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Kevin Roebuck
Director, Digital Experience

Links to the various blogs and articles on Project Wonderland and Darkstar from the Boston Digital Media Summit continue to hit the net. Here are some samples:


Interview: Media Grid to Take Education Across the Virtual World ...



By Joey Seiler


Media Grid recently announced its plans to roll out a cross-platform, immersive world for education
for academics, students, and trainers everywhere. After experimenting
with VRML, the Unreal Engine, and other tools since 2001, ...


Immersive Education and Virtual Worlds: Croquet and MPK20 ...



By Federation of American Scientists


The FAS Learning Technologies Project on Virtual Worlds was featured in a recent blog: Immersive Education and Virtual Worlds: Croquet and MPK20/Wonderland/Darkstar My colleague . . .


Built for the Next Generation


Education World - Wallingford,CT,USA

That immersive learning environment that extends the concept of
‘classroom’ is Learning 2.0. Encouraging this new wave of learning will
reenergize school ...


FUTURE-MAKING SERIOUS GAMES: When Serious Games Meet Immersive ...


Via: Media Grid - Immersive Education Initiative Retrospective
... Immersive Education gives students a sense of
"being there" even when attending class in ...

Immersive Education Initiative announces Education Grid

eSchool News - Bethesda,MD,USA

During the 2008 Boston Digital Media Summit last week, the Immersive
Education
Initiative announced the Education Grid and
corresponding Platform Ecosystem. ...

Immersive Education Initiative Announces Education Grid


22 -- During the 2008 Boston Digital Media Summit last week, the Immersive Education Initiative announced the Education Grid and corresponding Platform Ecosystem. Based upon open source technologies and open standards, the Education ...


Sun's Wonderland



By Julian Lombardi(Julian Lombardi)


This functionality is why Wonderland was recently chosen along with Second Life and Croquet as the immersive education platforms that will be receiving support from the Media Grid Institute. As with Second Life, Wonderland worlds are ...


When Serious Games Meet Immersive Education - Part 2



By author(author)


Immersive Education gives participants a sense of "being there"
even when attending a class or training session in person isn't
possible, practical, or desirable, which in turn provides educators and
students with the ability to connect ...


Croquet compared to Second Life — Looking back and foward


By Suzanne Aurilio


I’m subscribing now to the Virtual Worlds News and read this post about the Media Grid “plans to roll out a cross-platform, immersive world for education for academics, students, and trainers everywhere.” That brought me to Croquet’s ...

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  • tools Wednesday, January 30, 2008
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  • kevin Thursday, January 31, 2008

    Thanks.


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