Exploring the 2018 Virtual Worlds MOOC #VWMOOC for the July 20th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us Friday, July 20th for the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life meeting will feature Dr. Nancy Zingrone, who is an organizer of this year’s Virtual World MOOC #VWMOOC18, along with Dr. Doris Molero, and Dr. Nellie Deutsch. The #VWMOOC is a free, month-long multi-platform virtual conference focusing on teaching and learning in virtual worlds, this year taking place August 1-31, 2018.
The theme of the current MOOC is “Connecting in Virtual Worlds. Communities of Practice” There are a plethora of communities in virtual worlds promoting education and learning through connecting online via web technologies such as Second Life. The MOOC will be connecting online for collaborative learning and teaching around the world through virtual worlds like Second Life, Minecraft, or OpenSim. The live presentations will include the speakers’ reflective process on teaching and learning in fully online and blended learning formats. VWMOOC18 is for educators, schools, and public and private businesses that wish to provide training in virtual worlds. Weekly badges and a final certificate of completion will be available for free. 
Join us in Second Life!
Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 
Friday, July 20th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT
Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 
AGENDA (all times below PT) 
  • 8:30 am Introductions & Updates
  • 8:45 am Mentors Central  – Gentle Heron, “Corporate Social Media Blunders”
  • 9:00 am Featured Discussion – VWMOOC
  • 9:50 am Open Mic
The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. http://nonprofitcommons.org

The Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is peer governed and funded! If you would like to help support NPC, you can donate via PayPal to donate@nonprofitcommons.com or send a donation in world to the avatar: NonprofitCommons Actor

Written by: Rhiannon Chatnoir