The Boston Immersive Education Summit – The Take Aways

Immersive Learning & Education Domains: Virtual Worlds (simulations, learning worlds, games) Advanced Visualization Augmented Reality Affordances: Provides Context Provides Highly Visual Environment Provides an Imagination Amplifier for Content Provides a Constructivist Environment As time goes, the importance of natural user interfaces into these environments will become more important.  “Edusim” & Immersive Touch are just the first generation into these methods.

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The Immersive Education Summit – Boston College April 23rd-25th

The Immersive Education Summit at Boston College is this week (April 23rd-25th)I will be presenting Friday Afternoon and Saturday Morning: Friday Afternoon: VIRTUAL WORLDS AND ADVANCED VISUALIZATION IN THE K-6 CLASSROOM  Saturday Morning: OPEN COBALT ALPHA AND THE INTERACTIVE WHITEBOARD: OPENING NEW WORLDS TO YOUR K-6 CLASSROOM

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Live Web Streaming Content – To Your Classroom IWB & Smartboard

Deep in our underground bunker we are re-imagining what a live web streaming lesson – direct to the classroom interactive whiteboard might look like.Our key components are Adobe Connect Pro – Live web video, the classroom interactive whiteboard, and Opensim (via desktop sharing) for our “deeper look session” through out GreenbushTV Platform – http://tv.greenbush.usStay tuned for an interactive demo soon via http://tv.greenbush.us !

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Printing … in 3D … from Opensim or Edusim … On Campus !

imagine kids on campus creating their own molecules, cells (or windmill – or anything for that matter) via Edusim or Opensim and then printing them out IN 3D via one of these 3D printers:http://tinyurl.com/ycs3f5u  these things were a quarter of a million dollars 4-5 years ago (amazing what price is doing on this front) !  …  at this rate “plausible interactive copies” this might actually happen in our life time – http://roots.greenbush.us/?p=714

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Is Immersive Touch about to get a boost from Apple ?

If you have followed this blog for longer than a day you know my positions on Immersive touch (& Edusim **). So as you can imagine I am quite excited about what the new Apple Slate can potentially do for Immersive touch (direct manipulation of 3D virtual objects in multi-user environments). Apple today sent out invitations to the January 27th presentation that we’ve been hearing much about lately. Along with the colorful invite graphics, they included the caption ‘Come see our latest creation’. (via: http://blogs.computerworld.com)

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