Mark Your Calendars – April Events

Since April is ONLY two days away, I thought I’d better post our line-up so you can schedule some time in-world and make an necessary arrangements.  Keep in mind that we’ve always got things popping up, so be sure to check back in to see if anything has been added.

DATE:  April 2, 2008

TIME: 5:00 p.m. SLT (8:00 p.m.  EST)

WORKSHOP: Newbie 101

PRESENTER: Lor Fredriksson and Laelia Laval

This is a workshop for new arrivals in S/L.  We will look over the menu functions, Search, Inventory, Maps.  We will take a look at editing your avatars appearance.  We will also share some landmarks and helpful hints for getting involved in S/L.  The presenter will use voice.   Please arrive 15 minutes early if you would like some help setting up and testing voice before the session begins. (AND DON’T FORGET TO CHECK OUT THE PREVIOUS POST WHERE I SHARED SOME FABULOUS VIDEOS FROM TORLEY LINDEN ON USING VOICE.)  If interested there may be a shopping trip at the end.


DATE:  April 9, 2008

TIME: 5:00 p.m. SLT (8:00 p.m.  EST)

WORKSHOP: Inside Moodle

PRESENTER: Cal  Kjeller

DESCRIPTION: Are you still not sure whether that Course Management System everyone is talking about is called Moodle or Noodle? If so, then this presentation is just for you!


DATE:  April 16, 2008

TIME: 5:00 p.m. SLT (8:00 p.m.  EST)

WORKSHOP: PhotoStory – Making Movies

PRESENTER: JuliaAnn Mills

DESCRIPTION: Learn about Photo Story – a free software tool from Microsoft.  This presentation is a spin-off from RL Joe Brennan’s January session on Makin’ Movies.  We will focus on how to put together a movie using digital images, adding audio, background music, and text.  We will also view a finished movie that was converted to a QuickTime movie for viewing on a media player in Second Life to use for professional development.


DATE:  April 23, 2008

TIME: 5:00 p.m. SLT (8:00 p.m.  EST)

WORKSHOP: Work With Me Here!

PRESENTER: Celestia Cazalet

DESCRIPTION: VoiceThread is a free Web 2.0 tool with so many uses. Join us for this workshop where we will discover how to use it in our classroom, in our personal learning network, and in our personal lives. Experienced and inexperienced VT users are welcome, as Celestia will hold to her usual style and welcome audience members to share their tips and ideas!


DATE:  April 30, 2008

TIME: 5:00 p.m. SLT (8:00 p.m.  EST)

WORKSHOP: Get Creative with Images! Online Photo Editing for Education and Fun!

PRESENTER: Geekie Kidd

DESCRIPTION: Geekie will share ideas for editing, annotating and/or enhancing digital photos — either from your camera, or from the thousands of images available at Discovery Streaming! We will explore free web tools such as Flickr Toys, Picnik, Phixr, and Scrapblog.

Looking forward to seeing you in-world!


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