Cevw09 Rr

  • 309 views
Uploaded on

Ren Reynold's presentation from Eduserve/CETIS meeting 19 January 2009

Ren Reynold's presentation from Eduserve/CETIS meeting 19 January 2009

More in: Education , Sports , Technology
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
309
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0

Actions

Shares
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Jumping Virtual Hurdles Ren Reynolds Founder: the Virtual Policy Network
  • 2. Virtual Policy Network
    • Think tank dedicated to public policy implications of virtual worlds
    • Working with:
      • BERR, COI, OECD etc.
  • 3. Taxonomy
    • Virtual World: super set of things that meet Bartle’s characteristics
    • Three (and a bit) types:
      • Social world : No overarching ostensible game goal e.g. There.com, SL
        • Kids worlds: Stardoll, Habbo, Webkins, Club Penguin, vMTV
      • Game world : Game goals encoded into the artifact e.g. WoW
      • Serious / Private / Corporate world : use of a platform such as Olive for training
  • 4. Proposition
    • When used in the appropriate context virtual world technology can enhance learning outcomes
  • 5. I can see the problems!
  • 6. Where are the solid cases and best practice?
  • 7. Fear
    • Parental fear
    • Student fear
    • Fear of students
    • Fear of Law
    • Establishment
  • 8. Fear part 2
    • Not real
    • Just a Game
  • 9. Fear part 3
    • Image
      • Sex and shopping
      • Last year’s fad
  • 10. Money
    • Actual cash
    • Budget lines
    • Procurement processes
  • 11. Technology
    • Choice
      • SL
      • Multiverse
      • WoW
    • IT Support / firewalls
    • Professional Development
  • 12. Old maps uncharted waters
    • Measuring
    • Collaborative techniques
    • Codes of conduct
      • Dress
      • Race
      • Language
  • 13. Political Agenda
    • Mixed messages
      • Byron Review
      • Child safe internet
  • 14. Misc
    • Logistics e.g. Teen Grid
    • Hobby time - moving to
  • 15.
    • Ren Reynolds
    • www.virtualpolicy.net
    • [email_address]
    • +44 7778 285 273
    • Twitter etc /RenZephyr