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January 25, 2009

Multi-User Virtual Environments in Teaching and Learning

January 25, 2009

Hot on the heels of the ALT-J Special Issue on Immersive Virtual Worlds is the EXTEND two week discussion at CABWEB on Multi-User Virtual Environments in Teaching and Learning.  We have excellent resources and input from the projects HABITAT {{video:}} and MOOSE with 3 podcasts available at CABWEBand the discussion is facilitated by Helen Keegan. Do join us - ...

From: Frances Bell - Read more

November 16, 2008

Full Fat Feeds

November 16, 2008

It's great to see so many projects syndicating their web and blog content over to the site - it means that the community can share and connect in one handy place. Some of the feeds coming over are restricted however, meaning that people have to click through to the original site to view the entire post. I'd like to ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more

September 03, 2008

Digital Divide slam invite

September 03, 2008

I'm off to ALT-C next week, along with most of the UKs edtechs and learning technologists. I'll be pretty busy, supporting the 4th annual ALT-C Edublogger meetup, helping host the Emerge reception & live radio broadcast, and contributing to the F-ALT fringe activities. I'm really excited to be teaming up again with with Frances Bell, Helen Keegan and ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more

June 27, 2008

'Making stuff together' - a pattern language network workshop July 7th

June 27, 2008

The Pattern Language Network project (Planet) is running a one day workshop at the London Knowledge Lab, 7th July, around the theme of:"Making Stuff Together" this workshop we will focus on two environments: Multi-user virtual worlds (MUVEs) and collaborative web documents. At a firstglance, these appear to be as different and unrelated as two on-line environments can be. Yet ...

From: Steven Warburton - Read more

April 03, 2008

George Siemens to Keynote at the Emerge Online Conference

April 03, 2008

Just a quick note to let you all know that George Siemens will be keynoting at our conference, Online Communities and Online Identities on April 23rd. Georges rather susinct wikipedia entry reads: George Siemens is a well-known theorist on the changing nature of learning in a digitally-based society. He is the author of a widely cited article Connectivism: A ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more

March 27, 2008

Emerge Online Conference April 23-25 Registration Now Open!

March 27, 2008

What are you waiting for? Registration is now open for our free, three day conference: Digital Communities and Digital Identities. Click through & sign up for what's shaping up to be one of the most exciting & engaging elearning conferences of the year, with sessions focusing on social networking and collaborative learning practices; multimedia, story telling and narrative; community ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more

March 19, 2008

Emerge Online Conference April 2008: Digital Communities & Digital Identities

March 19, 2008

Registration is now open for our free, three day conference: Digital Communities and Digital Identities. Click through & take your project members with you! I’m delighted to announce the Emerge project’s next community event – a three day online conference looking at cutting edge developments and practice under the banner of ‘Digital Communities & Digital Identities’, taking place on the 23rd, 24th, ...

From: Josie Fraser - Read more

January 12, 2008

Looking forward to York!

January 12, 2008

Hi, How are you all doing?   Here I am again, this time to follow Josie’s suggestion. I have deactivated the feed from by blog and from now on all the post I publish here will be directly related to the Emerge experience. But for the communication to flow and grow it ...

From: Cristina Costa - Read more

July 13, 2007

Working day for AWESOME

July 13, 2007

The Leeds Awesome project - exploring how Web2.00 might be utilised to support academic writing development for UG and PG students - is holding a working day: Developing the project, developing the bid on Thursday July 19th, 10.45 - 3.30 at Leeds University.  We are still keen to explore traditional forms of partnership and collaboration - just in case there is ...

From: Academic Writing - Read more

June 26, 2007

Rhizomes vs Scaffolds?

June 26, 2007

I have started a new project idea on the wiki: called Rhizomes vs Scaffolds? It's what you might call a draft idea (if you were being polite) but it represents some of the thinking that is coming out of the MUVE group. The basic principle is to do with collaboration in MUVEs and the idea of facilitating the ...

From: David White - Read more

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