You are here: Home >> Blogs >> Education

Education in Virtual Worlds

Transition Time in Denmark

User Rating:  / 221
Image Transition Time

This time I am going to introduce a very interesting project called "Transition Time" This article is the first of a series I have planned for the next few months. Transition Time is a bold and exciting new arena for collective storytelling and collaboration in Second Life created in Denmark. Transition Time was created to combine different perspectives and ways of life in order to enrich our approach to the challenges we face nowadays. They want to help create a more caring, connected sustainable world.

Read more: Transition Time...

Virtual Worlds & Teaching

User Rating:  / 241

This article is a reflexion on two talks that were part of the MMVC14 Moodle moocs virtual conference 2014 I will start with the many possibilities teachers have to use 3D worlds in class. The great insight into what possibilities there are and how to use them comes from David Deeds, an English teacher with experience worldwide. In his online talks he informs and shows how virtual worlds can be used for teaching different subjects.

Read more: Virtual Worlds...

Second Life in Education

User Rating:  / 241

 The purpose of this article is to give you an insight in SL and help you explore it. With the help of tutorials and a presentation made for an educational project called Camelot  you might decide to stay now in the future of teaching. Do you think you can't teach in an immersive environment where your students cope better? All you need is practice and the sooner you start the better. There are many ways to get help.

Read more: Second Life in...


Related Items


Samorost 1 Level A2

This time I had a group of 12 students between 17 and 22, 11 males and one female. Level A2.  The target was to review writing (simple past) We played Samorost 1

I introduced the verb wheel and the online dictionary first. I then showed the  beginning of the game on the big screen until the gnome flies to the other planet, later students had to turn their computers on and finish the game.

 I went round giving handouts and helping with questions. The handouts consisted of screenshots of the game with seven pictures and three questions to each picture in simple past and simple present.


Who applies Mobile Learning?

 Many schools have been using mobile devices to teach. Some schools even have their own apps. Universities rely on Mobile Learning because of the advantages. Primary schools use mobile devices because they have proved to be useful in many ways, for example for disabled kids. Many schools talk about their experiences with Mobile Learning and their positive results. But what do students think? Do they have a different view of Mobile Learning or even further ideas on how can Mobile Learning help us in future? One student explains why Mobile Learning should be standard learning. All in all, we can summarize: Mobile Learning is the future.