3D printers

Free program certificate — Teaching and Learning in MultiUser Virtual Enviroments

——The European funded MUVEnation project has just launched ‘Teaching and learning with MUVEs’. This is a one year postgraduate programme, delivered online, for future and in-service teachers who want to use innovative methods and tools to address learners motivation and participation issues in compulsory education. What impact can 3D virtual worlds, such as Second Life, really have on our learning and teaching settings? The course ...

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Google goes 3D?

Okay, not quite… at least, not yet. 😉 Google has entered yet another space with the launch of Lively, a tool for creating 3D social spaces on Web sites, which is now available in a public beta test. The platform lets users create and personalize their own character, so-called avatars, and their own rooms, which is nothing new: Second Life does as much. But a ...

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new stuff popping up everywhere…

First off, stumbled across springshare which is web 2.0 apps for libraries. I guess it’s about time someone created library specific applications to sell back to the library community. Of course, for some libraries with small budgets or suffering budget woes, opensource products or free stuff (del.icio.us) may be the only option. I’m not sure my library could afford to purchase this, if we were ...

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