Further explorations on Supporting Learning in Virtual Worlds with Web-Based Learning Environments

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Further explorations on Supporting Learning in Virtual Worlds with Web-Based Learning Environments. Daniel LIVINGSTONE The University of the West of Scotland. How can web-based VLEs Support learning in Virtual worlds?. Three broad categories of ways to use VLE and VW together: - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<p>Further explorations on Supporting Learning in Virtual Worlds with Web-Based Learning Environments</p> <p>Further explorations on Supporting Learning in Virtual Worlds with Web-Based Learning EnvironmentsDaniel LIVINGSTONEThe University of the West of Scotland</p> <p>1</p> <p>2How can web-based VLEs Support learning in Virtual worlds?Three broad categories of ways to use VLE and VW together:With access to the VLE from within the virtual worlds (web-embedded in the virtual world)Providing guidance external (and separate from) the VW learning experienceBy sharing data between VW &amp; VLE about activities taking place in the VW3Web In-World4</p> <p>Accessing the VLE (Web In-World)5...or worn by an Avatar!</p> <p>6Support from Web7Supporting VW activities from WebSimplest form of linking is to provide hyperlinks from web-pages from within the VLEModern VLEs are often used as a courses home onlineNatural to exploit this to provide guidance and support for VW activities:Instructions, help, FAQs, discussion boards, etc.Simple lessons:Providing links to the VW at the start of a set of instructions will result in many students not reading the instructions!Attention split between VW/VLE8Supporting Tutorial Groups (Open University)</p> <p>9Connecting VW &amp; VLEWith SLOODLE10SLOODLESLOODLE is a plugin for VW (OpenSim/Second Life) &amp; VLE (Moodle)Data sharing &amp; integrationIdentityActivityVariety of tools supporting range of learning activitiesSLOODLE is an open-source project (GPL)Developed in PHP (server) &amp; LSL (SL/OpenSim)11</p> <p>Mirror activities in VW &amp; VLEWeb-intercom (text chat)GlossaryChoice PresenterQuiz (not shown)1212Clinical Simulation Supporting Reflection (Imperial)</p> <p>13Tracking progess in VW activities (Ulster &amp; UWS)</p> <p>14ResourcesSet of video tutorials &amp; supporting materialsVirtual world basics, installing SLOODLE, using SLOODLE tools, example lessons (Model PC &amp; CPU simulator)Developed by partners at University of UlsterAvailable from:http://virtualworldsandvles.jiscinvolve.org/wp/</p> <p>15Supporting Reuse and OER16</p> <p>17Meanwhile... Sloodle 2.0Edmund Edgar (Avatar Classroom) leading the development of SLOODLE 2.0Current:Moodle 1.9.x &amp; Moodle 2.x CompatibleNew Classroom Rezzer: Save &amp; load groups of objects, including postions&amp; Moodle settingsAwards: Infrastructure to support GBLIn the worksMoodle 2.1 quiz compatibilityFull OpenSim portFunctions to enable sharing scenes18#SLOODLE_Newswww.sloodle.org#dlivingstonedaniel.livingstone@uws.ac.uk19</p>