On 18 March I, or rather, my trusty centaur Avatar, gave a talk at VWBPE 2011 – “Virtual Worlds – Best Practices in Education“, which took place in the virtual 3D world of Second Life where the Berlin School of Economics rents two islands. Like last year, thousands of avatars came to discuss and learn more on how to use virtual worlds for teaching and learning purposes.
My talk, titled “Transfer of Physical Classroom Techniques to the Virtual Classroom During a Practice Supervision Course” is based on recent research (with A. Gallo) on a virtual course, which I have discussed before.
For another conference, B Hagmaier and I created a short (6 min) movie – employing an unusually strong German accent, where I talk about most of the tools that we use in this virtual environment:
Support of the BMBF/FHProfUnt project Interkomp 2.0 is gratefully acknowledged.