VWBPE 2012 Master Schedule

All times are Pacific Daylight-Savings Time (PDT) or SLT.

Thursday, March 15

Time Track Title Authors Location Live Transcribed
12:30 Social Conference Orientation Meet-and-Greet
 
Social Committee
 
VWBPE Social - -
13:00 Social Dragon Parade
 
Social Committee
 
VWBPE Social - -
14:00 Keynote Epic Win! Epic Fail!
 
Marianne Malmstrom
 
Central Auditorium Treet TV Yes
15:00 Keynote "Resistance is futile: making a case for virtual worlds"
 
Joe Essid
 
Central Auditorium Treet TV Yes
15:00 Social Swag Bag Give-Away
 
Social Committee
 
VWBPE Social - -
16:00 Social Official Welcome Reception
 
Social Committee
 
VWBPE Social Treet TV -
17:00 Keynote WoW in School: the Hero's Journey
 
Peggy Sheehy
Lucas Gillispie
 
Central Auditorium Treet TV Yes
18:00 Keynote Yes, We Do Want Those Stinkin' Badges! Personalized Learning in 3D GameLab.
 
Lisa Dawley
Chris Haskell
 
Central Auditorium Treet TV Yes
19:00 Posters Poster Exhibits
 
Multiple Authors
 
Poster Track - -
20:00 Best Practices Showcase Best Practices Presentation: 3D Virtual Worlds in K-12 (International) Schools
 
David Deeds
 
Central Auditorium Treet TV -
20:00 Best Practices Showcase Teaching Prejudice and Discrimination Using Second Life
 
Serene Tan
Rui Jun Lee
 
Rockcliffe Rotunda - -
20:00 Exploration of Virtual Worlds Going MAAD - The Growth and Educational Possibilities of Museums in Inworldz
 
Alicia Corts
Barbara Zanzig
Bill Spurlock
 
Exploration Tours - -
20:00 Exploration of Virtual Worlds Chinese Space Program Simulation
 
Scott Grant
 
Machinima Auditorium - -

Friday, March 16

Time Track Title Authors Location Live Transcribed
06:00 Theoretical & Research Papers Collaborative Learning, Cognitive Processes, Telerobotic Communication and Japan Recovery in Virtual Spaces
 
Michael Vallance
Stewart Martin
 
Central Auditorium Treet TV Yes
06:00 Games & Simulations Demonstration of a Virtual World English Lesson: The Cypris Chat English Learning Community
 
Mike McKay
 
Rockcliffe Rotunda - -
06:00 Keynote Tour WoW in School with Legacy Guild
 
Peggy Sheehy
 
Exploration Tours - -
07:00 Best Practices Showcase Business case-study analysis through cross-cultural online student collaboration, using a virtual world environment, to simulate the complexities of gathering and analyzing relevant background data.
 
Sabine Emad
Wade Halvorson
Leslie Bonjour
 
Central Auditorium Treet TV -
07:00 Best Practices Showcase Tech Stewarding in Second Life
 
Amber Judge
 
CAVE - -
08:00 Invited Speakers The Hypergrid is Ready for You Now
 
Maria Korolov
 
Central Auditorium Treet TV Yes
08:00 K-12 Humane Education Exercises in SL
 
Carl Icann
 
Rockcliffe Rotunda - -
08:00 Theoretical & Research Papers The Impact of Integrating a Virtual World into a Federally Mandated Digital Citizenship and Cyber Safety Unit on Student Achievement, Higher Order Thinking Skills, and Test Motivation
 
Amy Fox-Billig
 
CAVE - -
08:00 Exploration of Virtual Worlds A Tour of Calisto Encinal's Mi Casa Es Su Casa
 
James Abraham
 
Exploration Tours - -
08:00 Best Practices Showcase Using Arts Processes for Learning in Second Life
 
Niela Miller
 
VWBPE Workshop - -
09:00 Keynote How Immersion in Virtual and Augmented Worlds Helps Students in the Real World
 
