mar 12 @ 07:00 AM – 08:00 AM
VWBPE – Day four. Join us for early morning coffee, continental breakfast, an early dip in the pool, or morning dance aerobics. This is your chance to unwind, rewind, and catch-up with old friends and[...]
Virtual Pioneers Featured Panel 08:00 AM
Virtual Pioneers Featured Panel
Mar 12 @ 08:00 AM – 09:50 AM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20Central%203/229/229/30 FEATURED PANEL Beth S. O’Connell/Beth Ghostraven (Avatar) Andrew Wheelock/Spiff Whitfield (Avatar) Mary Howard Zoe Foodiboo Moderator: James Stibbards/JB Hancroft (Avatar) In this session, members from the Virtual Pioneers will discuss some of[...]
An Autoethnographic Narrative: Teaching Visual Learning in Virtual Worlds 10:00 AM
An Autoethnographic Narrative: Teaching Visual Learning in Virtual Worlds
Mar 12 @ 10:00 AM – 10:50 AM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Rockcliffe%20Library/253/31/29 HIGHER EDUCATION/COLLEGE BEST PRACTICES Lecture Hsiao-Cheng (Sandrine) Han Virtual worlds are networked environments connected with multiple computers, multiple users, and multiple sets of data (Aukstakalnis, 1991). Virtual worlds are visually presented in[...]
Fish4Knowlege: a Virtual World Exhibition Space for a Large Collaborative Project 10:00 AM
Fish4Knowlege: a Virtual World Exhibition Space for a Large Collaborative Project
Mar 12 @ 10:00 AM – 10:50 AM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Idahonia/135/20/26 HIGHER EDUCATION/COLLEGE BEST PRACTICES Lecture Jessica Chen-Burger In this presentation, we will talk about how we came to build our Fish4Knowledge (F4K) Gallery and an Underwater Aquarium, what we have provided in[...]
Love the Lag: Exploring the Key Design that Makes Virtual World Theater Come Alive 11:00 AM
Love the Lag: Exploring the Key Design that Makes Virtual World Theater Come Alive
Mar 12 @ 11:00 AM – 12:50 PM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20South%202/177/80/22 FIELD PRACTICES Workshop Rose Artifex When time lag is explained it seems incomprehensible and impossible. It isn’t – but a hands-on practicum is the best option.  The members of the Quill &[...]
Symbolic Modeling and Gestalt Applications for Education and Coaching in Second Life 11:00 AM
Symbolic Modeling and Gestalt Applications for Education and Coaching in Second Life
Mar 12 @ 11:00 AM – 12:50 PM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20Central%204/148/215/26 FIELD PRACTICES Workshop Marly Milena The purpose of this workshop is to provide a new process for teaching and learning called Symbolic Modeling which is particularly suited to virtual environments. Whether investigating[...]
Virtual World Simulations: Designing Authentic and Effective Learning Experiences 11:00 AM
Virtual World Simulations: Designing Authentic and Effective Learning Experiences
Mar 12 @ 11:00 AM – 12:50 PM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20South%201/75/79/22 GAMES AND SIMULATIONS Workshop Isa Goodman Mysti Andel Simulations can provide an authenticity of learning that is not necessarily bound to their physical fidelity. In his research Aaron Griffiths investigates the elements[...]
Saturday Afternoon at Chilbo 01:00 PM
Saturday Afternoon at Chilbo
Mar 12 @ 01:00 PM – 02:00 PM
Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Madhupak/65/45/63 Come spend the afternoon with us at Chilbo. You will find many great resources for newcomers, educations and experienced second life explorers. Grab a notecard and teleport to your favorite shops such as[...]
Quadrivium Networking Topic: Spectrum of the Self in VR’s 02:00 PM
Quadrivium Networking Topic: Spectrum of the Self in VR’s
Mar 12 @ 02:00 PM – 02:50 PM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20South%201/240/132/35 QUADRIVIUM Facilitator: Dauna Kiser/Ghaelen D’Lareh (Avatar) Meet us at our quadrivium where we hope to entice you into a discussion on identity in virtual worlds. This is not only an exchange of[...]
