VWBPE Calendar

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Apr 4 @ 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Feather in your cap: Achievement and recognition @ VWBPE 2019 Lecture Area A
10:30 AM
Presenter: Renne Emiko Brock (SL: Zinnia Zauber), Peninsula College Description: Imparting knowledge and acknowledgment is vital for encouraging curiosity and confidence in students. To hit the target, one must aim higher to reach their mark[...]
Apr 6 @ 09:00 AM – 09:50 AM
Eureka World: An educational virtual world ecosystem @ VWBPE 2019 Lecture Area B
09:00 AM
Presenters: Ori Shapira (SL: turh zane), Educators and Trainers; Dani Seryoti (SL: s Maya), Educators and Trainers Description: Eureka World’s platform takes a broader perspective on learning and involves a wide spectrum of actors from[...]
Apr 6 @ 09:00 AM – 10:20 AM
Metaphorical insights with Symbolic Modeling @ VWBPE 2019 Workshop
09:00 AM
Hands on Workshop Presenters: Niela Miller (SL: Marly Milena), Educators and Trainers; Janie Teague-Urbach (SL: Katsii Tennen), Support and Help Communities Description: We will show some short films demonstrating the use of Symbolic Modeling (SymMods)[...]
VR and virtual worlds: One and the same? @ VWBPE 2019 Lecture Area A
Apr 6 @ 12:00 PM – 12:50 PM
VR and virtual worlds: One and the same? @ VWBPE 2019 Lecture Area A
12:00 PM
Presenters: Alyse Dunavant-Jones (SL: AlyseDunavantJones), Advocacy and NonProfit; Valerie Hill (SL: Valibrarian), Advocacy and NonProfit; Marie Vans (SL: amvans Lapis), Advocacy and NonProfit Description: Through librarians’ perspectives, this presentation analyzes conflicting definitions of VR and[...]
Apr 6 @ 03:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Lizard of ARS: Secondary students design parody masks and installation on the OpenSim @ VWBPE 2019 Lecture Area A
03:00 PM
Presenter: Mary Stokrocki (SL: MaryLou Goldrosen), Educators and Trainers Description: After exploring the OpenSim with students for four years, I invited them to revise my parody play, The Lizards of ARS/ART, a satiric reinterpretation of[...]