Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

I wanted to follow-up 19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences with some additional resources that relate to this topic. There is also an interesting effect that people who are not attending still hear quite a bit about the conference and have some level of tangential participation. Kapp Notes , March 15, 2010 Terrence Linden discussing the new Second Life browser at VWBPE conference.

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I Have Seen the Future of Conferences.and it is 3D!

Kapp Notes

Terrence Linden discussing the new Second Life browser at VWBPE conference. I was in a session with Terrence Linden (SL) that had over 70 attendees and the session that Tony O'Driscoll (RL) and I conducted had about that many attendees as well.

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Second Life Happenings: CEO Steps Down (again)

Kapp Notes

Yesterday, Philip Linden (AKA: Philip Rosedale ) stepped down as CEO of Linden Labs (yes again). Bob will lead Linden Lab while we conduct the search. He said many longtime Second Life users are angry at the recent decisions by the company that runs the service, Linden Lab.

Learning in 3D Summer 2009: Class Five

Kapp Notes

Visit Hillary Mason's AutoScript page to create your own Second Life scripts without having to know anything about the Linden Scripting Language. Also, check out this particle generation script at Particles-LSL-Generator so you can create your own particle effects.

Using Virtual Worlds in the Conspiracy to Create an ah-ha Moment

Kapp Notes

If you want to gain a glimpse into an effective and exciting way to provide context, experience and learning, this is the place you should check out. Abbott Bundy with his backpack and walking stick ready to embark on a story quest with his guides.

Second Life.Its Synchronous

Kapp Notes

Although Linden Labs disputs that finding. Second Life has come under a lot of attack recently because "it's empty." One especially hard hitting article How Madison Avenue Is Wasting Millions on a Deserted Second Life complained that "there's the question of what people do when they get there. Once you put in several hours flailing around learning how to function in Second Life, there isn't much to do."

Embedding social learning into texts and enterprise software

Jay Cross

He ran Michael Milken’s Knowledge Universe Interactive Studio before he became VP, Platform & Technology for Second Life at Linden Labs. Two kids per computer make for a more effective learning experience. Learning is social. Business is social. People are social. So why are so many of the forays into learning technology anti-social? Friday afternoon I had a delightful conversation with a kindred spirit, Joe Miller.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace

Learning Visions

If SL has this effect on other women, then it wont be the most effective place to send female employees as part of an elearning experience. However, ideas taken from Second Life, minus the cultural trappings, could be effective. Its especially interesting to us in Brighton as Linden Labs are opening a development office here! First, Linden Labs itself says the majority of SL users are male.

LearnTrends: Backchannel

Jay Cross

leslie lannan: @littleasklab Linden Labs new HR platform for 3D and whuffie points has some big implications for performance reviews. Moderator (Clark Quinn): ie what's the smallest thing we can do to get them effective.