Sunday, October 01, 2006

"Virtual Environments as ways to Reorganize Thinking about Research and Education"

Some people keep asking what is going on in Second Life and why I am that interested .... At this moment I barely can keep up with all activity around Educational and Research subjects. But this presentation I have to see... It fits my interests in wanting to know, keeping up with HOW people learn. DR. JOHN BRANSFORD TO SPEAK AT PALLADIUM MONDAY, OCTOBER 2 @ Noon PT - Dr. John Bransford, prominent education psychology researcher and editor of the book "How People Learn," will be giving his first presentation in Second Life. Dr. Bransford is the director of The Learning in Informal and Formal Environments (LIFE) Center, sponsored by the National Science Foundation. His presentation is entitled, "Virtual Environments as ways to Reorganize Thinking about Research and Education. Conference attendees will also have the opportunity to view the virtual research labs created by Stanford University, University of Washington and SRI International. The presentation will take place at Palladium/120/120 on Monday, October 2 from noon to 1:30pm Pacific Time. Access the meeting location the morning of October 2nd here: PLEASE NOTE: $10L fee, space is limited! (This is Linden Dollars, the Second Life currency) ======================================== Sponsored by:, Text100, LIFE Center, Teen Educators Group I will try to publish the content later.
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