nmc virtual worlds

  • NMC Virtual Worlds is a program of the New Media Consortium. Our mission is to help learning-focused organizations explore the potential of virtual spaces in a manner that builds on community knowledge, is cost-effective, and ensures high quality. NMC Virtual Worlds provides a palette of premium custom services for education and training, and conducts an ongoing series of events, conferences, and programs. A suite of pro bono services and fellowships are a central aspect of the organization, and reflect our deep commitment to learning and access.
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  • Virtual Polluted Ithaca – Cornell
    Interdisciplinary learning through interactive roleplay This project for Cornell University was the result of collaboration between two traditionally separate faculties coming together within a case study of interest to both. Features: Realistic recreation of a neighbourhood ... more→
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NMC Virtual Worlds Archive for August, 2012

Saying goodbye to the NMC Art Sims…

published by Carol Pfeifer/Tayzia Abattoir Aug 25, 2012 01:38pm
Sadly, it is time to say goodbye to the sim that houses the Aho Museum(NMC Campus West) & the sim of Ars Simulacra.  Both sims, provided by the New Media Consortium, have showcased some of the finest artists Second Life has to offer since 2006. Please join us as we celebrate the past 6 years of creativity, imagination and celebration of the arts.  We will travel down memory lane and visit art from as early as  2004 to current day art ... more...

Welcome Colegios Peterson!

published by Carol Pfeifer/Tayzia Abattoir Aug 8, 2012 01:45pm
David W. Deeds, Ph.D., who has headed up several inworld campuses already,  has now brought Colegios Peterson to join our NMC Campus. Dr. Deeds, the Educational Technology Coordinator at Colegios Peterson in Mexico, shared that they will be using the inworld campus parcels for Information Technology in a Global Society (International Baccalaureate course), Cybernetics (National Autonomous University of Mexico course), as well as teacher professional development. He noted that they have four campuses in different parts of Mexico City, so they ... more...