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    Further Reading
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    worlds - LeaningLearning in a
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    Dean Groom
    Emergence of virtual worlds
    Learning in the metaverse
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Monday, May 7

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    See also Testing speeds
    iliveis - my ping-a-ling
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    Recommendations for possible Guidelines/Standards
    Design learning activities to suit available bandwidth.
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Saturday, May 5

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    Research: Assessment
    Assessment: Capturing Evidence
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    outlined below.
    Before considering these it is worth being clear about learning purposes and desired outcomes.
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    and challenges.
    See Transforming Assessment - Rethinking assessment in a participatory digital world - Assessment 2.0 and Examples
    Second Life
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    Chat Bubbles may be a useful feature - see Video: Chat bubbles
    Screenshots
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    record screenshots.
    If uploading screenshots to blogs or ePortfolios it is worth knowing how to crop and resize them. Picture Manager does this easily for Windows users (on screenshot in folder right-mouse-click --> Open With --> Picture Manager )
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    User Interface switches for recording video (machinima) (may vary in different viewers)
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    Interface (UI): CTRL + SHIFT + U or CTRL +
    Heads Up Displays (HUDs): SHIFT + ALT + H
    Video sizes and editing
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Wednesday, April 25

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    See also Testing speeds
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    bandwidthvirus removal service
    Recommendations for possible Guidelines/Standards
    Design learning activities to suit available bandwidth.
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    hardware requirements - see Second Life - System Requirements
    the time of day and other demands on a network
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    few running.
    Sometimes the use of virtual worlds isn't considered possible in an educational institution because required Data volumes are thought to be very high however this is often over-estimated for students engaged in learning tasks at one location in a virtual world.
    Access using a USB broadband wireless modem is a viable possibility provided the above options for reducing required bandwidth are observed.
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    Ping times above 300msec are not necessarily a problem if they don't persist.
    Server indicator may be red for Reaction Grid but that is not necessarily a problem.
    Videos:
    Learn the Lag Meter - Second Life
    Second Life: How to easily boost viewer performance
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    Bandwidth used will rise after a teleport and will then reduce as the scene appears.
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    network issues.
    See also Testing speeds
    iliveis - my ping-a-ling
    bandwidth
    Recommendations for possible Guidelines/Standards
    Design learning activities to suit available bandwidth.
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  3. page Research - USB OpenSim Multi-user edited ... Multi-User Sim-On-A-Stick: General instructions for configuring Sim-on-a-stick for multiple u…
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    Multi-User Sim-On-A-Stick:
    General instructions for configuring Sim-on-a-stick for multiple users inside a firewall.
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    OAR files: (This issue has been fixed for SOAS 0.73)
    Some OAR files such as those at LindaKellie.com have assets over 1MB in size. To successfully load these the SQL database 'maximum allowed packet' size which by default is 1MB needs to be increased. (Source: Bugs section on page http://opensimulator.org/wiki/Inventory_Archives )
    Edit the 'SERVER SECTION' of the my.ini file in the mysqlfolder to include max_allowed_packet = 16M
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