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Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education 2011 Conference March 17-19th & HD Video

Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education 2011

The fourth annual Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education conference will be held from Thursday, March 17, 2011 until Saturday, March 19, 2011.

The VWBPE focuses on education and learning in virtual environments. The theme of this year is “You are Here”. Registration is free. The event will cover over 20 sims in the virtual world of Second Life and include workshops, presentations, and more.

Check out the below video promo for the Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference. The video is about 1 minute long.


VWBPE 2011 Conference Video:


New Second Life Education Directory Announced

Second Life Educational Directory

Shortly after the Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference has concluded, Linden Lab has announced a new Second Life Education Directory.

You can view the list of Academic Organizations in Second Life here. The directory can be searched, sorted, and added to. There are currently 41 entries. (there are 72 in the Resource Database for Second Life Educators site)

Very shortly http://edu.secondlife.com will be launching as well. We will keep you updated.

Video Presentations From VWBPE 2010 Second Life Conference

We wrote recently about the VWBPE 2010 ( Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference ). This years conference saw record attendance with over 5,000 avatars. The VWBPE conference rand from March 12, 2010 through March 13, 2010.

Below are some different videos from the conference. Check them out below. They include hours of video.


Virtual Performance – Performing the Virtual Theatre in Secondlife



The Turning Point



A Brief History of Imaginary Worlds From Tolkien to Second Life



Overview of AI and Bots in Learning



Imagination from Past to Present



Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference – March 12-13 & Video

Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference 2010

We wrote last year about the Virtual Words Best Practicies in Education Conference. The 2010 version of this international virtual education conference will run from March 12, 2010 until March 13, 2010. The VWBPE 2010 Conference will include many guest speakers and educational sessions around the theme: “Imagination Around the World”.

The conference has been a success in the past with 1,500 participants growing to 3,600 last year. This year additional languages will be offered including Portuguese, German, Chinese, and French.

Check out the below video from VWBPE 2009 which is almost 1 hour long.


Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference Video:




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