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.
Join us and be a part of this amazing one-of-a-kind conference!
Legacy is about pushing boundaries, and this year, VWBPE has taken the concept of “conference” beyond the boundaries of time and made it possible to learn, explore information - and even interact with it! This year, we have two special events that are not really on...read more
The Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference is quickly approaching. The conference isn’t just 4 days, however. There are lots of things to see and do both before and after the main events. To see everything we start by opening the regions early so you...read more
Volunteers are signing up, but we still have room for you! We have a very exciting VWBPE Legacy conference ahead. The dates are March 29th – April 1. And we still need the critical volunteers who help it happen! Every year at VWBPE, our volunteers have provided an...read more
The VWBPE 2017 Calendar is Live! You can start planning your personal schedule for each day of the conference. When you click on a conference event and click Add to Calendar, you can add the event to your own calendar (Google+ and more). All of the conference events...read more
Once again, we asked for Immersive Experiences and the virtual world community delivered! Literature, art, culture, libraries, language learning, and field trip exploration across 5 virtual environment platforms. These are fantastic and varied additions to the...read more
Are you ready to have FUN? Are you ready to MAKE SOME NOISE? Are you ready to try things in Second Life® that you have only dreamed of doing in Real Life? Then, you will want to be sure to save the dates and times for all of the social events at this year’s Virtual...read more