Maya Island Presentation in VSMM 2012 conference

UW Maya Island, designed and developed in Second Life by the UWVW class of 2011 was presented at the VSMM 2012 conference in Milan through a paper by Valerie Hill and Stylianos Mystakidis. Check out the presentation slides here.

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Maya Island at VSMM 2012 Conference

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UW Maya Island will be presented on September 4th 2012 at the International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia (VSMM) in Milan, Italy.

More specific a paper with the title “Maya Island Virtual Museum” authored by Valerie Hill, Phd and Stylianos Mystakidis has been accepted and will be presented in the conference.

For more information about the conference’s program, visit VSMM 12 website.

Maya Island on Epic #VWBPE conference

Hot news: The Maya Island participates in the Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education (VWBPE12) conference in the following ways:

  1. Panel discussion on the instructional design of the island
    When: Friday, March 16th, 1-2 pm SLT
    Where: Edtech Island, Edtech Auditorium
  2. Guided Tour to Maya Island
    When: Friday, March 16th, 2-3 pm SLT
    Where: Tour Departure Area
  3. Maya Island Poster (3D Exhibit)
    We’re participating in the poster competition, so please come over and vote for us!
    When: Visit & Vote on March 15-16th!
    Where: VWBPE12 poster area (no. 34)
  4. Maya Island Machinima
    We’re participating in the machinima competition!
    When: Thursday, March 15th, 8-10pm SLT
    Where: Machinima Auditorium

Next to these, the UW Alumni is also organizing more fascinating events:

The VWBPE conference is a unique event on education in virtual worlds, so please come over and support our events!

Maya Island Tour during SLanguages conference

SLanguages is a FREE annual conference which focuses on language learning in virtual worlds. As part of the conference there is a scheduled tour of the UW Maya Island on Saturday, September 17th 2011, 12 pm SLT – 7 pm GMT.

Join us for an enjoyable experience & discussion on pedagogical innovation in virtual worlds.