Virtual Worlds

Wednesday, October 19 | 5:50PM–6:40PM | Meeting Room 109A/B
Session Type: E11
Many instructors and institutions have embraced the idea of using virtual environments as a teaching tool and learning platform. Now that we're past the initial hype, a deeper conversation can take place about the growing variety of platforms and challenges in working with this new technology. Whether you've been involved with virtual worlds for a while or are just getting curious now, you'll find this discussion helpful, which will also take place simultaneously in Second Life and the Jokaydia OpenSim Grid.

Presenters

  • AJ Kelton

    Director, Center for the Digital Humanities, Montclair State University
  • Jeff LeBlanc

    VP for Information Technology, University of Northwestern Ohio