This webinar is hosted in English
Experiences of implementing Moodle at University of Guyana with Dr. Ramesh Sharma
Ramesh C Sharma, PhD (Educational Technology) specializes in Web 2.0 technologies and on-line learning. He is the co-Editor of 'Asian Journal of Distance Education', (www.ASIANJDE.org). He has co-edited books "Interactive Multimedia in Education and Training" and “Cases on Global E-Learning Practices: Successes and Pitfalls” (IGI-Global, USA). He is also an Advisory Board Member and author for the "Encyclopedia of Distance Learning" (IGI-Global, USA). Currently he is working as Director, Institute of Distance and Continuing Education, University of Guyana, Guyana (South America).
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.