Our next NMC Community open house takes place on Teaching 7 on Tuesday, September 21st, at 1:30 PM PDT! (check for local time) Please join us at the following SLURL:
The NMC Community Open House series is aimed at providing our NMC Communities a chance to connect and to talk about what their universities are doing in Second Life this semester. We would love to have you join us to share in the fun!
Universities represented on Teaching 7 include:
Winona State University
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Thank you to all of those who have been making our weekly open house/ block parties successful. For those of you who have not yet attended, we will be meeting each week on a different NMC Community sim to connect and share information about what you are working on and how you are using Second Life with your Universities. Our next meeting will be at Teaching 6 on Wednesday, September 15th at 1:30pm PDT (check for local time) on the ... more » »
Thank you to all of you that have been attending our weekly block parties to share what you are up to in Second Life!
We are hosting our next Block party on Wednesday, September 8th at 1:00 PM PST (check for local time) on Teaching 10. Please join us if you can make it!
Teaching 10 hosts the following universties:
Lawrence Technological University
California State University, Pomona
Cuyahoga Community College
If you are the type that likes to plan ahead, we have also scehduled ... more » »
As many of you know, we have launched a series of weekly open house/ block parties on our NMC Community rental spaces.
We will be meeting each week on a different one of our rental communities and this week we will be at Teaching 2. Join us on Tuesday , August 31st at 1pm PST (check for local time) on the “Quad” at Teaching 2: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Teaching%202/130/118/22
These events are great opportunities to connect with your neighbors, share information about what you are ... more » »
“Your NMC Campus Storyâ€ highlights the many ways in which educators are using the NMC Campus in Second Life to spark innovation, learning, and creativity. This editionâ€™s journey is brought to us by Douglas Story, an artist who’s work has been featured on the NMC Campus numerous times as well as throughout Second Life.
I first became aware of NMC in early 2007 shortly after I attended an art show of sculpture by one Stella Costello. I was wearing an ... more » »
Thank you to all who made yesterdays Block Party and Open House on Teaching a success. In case you missed yesterday, here are a few images!
We will be meeting each week on a different one of our rental communities and next week we will be at Teaching 3. Join us on Wednesday , August 25th at 1pm PST (check for local time) on the “Quad” at Teaching 3: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Teaching%203/116/145/24
These events are great opportunities to connect with your neighbors, share information ... more » »
Summer is in full swing and with the fall semester quickly approaching there is no time like the present to connect with your fellow NMC Community members. We are hosting an NMC Community block party and open house on Thursday, August 19th at 1:00 PM PST (check for local time) on the Teaching sim.
This will be a great opportunity to connect with your neighbors, share information about what you are working on and how you are using Second Life ... more » »
Any of you checking in with the OpenSim NMC Campus on OSgrid may have noticed it went away recently.
Fear not! I’ve been working away behind the scenes setting up, testing & developing for an NMC Grid on which we hope to offer rental islands and parcels as well as the opportunity to connect your own islands too. There will be more information about this to come of course.
If you’re interested in some of the technical details: I’m running version 0.7-rc2. ... more » »
On 6 â€“ 8 September Innova Junior College, the Centre of Excellence for New Media, and the Media Development Authority will host the 2010 New Media in Education Fiesta (NMiEF). The fiesta includes the NMiEF 2010 Spotlight Conference, New Media in Education International Conference on Second Life and Innova Film Festival.
The event will be held in Second Life and invites educators to share perspectives and new media-related pedagogical practices in the
For more information see the New Media ... more » »
Welcome back to everyone who attended the NMC Summer Conference with us in Anaheim, it’s been a busy couple of weeks since, catching up with work and adjusting to the time difference again; they say it’s worse going West to East and I would have to concur!
It’s been a busy time over at Linden Lab by all accounts too, with layoffs and then the retrurn of Philip Linden to the helm, but rest assured that while continuing to explore all ... more » »