VSTE Featured Panel 03:00 PM
VSTE Featured Panel
Mar 12 @ 03:00 PM – 04:50 PM
Second Life http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20Central%203/229/229/30 FEATURED PANEL Kim Harrison/Thunder Insippo (Avatar) Beth S. O’Connell/Beth Ghostraven (Avatar) Lisa Alconcel/Jazmemo Zimminy (Avatar) Dr. William F. Schmachtenberg/Dae Miami (Avatar) Vasili Giannoutsos/Bluebarker Lowtide (Avatar) Keith David Reeves/Loren Chrononaia (Avatar) Moderator: Charlotte[...]
Keeba Tammas and The Tiny Maniacs 05:00 PM
Keeba Tammas and The Tiny Maniacs
Mar 12 @ 05:00 PM – 06:00 PM
Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20Central%203/229/229/30 Keeba Tammas is one of the finest female vocalists in Second Life. A professional vocalist for many years, Keeba was in a variety of bands in the eighties. She also did voice overs[...]
VWBPE16 Closing Ceremony & Thinkerer Award Winner Recognition 06:00 PM
VWBPE16 Closing Ceremony & Thinkerer Award Winner Recognition
Mar 12 @ 06:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20Central%203/229/229/30 Join us to hear about the highlights of the conference, closing remarks from Phelan Corrimal and other VWBPE Committee Chairs. Be sure to be here for the special announcement of the 2016 Thinkerer[...]
Grand Finale David Bowie Tribute Concert 07:00 PM
Grand Finale David Bowie Tribute Concert
Mar 12 @ 07:00 PM – 08:00 PM
Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20South%203/117/67/24 From the folk rock music of “Space Oddity” to the glam rock of “Ziggy Stardust,” there is only one David Bowie! You won’t want to miss Lightning Productions tribute to David Bowie as[...]
Dancing The Night Away with DJ Coz 08:00 PM
Dancing The Night Away with DJ Coz
Mar 12 @ 08:00 PM – 09:00 PM
Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20South%203/117/67/24 Calling all Space Pirates! DJ Coz and our “Dance The Night Away” party is a VWBPE Tradition! There is no better way to end the 2016 VWBPE conference than to dance our way[...]
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The Quest 06:00 PM
The Quest
Mar 14 @ 06:00 PM – 07:00 PM
This event is included Passport to the Metaverse activity. http://vwbpe.org/vwbpe-news/immersive-experiences-and-passport-to-the-metaverse Second Life: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Lingnan%20Drama%20Island/151/170/24 “The Quest is a series of 10 problem-based learning challenges which train the basic skills of operation in the Second Life virtual[...]
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Get Scrooged: A Virtual Christmas Carol 07:00 PM
Get Scrooged: A Virtual Christmas Carol
Mar 16 @ 07:00 PM – 08:00 PM
This experience is also part of the Passport to the Metaverse.  http://vwbpe.org/vwbpe-news/immersive-experiences-and-passport-to-the-metaverse Second Life: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/HKU%20Education%20Island/40/124/763 Get Scrooged presents eight scenes from the classic Dickens tale as tableaus in the virtual world. Each stave in the[...]
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How Big Data, Virtual World Games, and the Internet of Things Create Smarter Learning Environments 11:00 AM
How Big Data, Virtual World Games, and the Internet of Things Create Smarter Learning Environments
Mar 18 @ 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
This experience is also part of the Passport to the Metaverse activity.  http://vwbpe.org/vwbpe-news/immersive-experiences-and-passport-to-the-metaverse Open Sim Grid Name: AU Metaverse; Squadron Officer College Join us as we explore the use of Big Data and the Internet[...]
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Virtual Literature Trip of The Great Gatsby 02:00 PM
Virtual Literature Trip of The Great Gatsby
Mar 19 @ 02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
This event is also part of the Passport to the Metaverse activity. SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Water%20Haven/98/136/26 The session will have participants walk through a replica of the Roaring 20s and feature some of the scenes of The[...]
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CERTsimulator Sneak Peek 11:00 AM
CERTsimulator Sneak Peek
Mar 20 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
This experience is also part of the Passport to the Metaverse activity.  http://vwbpe.org/vwbpe-news/immersive-experiences-and-passport-to-the-metaverse It’s a disaster! Luckily it was just simulated. Join us as we use 3D platforms to see how FEMA’s Incident Command System[...]
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