2018 EDU: Rockcliffe University Consortium on Avacon grid: open education

Rockcliffe University Consortium on Avacon grid: open educationRockcliffe University Consortium (RUC) has opened up a version of its well-known library in OpenSimulator on the Avacon grid.  Here I give an overview of the open education part.  Entry point (intended?)Click image to enlargeHG address:grid.avacon.org:8002:Rockcliffe LibraryPut the HG address in the Find bar of the World Map.  Click Find, TPThe arrival point is in a canyon.  You can fly out.  They will probably change it soon.********************************************More after the break*************************************************Metaverse events, recent and upcomingOSCC 2017 PresentationsTHE DICKENS PROJECT Expands in 2017 EditionMal Burns: Inworld ReviewHypergrid Writer’s CommunityHYPERGRID EVENTSMetaverse Jobs; Job ListingsIMA projects3D web-worlds of the browser (G+ community)Selby’s daily news collection:  Virtual worlds are real   Virtual Outworlding news collection Events on the Hypergrid: HYPEventsDestination guide: OpenSimWorldHyperica, Directory of Opensimulator hypergrid destinationsWELCOME TO SEANCHAI LIBRARIESEntertainment on the Hypergrid, a G+ communityHypergrid DestinationsHypergrid-related articles in this blog******************************************************************************************Auditorium This auditorium is a convergence of 4 standard simsSo it can probably accommodate 200 or more seated avatarsTeamspeak backup for voiceTeamspeak may be able to offer better voice services.Open education resourcesOnline libraries as centers for adult instruction. Self-managed learning.Self-managed learning and the role of the online library.A school for self-study in virtual worlds. We call that a libraryDigital Learning with Simon Nelson. Social, collaborative, self-managed learningFigshareClick image to enlargeFigshareHow to get visibilityPromotion from Virtual Worlds. SummaryDirt: Digital research toolsDirt: Digital research toolsOpen educationOpen education is education without academic admission requirements and is typically offered online. Open education broadens access to the learning and training traditionally offered through formal education systems.[1] The qualifier “open” refers to the elimination of barriers that can preclude both opportunities and recognition for participation in institution-based learning. 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