Diversity What Does Diversity Mean to You?  Cynthia Calongne,  Institute for Advanced Studies  Colorado Technical Universi...
Diversity Topics What do our students think about diversity? <ul><li>Identified by CTU team members and students: </li></u...
Diversity To explore strange new worlds  [1]
To seek out new life and new civilizations  [1]
A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.  Robert Frost [2] To boldly go where no one has gone...
Communication and Effective Conflict Great ideas often receive violent opposition  from mediocre minds.  Albert Einstein [...
Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win. On Being a Teacher, 1981  Jonathan Kozol [2] Where all think alike...
You can't shake hands with a clenched fist.   Indira Gandhi [2]
Don't be afraid of opposition.  Remember, a kite rises against, not with the wind.   Hamilton Mabie [2]
SL Featured Examples <ul><li>Mars Expedition Challenge - previous slides  [4] </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Space simulation - col...
Lyr’s DNA Strand at The Pencil Factory [8] Lyr and robot Slonny #5 (on right) Accessibility &  identity in Second Life CTU...
CS 820 students learn to use & create prototypes in Second Life CTU Fall 09 Usability Class - Identity
8th Grade Immersive Literature Roleplay and conflict, an immersive literature experience for teens on the Teen Grid Suffer...
Global Learning Forum – collaboration on a game simulation [9]
Friend or Foe?
Operation Codename:  Anaconda Communications:  MNF Command Authority, Colonel Stone  Ops Intel:  One of the hostages, pict...
NESIM OR – Second Life simulation to diagnose and treat emergency room patients by Virtual Education Simulations (VESIM) –...
Systems Engineering Methods class  (above) Monorail and  a rollercoaster Software Requirements Engineering class  (right) ...
Student identity – CTU collaborates with Wright State University’s MBA class
Diverse Environments Gartner Says  80 Percent of  Active Internet Users  Will Have A  &quot;Second Life&quot; in the Virtu...
What does diversity mean to you? On life’s vast ocean diversely we sail. Reasons the card, but passion the gale.  Alexande...
The art of thinking independently together.  Malcolm S. Forbes  [10] Diversity
Diversity References <ul><li>[1] Star Trek: The Next Generation – Paramount Television </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.im...
Diversity References 2 <ul><li>[5] Of Mice and Men Trial – Closing Arguments and Jury Deliberation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>h...
For More Information <ul><li>Teaching in Second Life – Emerging Media & Research </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://ctusoftware....
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A diversity seminar held at Colorado Technical University December 2, 2009. The images are from Second Life, including the Mars Expedition Challenge, the Operation Relief Worker Rescue Challenge Game Simulation Kit, the NESIM medical simulation and CTU's student projects and classes.

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  1. Diversity What Does Diversity Mean to You? Cynthia Calongne, Institute for Advanced Studies Colorado Technical University, December 2009
  2. Diversity Topics What do our students think about diversity? <ul><li>Identified by CTU team members and students: </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Scaling boundaries </li></ul><ul><li>Conflict </li></ul><ul><li>Respect </li></ul><ul><li>Culture </li></ul><ul><li>Reflections: </li></ul><ul><li>Will studying diversity help us to communicate and respect each others’ opinions better? </li></ul>In the marketplace of ideas, truth will emerge.
  3. Diversity To explore strange new worlds [1]
  4. To seek out new life and new civilizations [1]
  5. A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel. Robert Frost [2] To boldly go where no one has gone before [1]
  6. Communication and Effective Conflict Great ideas often receive violent opposition from mediocre minds. Albert Einstein [2] Truth springs from argument amongst friends. David Hume [2] <ul><li>What contributes to effective communication? </li></ul><ul><li>Respect for opinions </li></ul><ul><li>Healthy conflict </li></ul><ul><li>Scaling boundaries </li></ul><ul><li>Is it safe to share your ideas during a class or a meeting? </li></ul><ul><li>How we feel during our discussions may be as important as what is accomplished by them. </li></ul>
  7. Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win. On Being a Teacher, 1981 Jonathan Kozol [2] Where all think alike, no one thinks very much. Walter Lippmann [2]
  8. You can't shake hands with a clenched fist. Indira Gandhi [2]
  9. Don't be afraid of opposition. Remember, a kite rises against, not with the wind. Hamilton Mabie [2]
  10. SL Featured Examples <ul><li>Mars Expedition Challenge - previous slides [4] </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Space simulation - collaboration </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CTU examples –highlights from 16 classes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Emerging media & class projects </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Operation Relief Worker Rescue Challenge </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Game simulation kit – Hostage rescue game [9] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Designed by Andrew Stricker and Mike McCrocklin </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A Global Learning Forum collaboration </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. Lyr’s DNA Strand at The Pencil Factory [8] Lyr and robot Slonny #5 (on right) Accessibility & identity in Second Life CTU class projects [7]
  12. CS 820 students learn to use & create prototypes in Second Life CTU Fall 09 Usability Class - Identity
  13. 8th Grade Immersive Literature Roleplay and conflict, an immersive literature experience for teens on the Teen Grid Suffern Middle School students at Ramapo portrayed the roles from the book, Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. Imagine living the scenes from literature and history rather than memorizing them. A juror hollers “Boo!” when Curley takes the stand [5]
