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VWBPE 10th Annual Conference – March 29 – April 1, 2017

For Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education’s tenth anniversary, we bring you a new element in our conference program. Educators from all disciplines and levels are invited to participate in the Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Science Fair. If you are interested in including an immersive project as part of your curriculum this coming fall, consider showcasing it with us. In this instance, the term “science” encompasses a body of knowledge, whose systems, concepts, or major paradigms can…

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Volunteers Opportunities

Volunteer with us. Volunteers at Rockcliffe have opportunities to expand their horizons. Maybe you enjoy doing what you do now and want to do more of it. Maybe you want to do something different. Maybe you want to be a part of a rapidly growing organization that is global in scope but still feels like family. We have numerous of opportunities available. Research Assistants Social Media Specialists Wiki Editors See https://urockcliffe.com/support/volunteer/ for more information

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Rockcliffe R&D Center

In 2013, Rockcliffe introduced the Center for Sustainable Technologies to the Rockcliffe Second Life and OpenSim Campuses. These centers serve two purposes. The first is to engage and encourage a dialogue about issues of conservation, awareness, research, and technologies that have an opportunity to reshape the economic future of society. The second is to provide a play ground to prototype virtual the way in which those technologies can be used to tackle real world situations. See https://erdests.com/research/ for more information

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Voluntary Carbon Offsets (VCOs)

The average person in North America is responsible for up to 20 tonnes of CO2 produced annually, not including special purpose travel such as air flights, cruises, or other recreational activities. You can help offset your carbon emissions by helping to support one of the carbon neutralizing projects that Rockcliffe invests in as part of our commitment to a greener planet. See https://erdests.com/products/ for more details

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New Frontiers in Aging

How to Use Virtual Worlds for Lifelong Brain Health Professional Development Date Course Starts:  July 25, 2016 Date Course Ends:  August 29, 2016 Length:  5 weeks Meeting Dates and Times:  Individual Meetings with Instructor TBD Tool Used for Meetings:  Moodle and Second Life Cost: Free to Rockcliffe Members Rockcliffe Membership Requirements: Currently in Alpha Testing. Instructor: Lynne Berrett (avatar LissenaWisdomseeker Resident in Second Life for this course) Course Description The purpose of this course is to introduce learners to an…

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Agile Farms I – Require Quality

Professional Development Date Course Starts:  July 21, 2016 Date Course Ends:  August 25, 2016 Length:  Five Weeks Meeting Dates and Times:  Thursdays, 5:30 PM Pacific, 8:30 PM Eastern Tool Used for Meetings:  Google Chrome, Sococo, Minecraft Cost: $56 Instructor: AgileBill Krebs Course Description This course helps your projects succeed by using techniques from the Scrum agile method to understand your customer’s needs.

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