Chris Dede
 
Central Auditorium Treet TV Yes
10:00 Best Practices Showcase Virtual Education Secrets At The Builders Brewery
 
DeAnn DuFaux
Sen Maximus
Auryn Beorn
Xavier Stockington
Supermius Maximus
 
Central Auditorium - -
10:00 Best Practices Showcase The Past, Present, and Future of Virtual World Education
 
Valerie Hill
 
CAVE - -
10:00 Keynote Tour Universal Design for Learning in VW
 
Blu Heron
 
HeathInfo Island - Yes
11:00 Keynote Interview with Pathfinder Lester
 
John Lester
 
Central Auditorium Treet TV Yes
11:00 Best Practices Showcase Teaching and learning in Second Life as Part of a Blended Approach:reflections and lessons learnt
 
Ridvan Ata
Sheila Webber
 
CAVE - -
11:00 Best Practices Showcase Interactive Base Number Sheets in a Virtual World
 
Rebecca Reiniger
D.Cooper Patterson
Anna-Marie Robertson
 
Machinima Auditorium - Yes
12:00 Theoretical & Research Papers Collaboration on Virtual Harmony: STEM Research on the Mars Geothermal, Nonlinear Game Design on Atlantis and Unity3D, and the Migration to MOSES
 
Cynthia Calongne
Andrew Stricker
 
Central Auditorium Treet TV -
12:00 Best Practices Showcase Introduction to Conscious Communication
 
Laurel Ley
Jon Fleming
 
Rockcliffe Rotunda - -
12:00 Best Practices Showcase Engaging Literature Students Through Role Play and Set Creation in a Virtual World
 
Rawlslyn Francis
 
CAVE - -
12:00 Social Social Island Exploration
 
Social Committee
 
VWBPE Social - -
13:00 Best Practices Showcase Cutting Through The Virtual Hype: Being Authentic is Being Epic
 
Phylis Johnson
 
Central Auditorium Treet TV Yes
13:00 Best Practices Showcase The Saga of UW Maya Island: Digital storytelling, context- and game-based learning in Virtual Worlds
 
Stylianos Mystakidis
 
CAVE - -
14:00 Best Practices Showcase A Cloud Topoanalysis Montage for Learning in Virtual and Cloud Computing Spaces
 
Cynthia Calongne
Andrew Stricker
Erven McGinnes III
Paul Tomaso
Shane Archiquette
Josue Martinez
 
Rockcliffe Rotunda - -
14:00 Exploration of Virtual Worlds Behind The Scenes Tour Of Builders Brewery
 
DeAnn DuFaux
Sen Maximus
Auryn Beorn
Xavier Stockington
Supermius Maximus
 
Building Brewery - -
14:00 Best Practices Showcase Use Open Sim and Second Life to Help Students Conquer 3Ds Max
 
Hsiao-Cheng Han
 
CAVE Treet TV -
14:00 Exploration of Virtual Worlds Tour of Maya 2012
 
Stylianos Mystakidis
 
Exploration Tours - -
15:00 Invited Speakers Using Mobile Devices for Community and Team-Building in the Classroom
 
Jackie Gerstein
 
Central Auditorium - Yes
15:00 Best Practices Showcase Experience in Applying Virtual Worlds to Training in a Business Environment
 
AgileBill Krebs
 
Rockcliffe Rotunda - -
15:00 Theoretical & Research Papers Advanced Technology Education: A Case for Uses of Virtual Reality in Teaching Human Services
 
Scott Anstadt
Ashley Burnette
Shannon Bradley
 
CAVE - -
15:00 Exploration of Virtual Worlds Exploring Science on the New World Grid
 
Peter Miller
 
Exploration Tours - -
15:00 Social Landmark Garden
 
Social Committee
 
VWBPE Social - -
16:00 Posters Poster Exhibits
 
Multiple Authors
 
Poster Track - -
16:30 Social First Question
 
Social Committee
 
VWBPE Social Treet TV -
17:00 Invited Speakers Gutenberg to Spielberg
 
Gord Holden
 
Central Auditorium - Yes
17:00 Games & Simulations First Responder Round Table Discussion
 