  14. Global Learning Forum – collaboration on a game simulation [9]
  15. Friend or Foe?
  16. Operation Codename: Anaconda Communications: MNF Command Authority, Colonel Stone Ops Intel: One of the hostages, pictured on the right, is an internationally known physician associated with the World Relief Organization. She and a small team of relief workers went to the isolated island of Ayab following a typhoon to provide medical assistance and evacuation of island inhabitants before another expected typhoon hits the island in the next 48 hours. The escaped interpreter reported the physician was wounded in the leg and the other remaining hostage was shot dead on the attempted escape. Slide courtesy of Dr. Andrew Stricker [9] Dr. Algernon Loire OPERATION PRE-BRIEF
  17. NESIM OR – Second Life simulation to diagnose and treat emergency room patients by Virtual Education Simulations (VESIM) – Dec 2007 [3]
  18. Systems Engineering Methods class (above) Monorail and a rollercoaster Software Requirements Engineering class (right) Roleplay of customer & design team meetings The software design migrated from a monorail to a rollercoaster 1st day in class
  19. Student identity – CTU collaborates with Wright State University’s MBA class
  20. Diverse Environments Gartner Says 80 Percent of Active Internet Users Will Have A &quot;Second Life&quot; in the Virtual World by the End of 2011 (Gartner 2007) [6] Social media and virtual workspaces Are you ready?
  21. What does diversity mean to you? On life’s vast ocean diversely we sail. Reasons the card, but passion the gale. Alexander Pope [10]
  22. The art of thinking independently together. Malcolm S. Forbes [10] Diversity
  23. Diversity References <ul><li>[1] Star Trek: The Next Generation – Paramount Television </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0092455/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/385400.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>[2] Wisdom Quotes: Quotations to inspire and challenge </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.wisdomquotes.com/cat_conflict.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>[3] NESIM/VESIM Nursing Simulation Walkthrough videos, Parts I-III </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/sandcastlestudios#p/u/5/I_Iy-7dbaDs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/sandcastlestudios#p/u/3/Biv9VF0UpvE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/sandcastlestudios#p/u/2/bZPIiUzw6Hg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/sandcastlestudios#p/u/1/3AIhEh3D38U </li></ul></ul><ul><li>[4 ] Mars Expedition Challenge, a Space Simulation in Second Life </li></ul><ul><ul><li>By A. Stricker, M. McCrocklin, J. Holm and C. Calongne </li></ul></ul>
  24. Diversity References 2 <ul><li>[5] Of Mice and Men Trial – Closing Arguments and Jury Deliberation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/lyrlobo/evaluating-a-game-simulation-kit-in-second-life </li></ul></ul><ul><li>[6] Gartner Analysts – Virtual World Prediction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.gartner.com/it/page.jsp?id=503861 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>[7] A Virtual Environment for Designing User Interface Prototypes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://ctusoftware.blogspot.com/2008/10/ccsc-rocky-mountain-conference-at.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>[8] Lyr Lobo’s DNA Strand at The Pencil Factory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.annamorphic.co.uk/projects.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>[9] Evaluating a Game Simulation Kit by C. Calongne </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/lyrlobo/evaluating-a-game-simulation-kit-in-second-life </li></ul></ul><ul><li>[10] Diversity Quotations by Famous People </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.nonstopenglish.com/reading/quotations/k_Diversity.asp </li></ul></ul>
  25. For More Information <ul><li>Teaching in Second Life – Emerging Media & Research </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://ctusoftware.blogspot.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/lyrlobo/presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contact Information: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lyr Lobo in Second Life </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter: lyrlobo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Skype: Lyr Lobo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>Many thanks to Dr. Andrew Stricker and Mr. Mike McCrocklin

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