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Dr. Gerri Sinclair, Joanna Robinson & Masters of Digital Media students @ the BCNET Conference 2008 Simon Fraser University

Dr. Gerri Sinclair, Joanna Robinson & Masters of Digital Media students @ the BCNET Conference 2008 Simon Fraser University

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    • Building Virtual Worlds @ the Centre for Digital Media BCNET Advanced Networks Conference, April 23 rd 2008 Dr. Gerri Sinclair Executive Director Joanna Robinson Virtual Research Assistant & *Masters of Digital Media Students* Masters of Digital Media Program Centre for Digital Media Great Northern Way Campus http://mdm.gnwc.ca
    • Agenda
      • Introduction to the Masters of Digital Media Program
      • Two locations, one vision:
      • The Centre for Digital Media & the Virtual Centre for Digital Media
      • Our uses of Virtual Worlds: Events, Recruitment, and Classes - a virtual campus and more...
      • “ GrooveTube” Student Project
      • “ Sky Palace” Student Project
      • Discussion with Dr. Sinclair, Joanna & MDM Students
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    • Centre for Digital Media (Latitude: 49:16:0.383N, Longitude: 123:5:26.329W) ‏
    • Virtual Centre for Digital Media University Project (150, 84, 23)
    • Thank You!
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    • Two locations, one vision
      • Centre for Digital Media
      • Great Northern Way Campus, Vancouver, Canada
      • Wired, powered, modifiable spaces
      • Renovated tractor factory
      • Large 'hangar' space for student projects, green screen
      • Virtual Centre for Digital Media
      • 'University Project' Region, Second Life
      • Fully modifiable, reconfigureable spaces
      • Virtual model of future first life building
      • Student sandboxes, green screen room
      • Grounds & skybox space for projects
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    • Events @ the Virtual Centre for Digital Media:
      • Mixed reality Open House
      • Vancouver Police Department
      • William Gibson book launch
      • CITASA Conference 3.0 2007
      • Program launch with Premier Campbell
      • MDM Student Showcase – Mixed reality with live DJ
      • Contemporary Art Gallery's 'RSVP' Picnic
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    • Classes & other activities @ the Virtual Centre for Digital Media:
        • ‘ The Visual Story’
        • ‘ Building Virtual Worlds’
        • 'Interdisciplinary Improvisation'
        • Student organized sandbox experimentation and socializing
      • Upcoming speaker series Krazy Talk
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