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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

Elluminate

“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.

By theartguy

Aaron Smith is a Media Arts & Technology Teacher who spends most of his time on computers. In his free time he plays video games, edits videos, and misses his wife dearly.