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Services for language educators

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Services for language educators


Services for language educators include free as well as fee-based services to support language educators in their daily practise inworld. Free services include holodecks, teacher meetings and participation at events and conferences. Fee-based services include the renting of shops, offices, student quaters, business barn and the hosting of groups of language learners, seminars, business meetings, exhibitions and events including 1st and 2nd level support.

1) Holodecks with more than 40 settings for teaching and learning activities
When teachers bring a group of students they can rezz a number of scenes from a holodeck centered in the sandbox.
To be able to rezz scenes rather than going to places benefits the teachers greatly because they do not run the risk of losing students on the way.

There are a total of 40 scenes available and include for example ...

Seating and meeting settings
- open air lecture seating
- mega temple
- Greek temple
- Roman hall
- conference area

- library
- pyramid with mummy
- aquarium
- bus stop
- farm with animals
- restaurant
- dining hall
- library
- restaurant

- village square
- hunter's block house
- forest seating

- Winter globe
- Ice-skating
- Halloween graveyard

Fun and entertainment
- jazz club
- swimmingpool
- star trek
- moon station

Panocubes are large scenic areas with pictures on walls simulating a scene such as
- desert
- on the moon
- inside a church
- park

2) Best practise teachers meetings and events
Every first Friday of the month and every third Wednesday of the month, there are teacher meetings to discuss best practise. Person in charge is Zeynep Onat-Stelma [Zeynep ], zeynep.onat-stelma[at]manchester.ac.uk.Upcoming events are mentioned in this wiki under [link] Noteworthy here is the EVO sessions VILLAGE in January/ February 2011

3) Venues to rent (fee-based service)
- Open space for custom builds on EduNation I
- A choice of housing on EduNation III
- Tropical seaside resorts on EduNation II

4) 1st and 2nd level support and student check-ins for classes and hosted events (fee-based service)
This support is a fee-based service if you wish to conduct an inworld conference, a business meeting or an event.
Do you want to make sure that technology works and learners or presenters are prepared, then you can rely on our experienced support team.


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