VWBPE Calendar

All sessions of the VWBPE 2017 Conference are held 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.

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Through the Visual Literacy Lens to Learn Ecosystem 06:00 PM
Through the Visual Literacy Lens to Learn Ecosystem
Mar 29 @ 06:00 PM – 06:50 PM
Through the Visual Literacy Lens to Learn Ecosystem @ VWBPE Lecture Area B
Lecture Presenter Matthew Sinclair University of British Columbia This project designed to provide students with an immersive environment in which they could learn about ecosystem through a visual literacy lens. The benefits and drawbacks of[...]
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How to Run Educational Communities in SL 06:00 AM
How to Run Educational Communities in SL
Mar 30 @ 06:00 AM – 06:50 AM
How to Run Educational Communities in SL @ VWBPE Lecture Area A
Lecture Presenter: Dragon Shichiroji Over the last ten years Mystic Academy and its educational staff have developed resources and skills which are matured and available for sharing. This presentation from the Founder gives an opportunity[...]
Immersive Experience for Learning 06:00 AM
Immersive Experience for Learning
Mar 30 @ 06:00 AM – 06:50 AM
Immersive Experience for Learning @ VWBPE Lecture Area B
Power Promo Presenter: Graziano Ferro Michela Fragona BBN Srl Educational Publisher Proposed immersive experience for learning English as a second language for Italian students. We would like to take advantage of the immersive VE for[...]
Creating Characters with Artistic Tools 01:00 PM
Creating Characters with Artistic Tools
Mar 30 @ 01:00 PM – 02:50 PM
Creating Characters with Artistic Tools @ VWBPE Workshop
Workshop Presenters: Niela Miller Octagon Creations Barbara Swords Avilion Cameo Theatre This session will provide attendees with an experience of creating characters out of prims and digital art and bringing them to life.  We will[...]
Building the VWBPE Quest: a Global Collaboration 05:00 PM
Building the VWBPE Quest: a Global Collaboration
Mar 30 @ 05:00 PM – 06:50 PM
Building the VWBPE Quest: a Global Collaboration @ VWBPE Lecture Area B
Panel Panelists: Valerie Hill Community Virtual Library Brant Knutzen University of Hong Kong Carla Pritchett Tulane University This presentation shares the partnership between librarians and educators to create a live literature-based experience at The Quest[...]
Bootcamp for Virtual Teachers 07:00 PM
Bootcamp for Virtual Teachers
Mar 30 @ 07:00 PM – 07:50 PM
Bootcamp for Virtual Teachers @ VWBPE Lecture Area A
Lecture Presenters: “Sen” Sensuous Maximus Builder’s Brewery Yen Verhoeven University of Rochester This updated version of the 2015 VWBPE presentation unmasks the overlooked but necessary skills, tips, tools, and procedures for those who run lectures[...]
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OYEAS: Algebra and Calculus thru 3D numbers 08:00 AM
OYEAS: Algebra and Calculus thru 3D numbers
Mar 31 @ 08:00 AM – 09:50 AM
OYEAS: Algebra and Calculus thru 3D numbers @ VWBPE Workshop
Workshop Presenters: Danielle Patterson Rebecca Patterson Dream Realizations Camera controlled interactive workshop of revised 2015 session, Open Your Eyes And See Numbers: without words or symbols. The updated session includes recent work that lays the[...]
PIVOTE: From Second Life to Fieldscapes 10:00 AM
PIVOTE: From Second Life to Fieldscapes
Mar 31 @ 10:00 AM – 10:50 AM
PIVOTE: From Second Life to Fieldscapes @ VWBPE Lecture Area B
Lecture Presenter: David Burden Daden Limited The presentation will look at Daden’s PIVOTE eDrama approach for defining virtual world learning exercises, and how that approach has evolved through implementations in Second Life and OpenSim to[...]
Lessons from Years of Teaching in Second Life 03:00 PM
Lessons from Years of Teaching in Second Life
Mar 31 @ 03:00 PM – 03:50 PM
Lessons from Years of Teaching in Second Life @ VWBPE Lecture Area A
Lecture Presenter: Greg Perrier Northern Virginia Community College I will cover 13 different actions that promote student learning in a virtual world. I will share 10 teachable moments that helped shape my understanding of education[...]