10th Annual Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education
March 29 – April 1, 2017
2017 Theme : Legacy
The VWBPE Conference is a completely virtual conference that is conducted using simulated environments. Participants experience the conference through a virtual reality type setting including conference rooms, theatres, exposition halls, meeting spaces, and other types of venues similar to a brick and mortar type conference.
The conference is free to attend. The cost of the conference is covered by sponsorship and donations.
* Play * Explore * Engage * Immerse * Learn *
VWBPE 2017 Registration is OPEN
Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education is a peer-reviewed community event focusing on education in immersive virtual environments. This open conference is organized by educators, for educators, to provide an opportunity to showcase the learning that takes place in this community of practice.
Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education is a meaningful way for presenters to share their research and experience about the rich learning systems in virtual worlds and games. This free online conference is produced entirely by volunteers. Conference proceedings are published in the Journal of Virtual Studies by Rockcliffe University Consortium.
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The Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education 2017 conference is celebrating 10 years of education, art, science, discussion, and networking using immersive virtual environments in education. For our 10th Anniversary, VWBPE is looking back to the Legacy that’s been...read more
“Originality must compound with inheritance.” Harold Bloom, The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages At the upcoming Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference we will celebrate ten years of education, art, science, discussion, and networking...read more
Many thanks to all who attended our last sponsorship social! We raised $325 USD and 23,600 Lindens! We appreciate your generosity and commitment to making VWBPE 2017 Conference possible! Be sure to mark your calendars for the next VWBPE Sponsorship Social, “The...read more
It takes a village of volunteers to organise a conference like the Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education (VWBPE) Conference. Our volunteers come from a wide array of backgrounds, countries, and cultures. We need dozens of individuals like you, to support...read more
What sets virtual world education apart? What is the role of play in our practice? What types of immersive experiences are we developing to enhance teaching and learning? These questions are at the heart of the Immersive Experiences category at the Virtual Worlds Best...read more
If you have been considering whether to submit a proposal for a presentation, exhibit or machinima, now is the time to decide - and get it in! The deadline, January 27th, is barely two weeks away. Be a part of the 10th anniversary of VWBPE! Join its legacy, advancing...read more