3D Virtual Worlds in Higher Education

Category: Education

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In this presentation (for NME-ICT project of Govt of India) we discussed the findings of NMC's Horizon Report 2013, the emerging technologies in higher education and how the virtual worlds can be implemented in teaching learning settings.


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3D Virtual Worlds in Higher Education:

3D Virtual Worlds in Higher Education Ramesh Sharma NME-ICT programme (National Mission on Education through ICT) using A-VIEW (Amrita Virtual Interactive E-Learning World) 17 April 2013

NMC Horizon Report: 2013 Higher Education Edition:

NMC Horizon Report: 2013 Higher Education Edition http://www.nmc.org/

New Media Consortium:

New Media Consortium An international community of experts in educational technology — practitioners who work with new technologies on campuses every day; visionaries who are shaping the future of learning at think tanks, labs, and research centers; its staff and board of directors; the advisory boards and others helping the NMC conduct cutting edge research

NMC Horizon Project:

NMC Horizon Project Launched in 2002, the NMC Horizon Report: Higher Ed Edition is the flagship publication in the NMC Horizon Report series. The NMC Horizon Project, a decade-long research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in higher education.

Identification of emerging technologies:

Identification of emerging technologies Tech Tech Tech Tech Tech Tech

Time-to-Adoption Horizon: One Year or Less:

Time-to-Adoption Horizon: One Year or Less Massively Open Online Courses Tablet Computing

Time-to-Adoption Horizon: Two to Three Years:

Time-to-Adoption Horizon: Two to Three Years Big Data and Learning Analytics Game-Based Learning http://www.cccblog.org/2012/04/10/dept-of-education-releases-learning-analytics-issue-brief/ http://www.openequalfree.org/gamification-versus-game-based-learning-in-the-classroom/10082

Time-to-Adoption Horizon: Four to Five Years:

Time-to-Adoption Horizon: Four to Five Years 3D Printing Wearable Technology http://www.shapeways.com/blog/archives/1162-friday-finds-3d-printed-designs-from-the-shapeways-community.html http://www.core77.com/blog/object_culture/where_on_the_body_is_wearable_technology_going_plus_a_stylus_that_stows_on_your_wrist_24684.asp

Virtual Worlds:

Virtual Worlds Virtual worlds – fast growing area In 2009 - around136 million people active in virtual worlds In 2014 - projected to grow to over 2 billion - http://www.virtualworldinfo.com/

Varieties of Virtual Worlds:

Varieties of Virtual Worlds - http://www.virtualworldinfo.com/ 2 D 3 D Professional content User-generated content Browser based Download worlds Chat based Worlds Free Worlds Paid Worlds Game-like massively multiplayer worlds

Google Earth:

Google Earth

3D character designs:

3D character designs http://designyoutrust.com/2012/10/20-beautiful-and-creative-3d-character-designs-for-your-inspiration/

PowerPoint Presentation:

An online virtual world developed by Linden Lab and launched on June 23, 2003

Second Life:

Second Life

Choose an Avatar:

Choose an Avatar

Create a Username:

Create a Username

Choose an account type:

Choose an account type

Download the client:

Download the client

Run the client…:

Run the client…

Log in…:

Log in…

Terms of service…:

Terms of service…





Customizing profile:

Customizing profile

Movement control…:

Movement control…



Camera Controls:

Camera Controls

Zooming out…:

Zooming out…

Zooming out…:

Zooming out…

Select View Mode:

Select View Mode

Mouse Click View…:

Mouse Click View…

How do you want to see the Life…:

How do you want to see the Life…

Front View:

Front View

Side View:

Side View

Teleporting …:

Teleporting …





Choose an Avatar:

Choose an Avatar

Human avatars…:

Human avatars…





Inventory items…:

Inventory items…

Search a place:

Search a place

Find place of interest..:

Find place of interest..

Search, select…:

Search, select…





Arriving …:

Arriving …







Profile designing:

Profile designing





Teleporting to home location:

Teleporting to home location

Teacher Professional Development:

Teacher Professional Development Opportunity to visit and revisit pedagogical practices New Modes of communication, collaboration, technology Digital story telling, role playing, community engagement

Virtual World Education Asia (VWEAsia):

Virtual World Education Asia (VWEAsia) http://virtual-world-education-asia.weebly.com/index.html

VW in HE:

VW in HE

Traditional classroom based learning:

Traditional classroom based learning

Polytechnic courses:

Polytechnic courses

Educational content and courses:

Educational content and courses

Enabling teaching and learning:

Enabling teaching and learning

Language teaching:

Language teaching

Pharmacy students learning in a virtual world:

Pharmacy students learning in a virtual world http://www.uq.edu.au/news/?article=22942

Thank You:

Thank You

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