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voyager
Singapore
my research interests are the pedagogical affordances of virtual environments and virtual worlds
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a very warm welcome to all visitors browsing by from Hamlet Au's (RL: Wagner James Au's) New World Notes blog :-) i've been following Hamlet's blog since at least 2007, when he was (back then) by his own description, Second... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at voyeurism
i am happy and humbled to share that the Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education has afforded my team and i the opportunity to speak about the Socially Responsible Behaviour through Embodied Thinking (SORBET) Project, as part of their ongoing... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2020 at voyeurism
our team has just received news that An introduction to the Socially Responsible Behaviour through Embodied Thinking (SORBET) Project as a response to COVID-19 has been accepted as part of a pre-conference workshop within the 28th International Conference on Computers... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2020 at voyeurism
further to my post four months’ ago, my team and i are really happy and privileged to welcome four college students to our projects offered under NTU’s Undergraduate Research Experience on Campus (URECA) programme for the Academic Year 2020 /... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2020 at voyeurism
i am happy and humbled to share that the Office of Education Research, National Institute of Education, has afforded my team and i an opportunity to speak about the Socially Responsible Behaviour through Embodied Thinking (SORBET) Project, as part of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2020 at voyeurism
further to my post from six and half months' ago, my team and i are really happy and privileged to welcome a Masters student to our project associated with the grant we were awarded on Designing for greater authenticity in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2020 at voyeurism
i am very happy and humbled to share that our team has been given an opportunity to share the Socially Responsible Behaviour through Embodied Thinking (SORBET) Project at this year's GeekcampSG. as the name suggests, GeekcampSG is a community tech... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2020 at voyeurism
my friend Hajime Nishimura (Second Life: Yan Lauria) and i have been curating the Abyss Observatory at Farwell for about seven years now. on the 24th of this month, a webinar on Coastal Ecosystem and Management will be held, and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2020 at voyeurism
about four months' ago, i shared that the General Elective my team offers undergraduates of the Nanyang Technological University was featured in the annual publication of the National Institute of Education (NIE). the physical copies of this year's issue are... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2020 at voyeurism
Nolite super foenum ambulare, read the sign. It caused me to do a double-take, more than thirty years’ ago, at a certain Cambridge college. My rudimentary Latin, with the added situational context of the sign itself, helped me to deduce... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2020 at voyeurism
The Socially Responsible Behaviour through Embodied Thinking (SORBET) Project was first conceptualised about four months' ago, and today saw the very first enaction of the project among its target audience of schoolchildren :-) our team is very grateful to Dr... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2020 at voyeurism
our team would like to express our deep gratitude and appreciation to officers from SSOE Central Desktop Operations, NCS Private Limited, and those from GovTech Singapore based within the Ministry of Education's Information Technology Division, for investing time and effort... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2020 at voyeurism
the celebratory regions commemorating the seventeenth anniversary of Second Life (SL17B) are due to close in two days' time. i am happy to share that the exhibit representing the Socially Responsible Behaviour through Embodied Thinking (SORBET) Project will continue to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2020 at voyeurism
from the 21st of April till the 25th of May, the EdTech Hub launched a Call for ideas for EdTech responses to coronavirus (COVID-19). the timing was truly God's provision, because it coincided with my team's development of the Socially... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2020 at voyeurism
Kurt Squire delivers a plenary at iLRN 2020 :-) Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2020 at voyeurism
Prof Carolina Cruz-Neira has just delivered a brilliant Opening Keynote at the 6th International Conference of the Immersive Learning Research Network (iLRN 2020). she spoke with authority, with clarity, and with integrity. it was an absolute treat and tremendous privilege... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2020 at voyeurism
the welcome address to participants of the 6th International Conference of the Immersive Learning Research Network (iLRN 2020) has just ended :-) we were welcomed by Mark J W Lee, Jonathon Richter, and Chris Dede. there were about 130 of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2020 at voyeurism
as i shared yesterday, our team's presence at the 6th conference of the Immersive Learning Research Network (iLRN 2020) includes a poster booth, which i will be manning at 11 am Singapore on the 24th and 25th of June. the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2020 at voyeurism
since the Socially Responsible Behaviour through Embodied Thinking (SORBET) Project has a presence in both the conference of the Immersive Learning Research Network (iLRN 2020) and the seventeenth anniversary of Second Life (SL17B) - both of which are concurrent this... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2020 at voyeurism
the Donut Bench was the very first object i designed with deliberate thought and care in Second Life. i love that such is the potential of 3D worlds that i am able to continue to find new contexts for its... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2020 at voyeurism
this coming week is absolutely huge for anyone connected to virtual worlds. first, the seventeenth annual celebrations of the anniversary of Second Life (SL17B) have just started, and will continue through the 10th of July. second, the Immersive Learning Research... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2020 at voyeurism
in six hours' time, the exhibits built by residents from across Second Life to commemorate the seventeenth anniversary of the main grid coming out of beta (SL17B) will be open to the general public :-) SL17B runs till the 10th... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2020 at voyeurism
The SORBET Project: A COVID-19 Response at SL17B SORBET is an acronym for Socially Responsible Behavior through Embodied Thinking. The SORBET Project is a learning activity in response to the changing settings of learning in the context of COVID-19. The... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2020 at voyeurism
last month, i shared that the Socially Responsible Behaviour through Embodied Thinking (SORBET) Project has been chosen to be featured in the Project Showcase of this year's conference of the Immersive Learning Research Network (iLRN). iLRN 2020 runs from the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2020 at voyeurism
i am happy and humbled to share that the Office of Education Research, National Institute of Education, has afforded my team and i an opportunity to speak about the Socially Responsible Behaviour through Embodied Thinking (SORBET) Project, under the auspices... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2020 at voyeurism