Patrick Thorkveld
 
Rockcliffe Rotunda - -
17:00 K-12 Uru in the classroom
 
William Schmachtenberg
 
CAVE - -
17:00 Exploration of Virtual Worlds Basics of Cloud Computing
 
Lyle Tompkins
 
Machinima Auditorium - -
18:00 Theoretical & Research Papers Space Makes You Bitter: The evolution of sandbox culture in Second Life and EVE Online
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John McKnight
 
Central Auditorium Treet TV -
18:00 Best Practices Showcase Choice and Play, Versus Structure in Supporting New SL Users
 
Nicole Miller
Justin Allison
Kui Xie
 
Rockcliffe Rotunda - -
18:00 Best Practices Showcase Tapping the Potential of Open Blended Courses in Virtual Worlds
 
Stylianos Mystakidis
 
CAVE - -
19:00 Exploration of Virtual Worlds EVE Online Tour

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John McKnight
 
Central Auditorium - -
19:00 Social Machinimaist's Ball
 
Social Committee
 
VWBPE Social - -
20:00 Machinima Machinima Track
 
Multiple Authors
 
Machinima Track - -

Saturday, March 17

Time Track Title Authors Location Live Transcribed
05:00 Social Shamrock Poker Run
 
Social Committee
 
VWBPE Social - -
05:30 Social Chai Tea and Morning Meditation
 
Social Committee
 
VWBPE Social - -
06:00 Invited Speakers Using Virtual Worlds as a Tool for Project-Based Learning
 
Sharon Bowers
 
Central Auditorium Treet TV Yes
06:00 Best Practices Showcase Machinima Demystified: The Experts Share Their Secrets
 
Odette Blanch (SL: Graycon Sonata)
Chantal Harvey
Bernard Drax
ThinkererSelby Evans
 
Building Brewery - -
06:00 Best Practices Showcase Practices in Rhetoric and Academic Use of Spanish Language
 
Montse Veyrat
 
CAVE - Yes
06:00 Exploration of Virtual Worlds Club Penguin Tour
 
Edith Halderman
 
Exploration Tours - -
07:00 Speaker Tours Active Worlds: Tour of NIAUniverse
 
Sharon Bowers
 
Central Auditorium Treet TV -
07:00 Posters Poster Exhibits
 
Multiple Authors
 
Poster Track - -
08:00 Best Practices Showcase Pedagogical Learning Technology Products and Content
 
Gentle Heron
 
Central Auditorium Treet TV Yes
08:00 Best Practices Showcase One Big Soup
 
Muze Ackland
 
Rockcliffe Rotunda - -
08:00 Games & Simulations One School's Approach to Vocational Transition: Gaming
 
Kim Flack
Dave Flack
 
Building Brewery - -
08:00 Best Practices Showcase A Panel On: The Rejuvenation of STEM "Cells" By Avatars
 
Veronica Pistoia
 
CAVE - -
08:00 Best Practices Showcase Building Educational Assets Within Virtual Worlds
 
Roxanne De Leon
 
VWBPE Workshop - -
08:00 Best Practices Showcase Session 1: Learning numbers: Intro to subQuan (pre-K & up)
 
Rebecca Reiniger
D.Cooper Patterson
Anna-Marie Robertson
 
Machinima Auditorium - -
09:00 Keynote Massively Minecraft
 
JoKay Wollongong
 
Central Auditorium Treet TV Yes
09:00 Best Practices Showcase Cocoon Lives Again Virtually: Epic Dreams of The Golden Years
 
Phylis Johnson
 
Rockcliffe Rotunda - -
09:00 Best Practices Showcase Popularisation and Outreach of Science in the Italian Second Life Community - Best Practices
 
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Talete Flanagan
Giovanna Giovanna Delphin
Loris Talon
 
