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Educators in Second Life: Arizona State University

published by Carol Pfeifer/Tayzia Abattoir Sep 21, 2011 06:50am
Dr. Mary Stokrocki, Professor of Art Education at Arizona State, is another NMC educator using Second Life as a platform for education. Dr. Stokrocki shares, "I use my Art Ark site on the  NMC Campus in Second Life for teaching and research in several ways:" A.  I bring my undergrads here for a 3-hour class, like an introduction teaser in the educational possibilities of Second Life.  My site shows sculptural forms of architecture. B.  I formulate my teaching as a series of art ... 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 Announces Services for Virtual Worlds

published by Larry Johnson Jan 15, 2007 07:34pm
Today, the New Media Consortium announced the launch of NMC Virtual Worlds, a services unit under the NMC umbrella that will provide a full palette of support to educational institutions wishing to explore, build, or establish a presence in a range of virtual worlds. The program offers all of its services to educational institutions and museums on a simple cost-recovery basis, resulting in deeply discounted pricing for qualified institutions. The mission of NMC Virtual Worlds is ... more...