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Nanec 2010 at the Virtual Round Table Conference

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Well, That was fun! Pio finally presented at the Virtual Round Table Conference. This conference was supposed to be given with the company of Dolors Capdet, designer and creator of NANEC2010, but unfortunately personal matters didn't allow her to be with Pio. Pio tried to describe NANEC2010 from her point of view as one of its participants and collaborator. This is a summary of what NANEC is about:

Literacies and New Connective Environment
Rationale
New Technologies have changed the way we learn and socialize with each other. The web greatly facilitates the access to data and information but also generates some difficulties on finding what it could be or not of use for our inquiring.
Information has stopped from being written and asynchronous to become  visual and synchronous.
Contents have stopped from being lineal and authored to become fragmented and social.
Users have sopped being consumers of contents to become creators of contents.
As a result, the web is complex, dynamic and…

Virtual Round Table Conference 25-27 March 2011

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Well, Pio has been busy in both real life and SL. This time she's getting ready to participate in the Virtual Round Table Conference. She was kindly invited by the organizers to join them and present on one of her projects in SL. She'll be presenting about NANEC 2010/11. I'll take 30 minutes and Dolors Capdet, NANEC's creator will try to join her. Real life matters might have her busy there. Well, this is the program we got from Gwen.

Virtual Round Table Conference
25-27 March 2011

The Virtual Round Table Conference is a 3-day conference on language learning technologies and takes place both in Adobe ConnectPro (virtual classroom) and Second Life (virtual world).

The following sessions listed are the Second Life sessions. There are a total of 8 sessions taking place in SL and another 30 sessions in Adobe.

For all sessions please navigate to...

PROGRAM
http://www.virtual-round-table.com/page/program-2

SCHEDULE
http://www.virtual-round-table.com/events

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Tour to the British Council Isle in Second Life

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Tour to the British Council Isle in Second Life

URBE EFL Center in SL visited the British Council Isle. This is a wonderful Sim used for English language learning and teaching. We went on a quest... The Merlin Learning Quest for English language learners. 

The following video is an introduction to what students can do there. Graham Stanley aka Baldric Commons tells us about it. You can practice your English and learn more about the British Culture by visiting: Learn English


Date: Sunday, January 30, 2011
Time: 11:30 SLT... 2:00 PM Venezuelan Time

URBE EFL Center meeting point: http://slurl.com/secondlife/The%20Mist/213/86/21

Meeting in british Council Isle point: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/British%20Council%20Isle/230/127/39

Well, Pio looked up for  a litle info on the story behind the Quest:


Themes, events and characters of the Arthurian Legend
1. Arthur is a king of Britain who defeated the Saxons and established an empire over Britain, Ireland, Iceland, Norway and Gaul.
2.…