2017 EDU: WW: The tech generation: Visit to a web-world. Why a MOOC is better than a conference.

The tech generation: Visit to a web-world.Why a MOOC is better than a conference.At least it is for the tech population, the people who are comfortable using computers, the internet and the web.  For those not yet in the tech population, a MOOC is a massive open online course. Since it is available over the internet, it requires no travel, can be held over a month rather than a weekend, and can easily be captured in video for lasting availability on the the web.A Visit to a Web-Based Miniature Virtual World Watch on YouTubeMook A massive open online course (MOOC) is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web In addition to traditional course materials such as filmed lectures, readings, and problem sets, many MOOCs provide interactive user forums to support community interactions among students, professors, and teaching assistants (TAs).  –Wikipedia-Go to the web-world we visited.Enter as guest — no registration, no password.I (Selby Evans) will probably be there on weekdays from noon to 12:30.We can talk (in voice) if you want.  If you go with a friend, you can talk to each other.To visit a few other attached worlds, click the pointed pushpin (bottom line) *******************************************************************(More after the break, scroll down!)********************************************************************** Metaverse events, current and upcomingNext WIP meetingSunday August 27, noon SLT (California) timeCookie II location (fourth Sunday of the month)HG address below: paste into the World Map next to Find. Click Find, TPgrid.kitely.com:8002:Cookie II In Kitely, put Cookie II into the find bar of the world map. Art of the Artists: [email protected] Machinima Challenge (L$350,000 Prize Pool) Create a film with a work of art.A web page you can walk intoHypergrid Writer’s CommunityIMA BlogIMA locations3D web-worlds of the browser (G+ community)Mal Burns: Inworld ReviewTry a browser-based virtual worldSelby’s daily news collection:  Virtual worlds are real   Virtual Outworlding news collection Events on the Hypergrid: HYPEventsEntertainment on the HypergridHYPERGRID EVENTSDestination guide: OpenSimWorldHyperica, Directory of Opensimulator hypergrid destinationsOpensim AAM Virtual PerformersWELCOME TO SEANCHAI LIBRARIESVirtual world G+ communities:  Communities virtual worlds G+In a virtual world, your deodorant never fails.*********************** ***********************************Mook advantages over ConferencesPresented on the web.  Attend in your own office or home.No travel, no travel cost, no travel time, no travel hassle.Can extend over a month or more.No need to have time conflicts when you have a month. No need to work out schedules.  Let presenters pick their own times.  No need cut the proposals to fit in a weekend.  No need to work with hotels and travel agencies. No weather problems.  It does not snow on the internet.Lots of presentation resources for internet presentation.Special advantages of presentations in virtual worldsFree video capture resources; all the presentations can be captured for reuse.Presenters experienced in virtual worlds can provide most of their own support.Slide and video support are readily available “locally.”Simple video editing with Shotcut, for virtual worldersFree video resources for virtual worlds: Screen capture beyond FRAPSCybalounge build: put a video in your web-worldCould you do this in a web-world?Most of the parts are there.You can put a web-walk into a web-world.Building in Cybalounge HTML page prim: Put the web in your web-worldWe do not know how many people we can get into a web-world.And we don’t know how many people would overload the current voice system.We do know ways to raise the limits if needed.   But we cannot say that current web-worlds could handle a MOOC. Links related to MoocsThe Making of a Web Based WorldSLMOOC17 presentations in videoSLMOOC16 presentations in videoSLMOOC15 presentations in videoSLMOOC14 presentations in videoWeb-worlds in useIMA web-world gives a sample of virtual worlds. Join a meeting, talk to live people from the other side.IMA Community web site: Visit a web-world.Web-worlds in your browser: Visitor’s guideA2Z Galleria**************************GeneralUser-built web-worlds are here. Do they have a business model?Browser-viewer, progress and possibilities: SummaryWeb-world: Marketing. Selling your product in 3 dimensionsMetaverse in your browser? How close are we? WEBGL?”The future of Halcyon and browser-based worlds” Invited post by Shelenn AyresBuilding in CybaloungeTutorials on building in CybaloungeHow to start building in Cybalounge, a roadmap for beginners Building in Cybalounge, Textures, ColladasBuilding in Cybalounge: Labels and signsNonprofit web-world message board. What can we do with it?Building in Cybalounge: Simple Primitives for your web-worldCybalounge building: Coloring inside the prim linesWeb-worlds: Cybalounge building: location settingsCybalounge Building. Combining primitivesCybalounge building: Gluing a compound object, cloning and moving it-Building in Cybalounge HTML page prim: Put the web in your web-worldCybalounge build: put a video in your web-world-More times when I may be in the nonprofit web worldArticles about web-worlds in this blog**********************************************************************************LicenseOriginal text in this blog is CC By: unless specified public domainUse as you please with attribution: link to the original.All images without attribution in this blog are CC0: public domain.*********************************News and NotesHG links– depending on your interests About  educationAbout artDinosaurSailing in virtual worldsAbout VideosSights of the virtual worldsPeople of the virtual worldsAbout business  The incomplete works of Ann Tree PrenyourOutworldz One-Click Hypergrid  (Install your own HG)Binder’s OSWorlds Stats and Status (past week)Google Calendar tutorial (Used for notices of HG events)Hypergrid Tour 2016-01– 167 virtual worldsEvents on the Hypergrid: HYPEventsEntertainment on the Hypergrid, a G+ community   HYPERGRID EVENTS   Hypergrid DestinationsHypergrid-related articles in this blogCommunities in the virtual worldsArcadia Asylum All Around   G+ community: Hypergrid SafariG+ community: Metaverse ToursOpensimworld. Destination guide for the Hypergrid   Best metaverse communitiesRadio in the virtual worldsOpenSimWorkingRadioStreams (OSWRS). Invited article by shawnkmaloneyAviation radio: Music to fly by. And to promote your aviation event.Radio for your place – Radio for the metaverse. Anyone for podcasts?Metaverse beginner helpIMA best practicesNMA entry path How to Enter Kitely Virtual WorldsMetaverse 101 Info + Tutorials for getting started in OpensimFr43k Paine/Dealing With GriefersA Dimension BeyondVirtual Outworlding Table of Contents. SummaryNewcomer help in virtual worldsVirtual worlds are about people. Communities, communication, shared goalsTime conversion: put time/zone into Google search to get your time The Hypergrid WIP ShowThe Hypergrid WIP is a one hour “show & tell” of works in progress. Everyone is invited.  Building, scripting, entertainment– whatever you are working on.Selby may capture video of presentations in voice, for posting on YouTube.The WIP show normally meets on 2 Sundays a month at 12 pm California time.The show meets at the Pandora location on the second Sunday But will not meet in the summer.And at Cookie II on the fourth Sunday.  To keep

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