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Your NMC Campus Story: Jan Baum

published by Beth Sachtjen Apr 7, 2010 08:37am
"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 post introduces us to Professor Jan Baum of Towson University and her Hype project as part of a Global Design Collaboration program. I have an ongoing collaborative art and design project that utilizes digital media in several forms. This semester’s iteration is the Global Design Collaboration. I used the NMC listserv along with other professional ... more...

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...

Land Ho! See What We Have At NMC

published by Alan Levine Aug 31, 2009 07:45pm
As hopefully you know, one of NMC Virtual World's main services is renting parcels of Second Life land on the NMC Campus to educational organizations (see an overview of our Educational Communities). If you are interested in finding a spot, we have a great new tool on our web site-- a tool to scout what is currently available. If you visit our land availability page, you will see a sample of plots available (currently this is not everything, but soon we will ... more...

Lease Rental Agreement Now Available

published by Larry Johnson Apr 19, 2007 04:05pm
We have gotten a tremendous response to our announcement earlier this month about the three Teaching sims that offer plots of land available for lease to educators. Plots are still available, and once filled, we expect to open up new sims. If your organization is interested in applying for one of the rental areas, we have a new rental agreement form that includes all of the information you need to know, and is also the application form you can complete, and ... more...

NMC Announces Parcel Leases in Three New Educational Communities in Second Life

published by Larry Johnson Apr 1, 2007 01:52pm
Are you or someone you know looking for a low-cost way to get started in virtual worlds -- or Second Life in particular? As of today, the New Media Consortium (NMC) is offering land parcels in Second Life that are part of three unique custom-designed educational communities. These parcels are available now for lease exclusively to bona fide faculty, educational departments, or learning-focused institutions. The new sim NMC Campus, "Teaching" The land is full-permissions, and can be used for almost ... more...