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Month: March 2017

Next Week in Digital Learning (Apr 03 – 07)

Next Week in Digital Learning (Apr 03 – 07)

Next week I’ll be presenting a workshop on Digital Portfolios on Tuesday, April 4th at 11:00 a.m. in which we’ll talk about tools, tips, and strategies for creating an e-portfolio on the Academic Commons. I’ll follow that up with a Digital Storytelling workshop on Thursday, April 6th at 11:00 a.m. which will cover some tools and methods to create digital narratives around your course content; this workshop will be repeated on Wednesday, April 12th at 2:30 p.m.

VWBPE Online Conference

VWBPE Online Conference

* * * Click on the title of this post to see the links * * * The 11th annual Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education conference starts today; this is a conference on education in virtual worlds that takes place entirely online (primarily in the virtual world of Second Life). Take a look at the calendar, and let me know if you’re interested in seeing any of the presentations. Depending on the time (and my availability) we may be…

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Next Week in Digital Learning (March 27 – 31)

Next Week in Digital Learning (March 27 – 31)

Next week I’ll be presenting round two of the Introduction to Virtual Worlds workshop on Wednesday, March 29th at 10:00 a.m., in which we’ll talk about some of the characteristics and advantages of immersive 3D learning environments; I will also give a virtual tour of GGC Island (GGC’s virtual campus in Second Life) and (time permitting) a few other educational / community sims. Dr. David Kerven and I will also be presenting the second Introduction to Augmented Reality workshop on…

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Next Week in Digital Learning (March 20 – 24)

Next Week in Digital Learning (March 20 – 24)

Next week is going to be a busy one. As I mentioned a couple of posts ago, I’ll be presenting another Introduction to Virtual Reality session in the Digital Media Lab next week on Monday, March 20th at 10:00 a.m. I’ll give a short introduction to VR, and then we’ll get some hands-on experience with the Oculus Rift, the HTC Vive, and the Microsoft HoloLens.  * * * Note that this workshop will take place in the Digital Media Lab…

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Reminder: Teaching and Learning Day is on Friday, March 17th

Reminder: Teaching and Learning Day is on Friday, March 17th

Tomorrow is Teaching & Learning Day! The event will take place in the Heritage Room of the library; it will begin at 12:30 p.m. and poster sessions will take place from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Presenters will be showcasing a variety of innovative work related to teaching, learning, and technology at GGC, so come out to see what your colleagues are up to and to take part in some great conversations about teaching and learning. You’re welcome to wear…

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Next Week in Digital Learning (March 13 – 19)

Next Week in Digital Learning (March 13 – 19)

This month’s Technonauts discussion is scheduled for Tuesday, March 14th at 10:00 a.m. in the CTE conference room. Dr. Jo Anne Harris will be kicking things off this month by sharing some of the ways in which she integrates blogs into her teaching. Last month’s session turned into a lively discussion of various aspects of digital learning, and I expect this session to be just as engaging. Join us to listen, respond, question, and share your own successes (and failures)…

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