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Alternative Existence in Parallel Worlds

By Zack Lee posted on January 30, 2007

Right now on the web the most rapid growth, the most innovation, and the most buzz concerns the emergence of three-dimensional immersive environments for online activity.
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Tag This! How UBC Researchers are Merging Blogs, Bookmarking, and More for Learning and Community Building

By Krista Charbonneau posted on October 30, 2006

Blogs, tagging, online identities, social bookmarking - these social software practices are hot technology trends with millions of people flocking to web sites like myspace.com, flickr.com and del.icio.us. Now UBC researchers David Vogt and Lee Iverson are looking at ways to bring these types of software together under one umbrella.
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Powered by Students: How a Student-Led Pilot Project Re-Creates Ancient Worlds with Modern Technology

By Krista Charbonneau posted on August 2, 2005

UBC students led a pilot project that used virtual models of Ancient Greek architecture to show what life might have been like in Athens in fifth century B.C. They re-created their own 3-D models of buildings in the Acropolis and the Agora based on their own research, using the same kind of technology used to create popular 3-D video games.
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The Blogging Curve: Possibilities for Integrating Weblogs in the Classroom

By Krista Charbonneau posted on June 21, 2005

Blogs can be used in a range of ways, from a tool to manage course information, demonstrating professional tools and increasing student ownership in the classroom, to meeting learning objectives, Simon Neame, an adjunct instructor with UBC's School of Library, Archival and Information Studies (SLAIS) has discovered.
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How Can Smaller Faculties Use Video-Conferencing to Increase Teaching and Learning Opportunities for Students and Faculty?

By Krista Charbonneau posted on March 14, 2005

Sandra Schinnerl, Associate Director at UBC's Faculty of Forestry and her team faced 2 key challenges when they decided to use video-conferencing as a means of increasing course offerings and learning opportunities for graduate students. Find out about their approach, advice, and tips and resources on video-conferencing.
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