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OpenSimulator aka OpenSim. OpenSimulator developers prefer the former. Includes links to David W. Deeds' free new e-book, "OpenSimulator: School Quick Start Guide." Changchun American International ...

OpenSimulator aka OpenSim. OpenSimulator developers prefer the former. Includes links to David W. Deeds' free new e-book, "OpenSimulator: School Quick Start Guide." Changchun American International School is seeking partners interested in starting a K-12 OpenSimulator grid. And a K-12 Second Life island.

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    • Using 3D Virtual Worlds – OpenSimulator, Quest Atlantis – to Teach International School Students Computer Science and Human Values
      David W. Deeds and Alex Makosz
      Changchun American International School, Jilin Province, China
      AACE ED-MEDIA: June 30, 2011 Lisbon, Portugal
    • 3D Virtual Worlds: CAIS
      International Baccalaureate Organization (www.ibo.org) World School: One of 3,000+!
      150 students: expatriates, locals
      Wide range of English levels, beginners to native speakers
      Need to teach context and values, across all subjects (cross-curricular)
    • 3D Virtual Worlds: Second Life
      Second Life: MUVE or MMORPG (whatever) now for everyone 16+
      Q1 2011: Monthly Repeat Logins: 794,000; Economy: US$29,300,000
      Web 2.0: Connect, Communicate, Collaborate? Only SL will do…now
    • 3D Virtual Worlds: Second Life
      China Int’l Schools Inworld (CISI): * Beijing International School * Changchun American Int’l School * Western Academy of Beijing
      DP ITGS, MYP 5 Technology
      SLURL: slurl.com/secondlife/Teaching/79/201/21/
    • 3D Virtual Worlds: Second Life
    • 3D Virtual Worlds: OpenSimulator
      Free, open-source “DIY Second Life” for kids of all ages!
      2011 Horizon Report: Games-based learning will be MAINSTREAM by 2013
      Can use hosted solution, client/local or client/server
    • 3D Virtual Worlds: OpenSimulator
      Students learn CAD, programming, project management
      Graphics, video/audio production
      National Education Technology Plan: Helps develop disposition well-suited to information-based culture and rapid change
    • 3D Virtual Worlds: OpenSimulator
      FREE E-BOOK: “OpenSimulator: School Quick Start Guide”
      Teacher and techie tracks
      CAIS (www.caischina.org), Me (www.indeeds.com), Alex (www.makosz.org)
    • 3D Virtual Worlds: OpenSimulator
    • 3D Virtual Worlds: OpenSimulator
      “OpenSimulator: School Quick Start Guide”
      Scribd Link:
      www.scribd.com/doc/57959626/OpenSimulator-School-Quick-Start-Guide
    • 3D Virtual Worlds: OpenSimulator
    • 3D Virtual Worlds: OpenSimulator
    • 3D Virtual Worlds: OpenSimulator
    • 3D Virtual Worlds: OpenSimulator
    • 3D Virtual Worlds: OpenSimulator
      Why was this guy babbling re: SL?
      We need to recreate SL for kids
      IBO or other (international) school grid: teachers/students only, best of both (virtual) worlds
      PG, controlled but open, Web 2-3
    • 3D Virtual Worlds: OpenSimulator
      Next year: Proposal to IBO re: IBO OpenSimulatorgrid
      Maybe international or just school grid, maybe with a university?
      Corporate/academic sponsors?
      Research/grants/proposals?
    • 3D Virtual Worlds: OpenSimulator
      Contact Changchun American International School (info@caischina.org)
      Contact David W. Deeds (ddeeds@caischina.org or private: davidwdeeds@yahoo.com)
    • 3D Virtual Worlds: OpenSimulator
      Obrigado! Questions/Comments?David W. Deeds, Ph.D.IT Manager/TeacherChangchun American Int’l School2899 Dong NanhuDaluChangchun, Jilin, China, 130033
      Facebook/LinkedIn: David W. DeedsTwitter: dwdeeds, SL: Deed DavidsVisit CISI on Teaching in SL!
    • 3D Virtual Worlds: More Info
      2011 Horizon Report: nmc.org/publications/2011-horizon-report
      Published by the New Media Consortium and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (www.educause.edu/eli)
    • 3D Virtual Worlds: More Info
      OpenSimulator Wiki:
      opensimulator.org/wiki/Main_Page
      Maria Korolov’sHypergrid Business Ezine:
      www.hypergridbusiness.com/
      Mary Miner’s Wiki:
      virtualworldspresentation.pbworks.com/w/page/27991248/FrontPage
    • 3D Virtual Worlds: More Info
      Jeff Heaton Books (www.heatonresearch.com/book/cat/3)
      “Introduction to Linden Scripting Language for Second Life,” ISBN: 978-1604390049
      “Scripting Recipes for Second Life,” ISBN: 978-1604390001
      “Introduction to Textures, Animation Audio and Sculpting in Second Life,” ISBN: 978-1604390025
    • 3D Virtual Worlds: More Info
      “Second Life: The TOG” by Michael Rymaszewski, et al., ISBN: 978-0470227756
      “Creating Your World: TOG” by Aimee Weber, et al., ISBN: 978-0470171141
      “Scripting Your World: TOG” by Dana Moore, ISBN: 978-0470339831
    • 3D Virtual Worlds: More Info
      “A Practical Guide to Using Second Life in Higher Education” by MaggiSavin-Baden, Open University Press, ISBN: 978-0335242146
      “The Second Life Grid: The Official Guide to Communication, Collaboration and Community Engagement” by Kimberly Rufer-Bach, Wiley Publishing, ISBN: 978-0-470-41291-6
      “The Entrepreneur's Guide to Second Life: Making Money in the Metaverse” by Daniel Terdiman, Wiley Press, ISBN: 978-0470179147
    • 3D Virtual Worlds: More Info
      “Learning in 3D” by Karl Kapp, Pfeiffer Publishing, ISBN: 978-0470504734
      “Learning Online with Games, Simulations and Virtual Worlds” by Clark Aldrich, Jossey-Bass, ISBN: 978-0-470-43834-3
      “The Virtual Worlds Handbook: How to Use Second Life and Other 3D Virtual Environments” by Elizabeth Hodge, Jones and Bartlett Publishers, ISBN: 978-0763777470
    • 3D Virtual Worlds: More Info
      “Higher Education in Virtual Worlds” by Charles Wankel, Emerald Group Publishing, ISBN: 978-1849506090
      “Learning and Teaching in the Virtual World of Second Life” (edited) by Judith Molka-Danielsen, Tapir Academic Press, ISBN: 978-82-519-2353-8
      “Rethinking Education in the Age of Technology” by Allan Collins, Teachers College Press, ISBN: 978-0807750025