These services include tutoring by peer and master tutors, computer labs, success workshops, academic coaching, early alerts from your instructors and areas for individual or group study at numerous locations. The ASC also provides Supplemental Instruction in some of our general education classes and the Center is also responsible for Academic Progress Reporting so that you will be award of your academic standing during the 5th-6th week of the semester.
Brainstorming across different virtual spaces and channels, including Metaverse, OpenSim, Sametime, Web. Boost productivity by generating, categorizing, and capturing ideas. Generate solutions without limitations of physical spaces and time. Data mining with persisted ideas.
AW provides both hosted and stand-alone solutions with scalability claims of up to 65, simultaneous users.
The client environment is modeled after the Web browser concept, with many familiar controls to help offset the learning curve of the virtual world experience. AW allows user-created content to be imported from industry standard modeling tools. It comes with VoIP support, native media display capabilities, Web browser integration, and customizable avatars.
The scripting capabilities of AW allow for animation, sound, event and bot creation, synchronization, and control. Net, and Ruby, with a Java implementation in the works. The SDK provides the ability for much better back end interactions using scripts and events triggered in AW.
You can relatively quickly create a fully immersed experience with customized actions, bots, and hooks into the enterprise service infrastructure. This capability has been used to create plug-ins, such as one for uploading and displaying presentations in world.
AW is an appealing platform for generating virtual spaces based on specific events and scenarios. Content can easily be imported, controlled, and hooked into the enterprise. It also has a one-time pay structure, and high scalability.
Greater China Group G Graduation View image at full size By using AW, their meeting was more cost effective, allowed broader participation, and had features and activities that may be prohibitive in the real world. AW was also used by IBM Human Resources to host a four-day Learning Summit to reach out to learning professionals within IBM to discuss application of virtual social worlds in the education and training industry.
Over attendees used a combination of virtual worlds and wikis to communicate. They captured and shared their thoughts and ideas about corporate learning, grades K, and higher education industries. It includes out-of-the-box virtual meeting spaces, voice integration, video and audio streaming, machinima recording, content creation capabilities such as a scene editor, and predefined inventory with clothing, furniture, and other objects.
In the avatar profile you can enter more information about your avatar, including links to Web-based profile pages. Combined with spatially accurate voice integration, avatars help make the in-world experience more real and personable.
OLIVE makes collaboration easier with desktop sharing using a shared screen object. It can also share a Power Point presentation as an application. You can enter presentation mode in full screen and run it as-is with animations and transitions, all while being in the OLIVE client and participating in-world.
Another virtual collaboration feature is the ability to play streamed video from a Windows Media server.Since , CELLS alive! has provided students with a learning resource for cell biology, microbiology, immunology, and microscopy through the use of mobile-friendly interactive animations, video, puzzles, quizzes and study aids.
Introduction. The Sims 2 is a very popular sequel to the well loved game, The Sims. It is programmed to authentically replicate life as we know it by allowing you to live a .
Second Life is where IBM's use of virtual worlds first evolved in early Second Life shares several key philosophies with Web , such as built-in social networking capabilities through the .
adjective. being such in power, force, or effect, though not actually or expressly such: a virtual dependence on charity. Optics.. noting an image formed by the apparent convergence of rays geometrically, but not actually, prolonged, as the image formed by a mirror (opposed to real).; noting a focus of a system forming virtual images.
Introduction to Virtual Reality is the first course in the Virtual Reality Specialisation. A learner with no previous experience in Virtual Reality and/or game programming will be able to evaluate existing VR applications, and design, test, and implement their own VR experiences/games using Unity by the end of the specialisation.
Introduction "Daddy is saying `Holy moly!' to his computer again!" Those words have become a family code for the way my virtual community has infiltrated our real world.