This webinar is hosted in English
Advantages of an Open LMS: Tying the World to Moodle by Keith Landa @ SUNY Delhi moodle
Keith Landa is Director of Instructional Technology for Purchase College, where he oversees the Teaching, Learning, and Technology Center. His educational background includes a BS from Iowa State (Zoology), MS from UC San Diego (Neurosciences) and PhD from University of Michigan (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology). His research background was in developmental neurobiology, plant-herbivore interactions, insect life-history evolution and clonal plant population ecology. He's taught a wide range of biology, environmental studies, honors, first-year and other courses in his past faculty positions.
Doctor of Education
Matthew Poole aka Cyrus Hush
Matthew Poole is the Director of Online Academics at American National University in Roanoke, Virginia. He is working on a PhD in Education with a concentration in web-based learning, and regularly leads tours in Second Life of interesting new ideas and builds that might be of scientific, cultural, historic or artistic interest to educators.
WOW or SL: Things to Think about When Choosing a Virtual World for Teaching
My presentation will be a tour of Expedition Central and a discussion of possible applications of Second Life and/or Open Sim environments in education with either a YouTube video or slide show comparing the educational values of Second Life and World of Warcraft (which is almost done). SLURL to come.