This project was developed at Macquarie ICT Innovations Centre (MacICT).
MacICT is located at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. It is a collaborative agreement between the NSW Department of Education and Training (DET) and Macquarie University, which provides the opportunity for NSW DET schools access to the use of innovative technologies in teaching and learning.
MacICT’s mission statement:
to develop, implement, and evaluate innovative ways of enhancing learning through the application of dynamic and emerging information and communication technologies.
Our Virtual worlds project provides opportunities for students to explore and construct within a safe learning environment. This project aims to evaluate innovative educational approaches that incorporate virtual worlds in order to better support student learning. Central to this work is a commitment to promote quality learning through the use of collaboration, problem solving, design, creation, evaluation and reflection.