Barbara Truman, 1962-2021

Barbara Truman, 1962-2021 It is with great sadness we share that one of our own Thinkerer Award recipients, Dr. Barbara Truman (sl: Delightful Doowangle), has passed. Barbara was a campus activist who became a virtual world champion. She dreamt of being a virtual...
We Need Your Insight: Using Second Life for Education

We Need Your Insight: Using Second Life for Education

Rockcliffe University Consortium is collaborating with the Linden Lab Research Team and the Virtual Worlds Education Consortium to gather data in order to suggest product enhancements & new features which will benefit both instructors and students. We would like...
A Final Reconnaissance Experience – and More

A Final Reconnaissance Experience – and More

Missing the Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference Already? It’s not all gone yet! Come – experience, hunt, explore and play! We encourage you to visit the VWBPE conference regions and explore. We look forward to seeing you next year! We...
There’s More After the Conference: Immersive Experiences

There’s More After the Conference: Immersive Experiences

VWBPE 2021 Reconnaissance Immersive Experiences A highlight of the Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education conference are the Immersive Experiences offered in the weeks before and after the conference presentation days. The VWBPE 2021 Immersive Experiences showcase...
VWBPE Announces 2021 Thinkerer Award Winner

VWBPE Announces 2021 Thinkerer Award Winner

The VWBPE Thinkerer Award In 2014, the Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Organizational Committee instituted a new personal achievement award to recognize an individual who has provided outstanding service to both the field of education and the virtual world...
Welcome to the Main Event

Welcome to the Main Event

Reconnaissance is the subtle art of exploring areas outside of our expertise that may be unfriendly to our current outlook or world view. Before this pandemic, the idea of a telecommuting economy seemed more like a dystopian fantasy than it would be applied to every...