CAVE - -
09:00 Exploration of Virtual Worlds Taking a proactive approach to virtual campus tours - 3D Virtual Campus Tours
 
Andrew Hughes
 
Exploration Tours - -
09:00 Best Practices Showcase Session 2: Application of subQuan to Algebra (4th Grade & up)
 
Rebecca Reiniger
D.Cooper Patterson
Anna-Marie Robertson
 
Machinima Auditorium - Yes
10:00 Invited Speakers Representing Latino Cultural Heritage in the Age of the Social Web
 
Melissa Carrillo
 
Central Auditorium Treet TV Yes
10:00 Best Practices Showcase Be Epic: learn how to make machinimas from scratch in five weeks.
 
Angela Rizzo
 
Building Brewery - -
10:00 K-12 Virtual Treasure Hunting: Teen Girl's Game-Making in OpenSim
 
Christine Liao
 
CAVE - -
10:00 Social The Amazing Maze
 
Social Committee
 
VWBPE Social - -
10:00 Best Practices Showcase Session 3: subQuan to Polynomial Derivation and beyond... (9th Grade - HigherEd)
 
Rebecca Reiniger
D.Cooper Patterson
Anna-Marie Robertson
 
Machinima Auditorium - Yes
11:00 Best Practices Showcase Massively Open Online ... Virtual Worlds, Games and Education
 
Kavon Zenovka
Karla Schorzman
Stasia Weston
Tanya Smedley
Cat Flippen
Chris Luchs
Alysyn Middleton
 
Central Auditorium Treet TV -
11:00 Exploration of Virtual Worlds Smithsonian Latino Virtual Museum (LVM) Tour
 
Melissa Carrillo
 
Exploration Tours - -
11:00 Games & Simulations Enhancing a Scavenger Hunt Game to Increase Student SL Skills and Content Knowledge
 
Wendy Keeney-Kennicutt
 
VWBPE Workshop - -
12:00 Keynote A Brainstorm on Games and Simulations in Teacher Education
 
David Gibson
 
Central Auditorium Treet TV Yes
13:00 Best Practices Showcase Theorycraft: Quantitative Analysis in World of Warcraft
 
Abacus Capalini
Michael Liucci
Kavon Zenovka
 
Central Auditorium - -
13:00 Exploration of Virtual Worlds The Four Bridges Project - A Virtual Sustainable Community
 
Amy Cross
 
CAVE - Yes
13:00 Keynote Tour Massively Minecraft Tour
 
JoKay Wollongong
 
Exploration Tours - -
13:00 Games & Simulations The SLAM system: learning languages through your avatar
 
Darren Green
 
VWBPE Workshop - -
13:00 Best Practices Showcase MachinEVO
 
Heike Philp
 
Machinima Auditorium Treet TV -
14:00 Games & Simulations Approaching Training For Generations Entering The Workforce
 
Andrew Hughes
 
Rockcliffe Rotunda - -
14:00 Best Practices Showcase Virtual World Residency
 
Randy Hienrichs
 
Building Brewery - Yes
14:00 Best Practices Showcase Life on an Epic Scale
 
Peter Miller
 
CAVE - -
14:00 Machinima The Storyboard: Conceptualizing Your Machinima Idea as a Storybook
 
Phylis Johnson
 
Machinima Auditorium - -
15:00 Best Practices Showcase VWBPE Pre-Awards Show: The Art of Micro-Story from Tweet to Machinima
 
Fourworlds ra
 
Central Auditorium Treet TV -
15:00 Social Champagne Reception Pre-Awards
 
Social Committee
 
VWBPE Social - -
16:00 Keynote VWBPE AWARDS SHOW
 
Social Committee
 
Central Auditorium Treet TV Yes
18:00 Social EPIC Concert
 
Social Committee
 
VWBPE Social Treet TV -
19:00 Social Fireworks & Dancing
 
Social Committee
 
VWBPE Social - -
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