Monday, May 7, 2007

On NMC Campus This Week

Digital Print Making from University of Wisconsin-Madison
Monday, May 7, 9:00-10:00 AM PDT
We have a special session scheduled for NMC Campus Teachers Buzz on May 7 at 9:00am PDT. Hosts RuArt Semaphore and Magda Voss help us welcome Prof. Michael Connors and the virtual design team at University of Wisconsin-Madison to learn about work with Digital Printmaking students in Second Life.
Eduserv Symposium: Virtual worlds, real learning?
Thursday, May 10, 1:00 - 9:00 AM PDT (U.K. day event)
This year's symposium will attempt to look past the hype surrounding virtual worlds such as Second Life and evaluate whether they offer real opportunities for learners at UK educational institutions. The symposium is intended for policy makers, practitioners and technologists working in the areas of information and communications technology and e-learning service delivery in UK HE and FE institutions. You can participate in one of the venues in Second Life, one is on NMC's Teaching 3
Filthy Fluno Comes to NMC
Thursday, May 10, 5:00 - 6:00 PM PDT
Filthy Fluno, a.k.a. Jeffrey Lipsky will create a one-of-a-kind piece of artwork that expresses the culture, people, spirit and history NMC. This artwork will be unveiled to the greater NMC and Second Life communities with a discussion of the specific creative process and its artistic formal elements. Following this discussion, Mr. Lipsky will walk-thru the process of uploading artwork into Second Life, installing it into his virtual gallery, and demonstrating the capabilities of virtual reality to bridge the international divides of technology, culture, creativity, and artistic expression.
Location and details TBA at
Will Richardson Visits for NMC Teachers Buzz
Monday, May 14, 9:00 AM PDT
Blogsar Lumpen (a.k.a. Will Richardson) writer of Weblogg-ed visits for next NMC Campus Teachers Buzz Session.
Location and details TBA at

Posted to by Alan Levine to SLED Listserv (07 MAY 07)

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