USING 3D IMMERSIVE SPACES IN THE CLASSROOM- EXPLORE, CREATE, DREAM!

MARCH 1, 2011, 10 A.M. – 1 P.M., K-STATE STUDENT UNION BALLROOM USING 3D IMMERSIVE SPACES IN THE CLASSROOM- EXPLORE, CREATE, DREAM! Rosemary Talab Professor Educational Computing, Design, and Online Learning Curriculum & Instruction Rich White Immersive Ed. Design/Development/Research Greenbush Educational Service Center Girard, Kansas ================================================================== Presentation Resources: The Presentation Edusim Imprudence viewer For Mac Imprudence viewer For Windows Request a GreenbushGrid Account

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GreenbushIsland in Secondlife Closing, Shifting Focus to GreenbushGrid powered by Opensim

After 5 years GreenbushIsland in Secoondlife is closing.  We feel Opensim has matured enough as a viable option to shift all development and operations from our Secondlife Island to the GreenbushGrid.  GreenbushGrid will also be the Immersive Education Consortium: Kansa Chapter Hub (Stay tuned for more IED:KANSAS news ) ! GreenbushGrid has been operational since 2007 exploring the uses of Opensim based virtual worlds for education.  Greenbush is very proud to have been one of the very first organizations to see the potential in Opensim and begin to leverage it with our students.  We are excited to continue to be an innovative leader with these technologies. Stay tuned to http://labs.greenbush.us for further updates ! ! ! * The GreenbushGrid Project : http://grid.greenbush.us * GreenbushGrid will support the Imprudence viewer moving forward for in-world teacher activities * GreenbushGrid will be implementing this spring the new…

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Kansas Immersive Education Chapter – Kansas IED Educators List

With the formation of the Kansas Chapter of the Immersive Education Consortium we are compiling a shared list of immersive educators in Kansas. If you are an Immersive Educator in Kansas please feel free to share your information here – http://goo.gl/09kvV …. If you know a Kansas Immersive Educator please feel free to share the link with them  … If you are an Immersive Educator from another region stay tuned for the announcement of other regional chapters in the coming months. Cheers ! Rich ================

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The Immersive Education Kansas Chapter Launch Event ! – Feb. 24th ! !

[MAP OF JCCC] event is in : Carlsen Center Building Room 223 Event date: 2011-02-24 Event venue: Johnson County Community College Carlsen Center Building Room 223 12345 College Blvd Overland Park, KS 66210-1299 913-469-8500 Remember to bring your own Laptop ! ! ! SESSIONS: Session: Welcome Presenters:  Aaron E. Walsh (15 minute virtual welcome & iED overview) and Rich White Time: 9:00 to 9:50 Session: Introducing the Smithsonian Virtual Watershed  (virtual presentation) Presenters: Melissa Carrillo and Marc Haddon, Smithsonian Time: 10:00 to 10:50 Session: iED K-12 Technology Working Group (K12.TWG) launch  (virtual presentation) Presenters: Aaron E. Walsh, Rich White, Karen Alexander and Wes Williams Time: 11:00 to 11:50 Session: Compelling 3D Immersive Education Use Cases for the Classroom Presenters: Rich White, Daniel Green Time: 12:45 to 1:30 Session: Hands on with Opensim, OpenCobalt, and Simple 3D Modeling Presenters: Rich White,…

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Open Cobalt & Edusim Developments & Updates and Edusim Beta 1 !

Over the past 4 years Edusim and the Open Cobalt projects have made some very significant evolutions.  The Greenbush Middle School Leadership kids have used Edusim for their projects the past 4 years locally at Greenbush and Edusim itself has been downloaded over 14,000 times from other users ! In a few days the latest Edusim  article entitled “Beyond Multimedia Literacy: Supporting Mastery in Virtual Environments” is going to press in the MIT Press International Journal of Learning and Media http://www.mitpressjournals.org/loi/ijlm (by Dr. Mary Leigh Morbey). The text is strongly supportive of the Open Cobalt and Edusim and contains  several Edusim screen shots in the article ! I Hope you’ll take a look at the new stuff stay and tuned for the first beta version of Edusim to be announced this spring ! * The Edusim project page is located…

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