WhyReef, Museums and Libraries

Description

Special RezEd Podcast Episode 35 – “Education across Virtual Worlds: A Case Study,” A conversation with Audrey Aronowsky of the Field Museum of Chicago. (WORLD) The thirty-fifth RezEd monthly podcast, produced by Global Kids.This episode is a live recording from the first RezEd Conference in conjunction with the Games, Learning, and Society Conference in Madison, Wisconsin, June 10-12, 2009.

Rezed Podcast on WhyReef, Museums and Libraries:

http://www.rezed.org/page/rezed-podcast-episode-35  

mp3, 73 minutes, 32 seconds.

0:00 – 0:28 Intro
0:29 – 12:55 Background and information on the Field Museum in Chicago
12:56 – 42:00 Examples of virtual worlds the Field Museum has used in an educational setting
12:56 – 15:51 Animal project in Kidscom.com
15:52 – 27:56 WhyReef in Whyville.net
27:57 – 41:45 I Dig Tanzania in collaboration with Global Kids in Teen Second Life
42:01 – 48:55 Similarities and differences between the three different projects and platforms
48:56 – 54:48 “Lessons Learned”
54:49 – 56:46 Using different platforms for different educational activities
56:47 – 1:03:34 How to adapt to changing uses of virtual platforms
1:03:35 – 1:06:10 Recruiting process for programs at the Museum
1:06:11 – 1:12:48 Surprises along the way
1:12:49 – 1:13:25 Thanks
1:13:26 – 1:13:32 Outro

 

Creator/Author(s)
RezEd
License

© 2009  Global Kids

Publication Date
Thursday, October 22, 2009