Using virtual worlds for education
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This is an unofficial world to accompany the ocTEL (open course in Technology Enhanced Learning) MOOC currently underway. As ever, it's based on the excellent The Mall by oddball otoole. There's nothing else to see there at the moment but I'm looking to trial a simple approach to inworld badges. I'm rather sceptical about likely uptake generally as there's a lot going on besides but nothing ventured, nothing gained.
Incidentally, if you're interested in educational applications of virtual worlds (and don't mind examples drawn from SL), the following video and podcast are interesting: