Connecting the real and the virtual via on-line shopping. Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJVoYsBym88
Biology teacher Ros Johnson says 3D projections of body organs have given lessons a new direction at the Abbey School in Reading BBC article, report that “A study of the impact of 3D in the classroom has found that it improves test results by an average of 17%.” This is a specific example where… Continue reading Video: BBC Reports 3D learning Tools Positive for Pupils
A recent (April 2011) World Bank report called “Converting the Virtual Economy into Development Potential: Knowledge Map of the Virtual Economy” has 60 fascinating 60 about the value of virtual economies for developing countries. Beyond well known WOW gold farming, the report touches upon micro work and related areas. This report is a must read for… Continue reading World Bank Report: 2011 Gaming Market Size: Main $18B, Secondary $3B
CNN reports on Second Life – video.
Coming back from Second Life conference: I met (again) Rita King, the CEO and creative leader of Dancing Ink Productions – an agency that specialized in … doing cool things in virtual worlds. One of their latest reports documents the usage of Second Life for Manpower. As part of a major event celebrating Manpower’s first… Continue reading The Power of Collaboration: Manpower’s First Year in Second Life