Internet2 Panel on Virtual Worlds “Shareout” Scott Merrick Vanderbilt Center for Science Outreach scottmerrick.net
3 “paying” jobs: <ul><li>Vanderbilt Center for Science Outreach </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher-in-residence </li></ul></ul>...
Main Observations <ul><li>VE instructional settings can facilitate learning that is: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Synchronous </l...
ISTE Island,  International Society for Technology in Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Look! It’s Kathy Schrock!
http:// sledupotential.wikispaces.com
 
Early gen nursing simulation—sims under development are  much  less complex, at least in interface, incorporating MUVErs’ ...
Immersive Education at  Media Grid http://immersiveeducation.org/about.html
Quest Atlantis  Teacher Professional Development
SLED wiki
Links to Resources  Scott Mentioned: <ul><li>Vanderbilt Center for Science Outreach </li></ul><ul><li>University School of...
<ul><li>Oh! Virtual Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Second Life Education Blog </li></ul><ul><li>SLED mailing list </li></ul><u...
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Merrick Internet2 Panel On Virtual Worlds

  1. 1. Internet2 Panel on Virtual Worlds “Shareout” Scott Merrick Vanderbilt Center for Science Outreach scottmerrick.net
  2. 2. 3 “paying” jobs: <ul><li>Vanderbilt Center for Science Outreach </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher-in-residence </li></ul></ul><ul><li>University School of Nashville </li></ul><ul><ul><li>K-4 Technology Coordinator </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MUVErs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Co-founder, Consultant </li></ul></ul>See scottmerrick.net for links to all these fine agencies
  3. 3. Main Observations <ul><li>VE instructional settings can facilitate learning that is: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Synchronous </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Asynchronous </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher-led </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Self-initiated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Global </li></ul></ul><ul><li>VEs are EXCELLENT ways to pursue Personal/Professional Learning (PLN) </li></ul><ul><li>The adoption bell curve is still in the early range: Look for a spike as more educators “get it” </li></ul>
  4. 4. ISTE Island, International Society for Technology in Education
  5. 14. Look! It’s Kathy Schrock!
  6. 15. http:// sledupotential.wikispaces.com
  7. 17. Early gen nursing simulation—sims under development are much less complex, at least in interface, incorporating MUVErs’ signature “Easybutton” in design and implementation…
  8. 18. Immersive Education at Media Grid http://immersiveeducation.org/about.html
  9. 19. Quest Atlantis Teacher Professional Development
  10. 20. SLED wiki
  11. 21. Links to Resources Scott Mentioned: <ul><li>Vanderbilt Center for Science Outreach </li></ul><ul><li>University School of Nashville </li></ul><ul><li>MUVErs </li></ul><ul><li>International Society for Technology in Education </li></ul><ul><li>Second Life for Educators </li></ul><ul><li>MediaGrid ImmersiveEducation </li></ul>
  12. 22. <ul><li>Oh! Virtual Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Second Life Education Blog </li></ul><ul><li>SLED mailing list </li></ul><ul><li>Sledupotential </li></ul><ul><li>Quest Atlantis </li></ul><ul><li>Discovery Education Network in SL </li></ul><ul><li>SLED wiki </li></ul><ul><li>RezEd </li></ul><ul><li>scottmerrick.net </li></ul>

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