MICCA Keynote 2008

Kathy Schrock is today’s keynote speaker. Naturally, her handout is all online. As such, I’m not going to blog too much about it – She does a much better job than I do.

Multi User Virtual Environment – the great-great-grandchild of the old Multi User Dungeons (or MUDs) that I used to play in college.

“We never say ‘fun,’ we always say ‘engaging.'”

Tapped In


“Second life: It’s like The Sims but not a game.”

A lot of info on 2nd life. I’ve podcasted my opinion on SL before, and my opinion hasn’t really changed. It’s nice, but I can think of other educational online environments that use less bandwidth and do the same thing.