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January 26, 2009

Emerging Sounds of the Bazaar LIVE today

January 26, 2009

The first of the new year series of Emerging Sounds of the Bazaar will be broadcast today at 1800 UK time. The show is another of our Dragons Den Specials and features the Moose and Open Habitat projects. Both projects have been developing and experimenting with Second Life for teaching and learning.You can listen to the show by going ...

From: Graham Attwell - Read more

January 06, 2009

National Workshop 23-10-08 outputs

January 06, 2009

Our Benefits Realisation bid, funded by JISC, is anchored within PREVIEW, PLaNET, Open Habitat and the Emerge community, and is designed to maximise knowledge sharing across the higher education sector. Evidence from presentations and keynotes undertaken worldwide across the projects indicate the need for a face to face dissemination and knowledge sharing event which includes road maps of activities ...

From: Cathy Tombs - Read more

December 18, 2008

Edublog Awards 2008

December 18, 2008

Its the Edublog Awards 2008! Dust off your party outfits and get ready to join us on Saturday night for the spectacular 5th awards show, celebrating the vibrancy of blog and social media practice to support learning. Voting is still open across this years 16 categories, and every vote still counts since most of the category ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more

November 25, 2008

Maggie goes into the Dragons Den - the podcast

November 25, 2008

Here it is - the podcast of the live radio show. On Monday we broke new ground with Eneging our Sounds of the Bazaar radio show. We produced a special issue of Emerging Sound of the Bazaar entitled 'Into the Dragons Den'. The programme was a fly on the wall special following the progress of a Dragons ...

From: Graham Attwell - Read more

November 06, 2008

JISC online conference and Emerge Second Life activities

November 06, 2008

I have been wandering (that is probably the best word) through several JISC online conference discussions. I am afraid it is a registration-only event so I am not sure whether you will be able to wander as well. When I have been there there have been about 25-30 people co-present (except at 0400 but that is a different story). ...

From: George Roberts - Read more

October 01, 2008

Open Habitat Phase 2 Philosophy Plans

October 01, 2008

We learnt a few things in the first phase of the Open Habitat project which have informed the set-up of our next pilots. I’m currently planning the pilot that will run with philosophy students in Second Life. The main challenge with the first pilot was the sheer speed of debate in SL. The experienced philosophy students are used to ...

From: David White - Read more

September 25, 2008

Second Life Book Chapter Call

September 25, 2008

Not quite sure why this refers to Second Life, not more broadly IVW or MUVE but ....CFP - Higher Education in Second Life   HIGHER EDUCATION IN SECOND LIFE (Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, North Carolina) Editors, Charles Wankel, St. John's University, New York; and Jan Kingsley, Training & Development Consultant   Final date for initial submissions: November ...

From: Frances Bell - Read more

August 01, 2008

Altered States: Emerging practices and places

August 01, 2008

I'm pleased to be able to announce themes, formats and dates for the next Emerge Online conference. Taking place in the week of CETIS's conference on Learning, Teaching and the Institution, Emerge's Altered States conference will explore the complex relationships between practitioners, innovation and institutions. Emerge members are invited to contribute their experiences, perspectives and ideas to a range ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more

July 25, 2008

Learning in Immersive World National Workshop

July 25, 2008

This October, PREVIEW and our partners within the JISC Emerge Community will be holding a National Learning in Immersive Worlds Workshop. This is a free, one day event to be hosted at Coventry Univeristy’s Technocentre on October 23rd, 2008.We are currently looking for people to host workshops and sessions at the real world conference, but also virtual sessions, which will be ...

From: Gemma McLean - Read more

July 22, 2008

Clinical Management Scenarios in Second Life - Virtual Testers Wanted

July 22, 2008

For the PREVIEW project we are developing a range of problem-based learning scenarios in Second Life for paramedic and clinical management students. Over August we will be testing each of the 4 clinical management scenarios (Coventry University's part of the project) in Second Life. Each scenario test should last between 30 minutes and an hour and will involve a ...

From: Gemma McLean - Read more

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