gls deadlines (again)

Bryan Carter bc69 at mac.com
Thu Mar 2 07:48:59 PST 2006


Hi Pete, I have not registered either but I would love to be a part  
of a forum also...count me in any way you see fit...

bryan

Bryan Carter, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, English
Central Missouri State University
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On Mar 2, 2006, at 9:34 AM, Aline Click wrote:

> Pete,
>
> I haven't registered for a SL forum, but I support you doing so and
> will help you as much as I can. ;)
>
> Ali
>
> Aline Click
> Assistant Director
> eLearning Services, LB 200
> Northern Illinois University
> DeKalb, Illinois 60115
> Phone: (815) 753-0673
> FAX: (815) 753-6900
> Email: aclick at niu.edu
>
> URL: www.learn.niu.edu
> www.criticalchoices.org
> Second Life Region: Glidden
>
>>>> border at mail.physics.umn.edu 03/02/06 8:42 AM >>>
> Thanks! I'll get one, it sounds like just what I need.
>
> On another note, does anybody know where you can find the date and  
> time
>
> the last mandatory download came out? Two of my students were 20
> minutes
> late last night because they got hit with the surprise 20-Meg  
> download,
>
> and it would be really nice to be able to check beforehand whether you
>
> needed a new version. Most of my students log in once a week, and
> cannot
> keep track of version numbers (neither can I for that matter), so the
> obvious thing is to check the date of the last download- if it's newer
>
> than the last class, you better start early. But I can't find where
> that
> information is posted. Is it on the website somewhere? Telling them to
>
> just try logging in won't work, they are at work all day and then log
> in
> from home on a different machine.
>
> Actually this info would be helpful to anyone who has appointments in
> SL. A 20-minute delay that occurs without warning is not good, and any
>
> warning would be helpful. I realize it goes a lot faster for people
> with
> T1 lines, but that's still not everybody.
>
> Aside from that teaching in SL is going great. Being able to see my
> students is really helpful, and being able to tell when somebody is
> typing is a major advance over the usual webct chatroom. Teaching in a
>
> public space has its moments- there's always somebody dropping in
> looking to crash the party, but they leave politely as soon as they
> figure out what's going on. Nobody seems to have been corrupted by the
>
> "mature zones" either, they just have not been an issue at all. It's
> going really well!
>
> The real GLS deadline is tomorrow (again) That's  
> www.glsconference.org,
>
> btw. Has anybody out there proposed a Second Life Educators Forum or
> something? We really should do something, and I'll put in for one if
> nobody else has.
>
>                                      Hiho;
>                                          Pete Border
>
>
> Eloise Pasteur wrote:
>
>> Yes, see here:
>>
>> http://www.slexchange.com/modules.php?
>> name=Marketplace&file=item&ItemID=51693
>>
>> The same thing is available in world, do a find for Eloise's
> Minimall.
>>
>> Eloise.
>>
>> On 2 Mar 2006, at 03:42, Pete Border wrote:
>>
>>> I would like to see something that records a chat and then emails
> it
>>> to me. Does anybody have anything like that?
>>>                       Pete
>>>
>>> Chris Carella wrote:
>>>
>>>> There are a number of Power Point like slide shows available. My
> team
>>>> just recently created a nice one, that allows the instructor to see
> a
>>>> number of slides in a Heads Up Display and cycle through them as
> the
>>>> slides cycle through a shared Presentation Board.
>>>>
>>>> The plan is to release it as Open Source as soon as we add
> additional
>>>> functionality (like logging the text of the presentation), but
> feel
>>>> free to IM me in world for a copy.
>>>>
>>>> Satchmo Prototype
>>>>
>>>> aka Chris Carella
>>>>
>>>> On 3/1/06, Barbara Johnson <bjohnson at d.umn.edu> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Does anyone have suggestions for a sort of virtual whiteboard or
>>>>> overhead analog for the virtual classroom?  While I keep
>>>>> "lectures" to
>>>>> a minimum online, it might be helpful to show everyone the same
> thing
>>>>> from within SL.
>>>>>
>>>>>
> --------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>>> ----
>>>>> -------
>>>>> Barbara Z. Johnson
>>>>> Consultant: Adult Education and Educational Technology
>>>>> Grinning Collie Solutions, Inc.
>>>>> 401 DeWitt-Seitz Building
>>>>> 394 South Lake Avenue
>>>>> Duluth, MN 55802
>>>>> bzjohnson at charter.net
>>>>> (218) 390-0962
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -- 
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>>>>
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>>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
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