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September VWEx

published by Beth Sachtjen Sep 1, 2009 08:26am
For this month's Virtual Worlds Expeditions (VWEx) we are going to meet on 09/09/09 at 10:00 AM Pacific Time (check local time) at one of our very own sims; Learning. Learning is our continually expanding full sim resource center for open-source educational content with a tremendous amount of the basic content that an educator might need to get started in Second Life as well as some extremely useful tools. While the NMC has several resource centers on campus devoted to ... more...

NMC Virtual Learning Prizes Awarded

published by Alan Levine Jul 9, 2008 05:03pm
The New Media Consortium (NMC) has announced the 2008 cohort of Virtual Learning Prize (VLP) awardees. The NMC Virtual Learning Prize, part of a $100,000 competitive program of awards, is intended to create a collection of innovative open-source learning experiences that make use of the unique attributes of a virtual learning environment. The NMC Virtual Learning Prize is envisioned as a way to surface and realize creative ideas for how to make optimal use of a virtual setting, using ... more...

NMC Announces $100,000 in Virtual Learning Prizes

published by Larry Johnson May 15, 2008 12:33pm
The New Media Consortium (NMC) announced today the call for proposals for the 2008-09 NMC Virtual Learning Prize, a $100,000 competitive program of awards intended to create a collection of innovative open-source learning experiences that make use of the unique attributes of a virtual learning environment. (See the press release.) As many as 20 NMC Virtual Learning Prizes will be awarded in 2008. Each of the US$5,000 awards will provide a cash incentive paid to the awardee of ... more...