Wednesday, July 18, 2007

NMC Conference Posters on the Green July 20-27

by Alan Levine

For the second year we are bringing to Second Life the poster presentations from the 2007 NMC Summer Conference, held this year in Indianapolis.

We hope to have all 23 posters represented, including "Blueprint For an Integrated Learning and Portfolio System", "Can You Hear Me Now? Pilot Study of Classroom Recording Technologies", "Digital Asset Management: Beyond the Repository", "OpenCourseWare: It's Not Just MIT Anymore", "Using VRML and Flash to Teach Three Dimensional Coordinate Space", "You Don't Know Meningitis: Injecting Interactivity Into Health Education", and much more. Each poster will have information available on notecards, as well as links to relevant web sites

The posters will be on display July 20-27 on the main NMC Campus sim, on the grassy areas surrounding the Gonick Amphitheater (NMC Campus 113,100,26,, If you have not joined one of the NMC Campus groups, you must do so ahead of time at (necessary for teleporting to many of our sims).

We invite you to join us this Friday July 20, for the opening, 1:00-3:00 PM SLT/PDT (check local time to meet the presenters in world. Strap on your headsets and the FirstLook client, and you can talk via in world audio- NMC Campus is audio enabled.

During the week, we will also provide audio, video, and slideshows form the conference on the screens at the Gonick. Full info at

The word is there will be a version of the People's Choice award winner "Seeing Sideways" poster which in Indy was displayed as an actual, RL refrigerator (psss

Any questions about this event IM myself or Ninmah Ash. We hope you can join us Friday or any time next week "on the green".

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