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Your NMC Campus Story: Dr. David W. Deeds

published by Beth Sachtjen Apr 5, 2010 07:26am
"Your NMC Campus Story" highlights the many ways in which educators are using the NMC Campus in Second Life to spark innovation, learning, and creativity. This edition's journey is brought to us by Dr. David W. Deeds. Mister (now Doctor) David W. Deeds leased Lot 8 (1024 square meters) on Outreach from the New Media Consortium back in late 2006 as part of his PhD research. His first dissertation paper featured a snapshot of his avatar, Deed Davids, sitting on the ... more...

Your NMC Campus Story

published by Beth Sachtjen Apr 1, 2010 07:15am
If you've ever peeked at our NMC Campus Case Study, you know that the NMC Campus Project is at the core of the New Media Consortium's presence in Second Life. Over the years we've grown from one sim to nearly 100; developing a multitude of projects, hosting many events, and creating public spaces along the way. While we are proud of this project and what it has allowed us to accomplish, it isn't exactly why we use virtual world's platforms ... more...

NMC Lead Sponsor for Second Life Community Convention

published by Larry Johnson Jul 25, 2007 10:26pm
The New Media Consortium (NMC) and its Second Life unit NMC Virtual Worlds have agreed to serve as the lead sponsor for the Education Track at the Second Life Community Convention (SLCC) in Chicago this year, as an expression of gratitude for all the support we have received this year from the education community in Second Life. As part of our sponsorship, we plan to sponsor three registrations from educators active in Second Life who would like to ... more...

NMC Joins Immersive Education Initiative to Advance Virtual Learning

published by Alan Levine Jun 8, 2007 07:19am
During the NMC Summer Conference today the New Media Consortium (NMC) announced that it has joined the Media Grid’s Immersive Education initiative to participate in the development of best practices and standards for virtual learning and game-based learning platforms. NMC is an international consortium of over 250 learning-focused organizations dedicated to the exploration and use of new media and new technologies. NMC member institutions are found in almost every state in the United States, across Canada, and in Europe, Asia ... more...