Tag Archives: Second-Life

Open Wonderland

This is a guest post by Nicole Yankelovich, the Executive Director of the OpenWonderland Foundation. As the Executive Director of the newly formed Open Wonderland Foundation, I get asked a lot about the value of virtual worlds for education. As … Continue reading

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Welcome Guest Blogger Nicole Yankelovich

In a couple of minutes, I’m going to be publishing a guest post from Nicole Yankelovich, Executive Director of the new OpenWonderland Foundation. For those who don’t know, OpenWonderland is an open source platform for creating virtual worlds similar to … Continue reading

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Looking for Advice On Creating a Second Life Simulation

I received an email from a reader who is working on a worthy project and is looking for advice on Second Life. Since I generally avoid SL myself, I was hoping some of you might have some tips for her.  … Continue reading

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Web Analytics, Gaming Technology, and the LMOS

A while back, a blog conversation between Mark Oehlert and Lee Kraus regarding how to knit together lots of embedded, widget/gadget like learning applications into a coherent picture of what and how learners are doing. To begin with, the idea … Continue reading

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Second Life: A Simulation Wiki?

As usual, Jon Udell is onto something interesting. A company called Linden Labs has produced a MMORG called

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