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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

December 19, 2008

Edublog Awards

December 19, 2008

I am sure all the people in the U&I/JISC Emerge community who keep and read blogs already know about the "Eddies": the annual Edublog awards, but if, like me, you spend too much time under stones down the bottom of the garden, you might have missed it. Our own Graham Attwell and Cristina Costa are hosting an awards party ...

From: George Roberts - Read more

June 24, 2008

Emerge Island 7pm - see you there

June 24, 2008

We will be meeting in the bar:Location: me 'StevenW Bohm' if you are having problems locating us. Final clue for tonights ...

From: Steven Warburton - Read more

June 23, 2008

Musical interludes

June 23, 2008

This may be a tall order for my already overstretched CD collection but if you want to send me your *Top three* all time tracks I am going to do my best to play them tomorrow during the Second Life social event. Now how could anyone bear to miss it?Time: 7pm (BST) Location: second teaser: ...

From: Steven Warburton - Read more

June 22, 2008

At last! another excuse for a Second Life social

June 22, 2008

Yes, it is that time again. An Emerge online conference can only mean one thing – the best virtual social evenings this side of Second Life. What have we got planned this time … well, something a little less extravagant than the fashion show but something equally engaging. All will become clear on Tuesday night … but in the ...

From: Steven Warburton - Read more

June 09, 2008

Accessing 'Emerging Mondays' chat via the web-based SL client

June 09, 2008

If you are struggling to login using the standard Second Life client, or it is simply to too slow and laggy then try the AjaxLife (link to blog) web-based client: start application. It works a treat and despite not providing a graphical interface to the world it does let you interact and use chat inside Second Life. You will ...

From: Steven Warburton - Read more

May 25, 2008

$5000 SL awards

May 25, 2008

From the New Media Consortium web site:"The NMC Virtual Learning Prize is a $100,000 competitive program of awards intended to create a collection of innovative open-source learning experiences that make use of the unique attributes of a virtual learning environment. As many as 20 NMC Virtual Learning Prizes will be awarded in 2008. (See Press Release ) Each of ...

From: Mark van Harmelen - Read more

April 24, 2008

Second Life event 'What not to Rez' locations and details and Emerge Bazaar launch

April 24, 2008

Day 2 at the online conference and I want to flag two items ... the launch of the Emerge Bazzar at 4pm coming live from Radio Bazaar () with your genial host Graham Attwell. Then in the evening  the big event, our 'What Not to Rez Fashion Show' and a chance for all of our community to show off ...

From: Steven Warburton - Read more

April 10, 2008

Fashion marketplace opens tonight in Second Life, 7pm to 8pm UK time

April 10, 2008

The first evening of fashion orientation sessions open tonight in Second Life, on the Emerge Island. It has been organised as fun event where a group of Emerge mentors will be on hand to help you 'organise' your avatar with lots of hints and tips about finding your feet in SL. This is part of the lead up to ...

From: Steven Warburton - Read more

April 07, 2008

'What not to Rez' - announcing the Emerge fashion show

April 07, 2008

'What not to Rez' - announcing the Emerge fashion showMilan, Paris, Tokyo, New York and now coming to Emerge, an island near you. As part of the online conference running from April 23rd to 25th we have been organising a fashion show inside Second Life as the main social event on Thursday 24th from 7pm to 9pm and we ...

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