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jonsakoda of NEA : investment opps in education b/c of virtual classrooms, democratization of content (e.g., WordPressdotCom launches templates designed for city gvts; include event calendars & common starter content - Make WordPress.com Your City’s Virtual Home .

After Frustrations in Second Life, Colleges Look to New Virtual Worlds - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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After Frustrations in Second Life, Colleges Look to New Virtual Worlds - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education: "Some colleges that have built virtual classrooms in Second Life—the online environment where people walk around as avatars in a cartoonlike world—have started looking for an exit strategy.".

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Just want to get crackin' - part 2

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Maybe you want to set up a virtual classroom so your participants nationwide can interact in between actual sessions. In this post yesterday I talked about the first of two useful - and FREE - e-books that can help associations get started on developing their customer service driven strategies within the world of social media. The second e-book is Learning 2.0 for Associations by Jeff Cobb. (I

What are Learning Platforms? | Idealware

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They offered an online virtual classroom where folks with permissions to the class could join the group, and sign up for recorded and live webinar presentations. Skip to Main Content Area Helping Nonprofits Make Smart Software Decisions Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About What are Learning Platforms?