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Life gets busy and choices have to be made. We look forward to an offering from Johannes in 2020.
Presenter: johannes1977 Resident
Description: Storming the Bastille: A Look at the French Revolution will be an interactive walk through timeline, where participants can learn about the French Revolution and get an idea of how they can present important moments in history in virtual worlds.
Access: Second Life. See the conference website for information about creating a Second Life account. Either SL or Firestorm viewers are recommended.
This venue will be available for a limited time for individual exploration after the presentation.
Location / SLURL: TBA
Accessibility: SpeakEasy HUD Tool
Compass Point Discussion Presenters: Cynthia Calogne (SL: Lyr Lobo); Joyce Bettencourt (SL: Rhiannon Chatnoir); Renne Emiko Brock (SL: Zinnia Zauber); Buffy Bye (SL: Buffy Beale); Sheila Webber (SL: Sheila Yoshikawa)
Description: After a year of reflection and evolution the Nonprofit Commons re:Vision examines the future of shared communities, presenting professional development and promoting nonprofit organizations that use virtual world platforms. Our meetings feature learning and networking, helping the community to grow stronger in technology use.
Attendees will explore how to strengthen re:Vision among the educational and nonprofit communities.
Accessibility: Voice, notes, transcription
Presenter: Vasili Giannoutsos (SL: Bluebarker Lowtide), Virginia Society of Technology in Education (VSTE)
Description: A look at over a decade of Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) online in forum, virtual worlds, and video hangouts. From participant to leader, the journey of an experienced virtual PLC member always take such unexpected roles. We will be looking at various ideas, roles, and positions that users can take in these various digital settings. Where you can be engage in a community online yet; working on a research paper, texting colleagues, grading, and planning lessons; all at the same time. Hypertasking is the new norm.
Participants will be able to identify the different levels of engagement of online participants.
Participants will be able to reflect meaningfully on their own online experiences.
Location: Lecture Area A
Accessibility: Written script will be made available during the presentation