VWBPE Program

All sessions of the VWBPE 2020 Conference are held in Second Life®. All times are in SLT (Pacific Time).
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Note: Daylight Saving Time

In most of the United States and Canada, Daylight Saving Time is in effect as of 8 March 2020. Is your location affected? Check this page to find out when (and if) Daylight Saving Time begins for you. The Spring/Fall time change occurs throughout March and April, if at all, depending upon your location.


Mar 20 @ 06:00 AM – 07:30 AM
The Science Circle: Open Education Worldwide @ The Science Circle
06:00 AM
The Science Circle (SC) provides immersive experiences focused on science (astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology), math, art, and current events (example: wildfires). Areas on and above the island are accessible via a teleport system and multi-lingual,[...]
Mar 26 @ 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Design for Difficulties and Disorienting Dilemmas @ VWBPE Lecture Area B
10:30 AM
Speakers: Kae Novak / Kavon Zenovka and Chris Luchs / Abacus Capalini The first phase of transformative learning (Mezirow, 1991) is a disorienting dilemma, yet when designing for education we often default to user design[...]
Mar 26 @ 03:00 PM – 04:30 PM
Workshop: Andragons 2020: What shape is your lesson? @ VWBPE Workshop Area A
03:00 PM
Speaker: William Krebs / AgileBill Firehawk So you want to teach in virtual reality. 3D immersive platforms offer creative ways to teach better. But how? How much creativity is enough, or too much? Join us[...]
Mar 28 @ 09:00 AM – 09:50 AM
You Don't Have To Go To Space for Effective PD! @ VWBPE Lecture Area A
09:00 AM
Speaker: Becky Adams / Elli Pinion, University of New Mexico I will share findings of my research with a small group of K-12 teachers who participated in an online professional development initiative. Issues regarding the[...]