[SLED] Diversity Conference

Beth Ritter-Guth bethritterguth at gmail.com
Mon Feb 19 08:36:31 PST 2007


Stacey, et al -

I am looking for mov files that I can use inworld.  Can you recommend a good
place to find them?

On 2/19/07, Stacey Fox <renard at ku.edu> wrote:
>
> Jeff,
> I would LOVE to be on the panel.
> We are currently using SL here in the Film Studies Program at the
> University
> of Kansas and we discuss gender issues, ethnic issues as well as the
> digital
> divide among society and how various cultures are portrayed through
> machinima.  Also how students with disabilities can use SL as well.
> Looking forward to hearing from you.
>
> Best
> Stacey Fox
>
>
> On 2/19/07 10:30 AM, "Jeff Hiles" <jeffrey.hiles at wright.edu> wrote:
>
> > Greetings, SL Educators,
> >
> > I'm scrambling to get a proposal together for a way to involve Second
> Life
> > in a RL conference on diversity in higher education and thought I would
> > bounce the idea off the folks on this list. The proposal is due Friday.
> >
> > One of the questions to be addressed by the seventh annual Quest for
> > Community is, "In what ways have new technologies changed our
> understandings
> > of communities and how we build communities?" For this conference, the
> term
> > diversity applies broadly:
> >
> > http://www.wright.edu/quest/2007/
> >
> > The organizers have handed me the task of tying Second Life into the
> > conference some way. I'm thinking this could work well as a mixed-world
> > event. But that's jumping ahead a bit, since I don't know yet what the
> event
> > will be.
> >
> > So, what would you do? Does anyone know of any researchers or educators
> who
> > have a special interest in this area and might like to serve on a panel?
> Any
> > other ideas?
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > Oh... Yes, I have put out an IM to Verum, who is at the hub of the
> Diversity
> > 2007 activities in SL.
> >
>
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