RezEd Podcasts

[RezEd Podcast] Episode 45 

RezEd Podcast Episode 45 - Discussion on this podcast and RezEd.org hub itself

(WORLD) The forty-fifth RezEd monthly podcast, produced by MediaSnackers with Global Kids.

What could be the final podcast of the series for RezEd—click play and found out why.

Show Notes:

  • 0.00—0:24 Intro
  • 0.25—1.02 introduction to the focus session with the Global Kids
  • 1.03—4.32 high and lows of RezEd
  • 4.33—6.27 evolving nature of the community
  • 6.28—8.20 role of the community
  • 8.21—8.54 thanks / outro
  • 8.55—09.36 in dialogue session talking with RezEd community members
  • 09.37—10.49 Jeremy Koester

[RezEd Podcast] Episode 44 

RezEd Podcast Episode 44 - Discussion with new platforms and tools for educators: SL Enterprise, Heritage Key, Edusim

(WORLD) The forty fourth RezEd monthly podcast, produced by MediaSnackers with Global Kids.

Terrence Cummings, Linden Lab

Terrence Cummings is a former consultant at McKinsey & Company, and helps to shape corporate strategy for Linden Lab.  This work includes analyzing potential partnership opportunities and customer acquisition efforts for organizations looking to develop solutions using the Second Life platform.  He focuses primarily on educational customers, and the organizational use of Second Life as an e-learning platform (http://www.secondlife.com).

Jon Himoff, Rezzable

[RezEd Podcast] Episode 43 

Special RezEd Podcast Episode 43 - James Paul Gee's Roundtable Lunch Discussion

(WORLD) The forty third  RezEd monthly podcast, produced by Global Kids. Professor James Paul Gee, Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor of Literacy Studies, Division of Curriculum and Instruction at the Mary Lou Fulton College of Education at Arizona State University, discusses assessment and opportunities for learning within gaming and virtual worlds.

Show Notes:

  • 0.00—0:35 Intro
  • 0:36 - 0:40 - Intro for Dr. James Paul Gee
  • 0:41 - 6:40 Design of VWs & examples of good, healthy virtual learning environments
  • 6:41 - 12:23Working with organizations from various sectors for using digital learning in schools

[RezEd Podcast] Episode 42 

RezEd Podcast Episode 42 - Metaplace and Forecasting the Future of Virtual Worlds

(WORLD) The forty-second RezEd monthly podcast, produced by Global Kids.

Raph Koster, President of Metaplace, and two practitioners discuss the advantages of using Metaplace within the classroom, and an In Focus with Nic Mitham of KZero, discussing their new report and presentation forecasting the future of virtual worlds.

Show Notes:

  • 0.00—0:26 Intro
  • 0.27—4:03 RezEd news with Amira and Rik from Global Kids (any news or events can be submitted here)
  • 4:04 - 10:35 Nic Mitham of KZero
  • 4:04 - 4:35 Intro

[RezEd Podcast] Episode 41 

Special RezEd Podcast Episode 41 - "Educational Uses of Virtual Worlds," A conversation with Robin Harper of Metaplace.

(WORLD) The forty-first 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.

Show Notes:

  • 0.00—0:39 Intro
  • 0:40—1:10 Intro and discussion about Prezi, a new presentation tool
  • 1:11—5:48 Robin Harper talks about her background
  • 5:49—14: 09 Robin discusses different aspects of Second Life
  • 14:10—20:24 Robin discusses different aspects of Metaplace
  • 20:25—22:38 Robin discusses different aspects of Frenzoo
  • 22:39—Two case studies, using Second Life and Metaplace, are given

[RezEd Podcast] Episode 40 

RezEd Podcast Episode 40 - Discussions on using WoW in Ed and the partnership of Whyville and Dell.

(WORLD) The fortieth RezEd monthly podcast, produced by MediaSnackers with Global Kids.

Discussions around using World of Warcraft in education with four users and details of a new commercial partnership between Dell and Whyville plus the usual news and events from the Rezed community.

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[RezEd Podcast] Episode 39 

Special RezEd Podcast Episode 39 - Youth Voices on Virtual Worlds

The thirty-ninth RezEd monthly podcast, produced by Global Kids.

In this episode, Shawna Rosenzweig [GK staff] speaks with three incarcerated youth who have worked with Second Life to complete the Dream It. Do It. Initiative and a high school student about her experience with Science in Second Life.

Show Notes:

  • 0.00—0:35 Intro
  • 0:36 - 13:20 Shawna Rosenzweig [GK staff] speaks with three incarcerated youth who have worked with Second Life to complete the Dream It. Do It. Initiative.
  • 13:21 - 19:25 Shawna Rosenzweig [GK staff] speaks with a high school student about her experience with Science in Second Life.

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[RezEd Podcast] Episode 38 

RezEd Podcast Episode 38 - A Discussion on Project Wonderland & a Quick Tour of Kidscom.com.

(WORLD) The thirty eighth RezEd monthly podcast, produced by MediaSnackers with Global Kids.

Featuring a discussion detailing the uses and background of Project Wonderland plus a quick tour of Kidscom.com.

[RezEd Podcast] Episode 37 

Special RezEd Podcast Episode 37 - "Taxonomy of Virtual Worlds" Interviews done by two GK Leaders who attended the event.

(WORLD) The thirty-seventh RezEd monthly podcast, produced by Global Kids.

This episode is a live recording from the Taxonomy of Virtual Worlds Workshop held in Philadelphia, PA on March 12 - 13, 2009. Two GK Leaders who attended the workshop interviewed various other participants about what they were doing at the workshop and their work in the Virtual Worlds field.

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[RezEd Podcast] Episode 36 

RezEd Podcast Episode 36 - Thomas Malaby, author of Making Virtual Worlds: Linden Lab and Second Life

(WORLD) The thirty fifth RezEd monthly podcast, produced by MediaSnackers with Global Kids.

Featuring Thomas Malaby, Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and author of Making Virtual Worlds: Linden Lab and Second Life, plus an 'In Dialogue' session with Lou Ann Phillips, the Virtual Worlds Coordinator of the National eXtension Initiative and Ron Festa, the Virtual Worlds Administrator at the Division of Continuous Education & Outreach at Rutgers University.