"NASA CoLab" island

Exploring SL Pionia got to the NASA Co Lab Island. NASA CoLab connects communities inside and outside NASA to collaborate. They provide a framework for people to work directly with NASA scientists and support open source projects. They stimulate exploration surrounding the space program. CoLab is a NASA program that enables collaboration via virtual and physical coworking environments as well as emerging technologies.

Archivist Llewellyn
The virtual CoLab is a dedicated island in the Second Life on line virtual world. You may visit CoLab in the virtual world Second Life at any time. Regular weekly CoLab community organizing meetings are held on "NASA CoLab" island every Tuesday at 1pm Pacific Daylight Time. Archivist Llewellyn is the one in charge to organize different activities to share with the world. Director/Volunteer, Library and Archives at NASA CoLab in Second Life. First library in a synthetic immersive environment recognized by the Library of Congress.

Pionia has been there many times.. since this is one of the most important educational sims in SL. In this opportunity she had the chance to participate  in a conference that was taking place both in real life in Sl. The speaker was Dr. Tony O’Driscoll. Professor of the Practice at Duke University, co-author of Learning in 3D. The presentation name was: Learning in 3D: Adding a New Dimension to Enterprise Learning and Collaboration.

O'Driscoll highlighted how Virtual Immersive Environments can add value to enterprise learning and collaboration. He also shared nine case studies from early adopters who have applied this technology to improve organizational performance. Finally, he delved more deeply into a 3D learning design approach and set of archetypes that are core to creating a differentiated learning 3D learning experience.

Tony O'Driscoll is as a Professor of the Practice at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.
His current research focuses on how emerging technologies such as virtual worlds can rapidly disrupt existing industry structure and business models. You can keep up with Tony's musings on his popular "Learning Matters" blog at: “http://wadatripp.wordpress.com”

To listen to the same conference follow this link:  https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/event/description?instance_id=19528


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