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#jiscel10 -Have a Go- Live sessions in pre reading week

November 3, 2010 by Robin Englebright   

I Thought it was worth flagging up the list of Live sessions in the Online Conference pre-reading


On Wednesday the 17th from 9.30am to 10.30am in the JISC presentation room there is a drop in Elluminate session offering informal help and advice for delegates on using Elluminate. Well worth stopping in and making sure you have the required plugins.

Similarly in the afternoon from 2.30-3.30  there is a Second Life orientation session, and you need to pre-book this.


On Thursday 18th   James Clay is running a “making the most of the conference” session in the JISC presentation Room from 9 to 10 am.

The second life orientation repeats itself from 10.30 to 11.30, and again booking in advance is required.

From 1-2pm  The Xpert Media Search and Attribution Service will be running their Elluminate session.

Following on at 2- Lisa Vincent will be doing the first of her “Elluminate to communicate” whistle-stop tours of the moderation , please book in advance.

From 3-4pm there’s a Second life session on integrating virtual worlds with virtual learning environments.

From 4-5pm there’s a repeat of the drop in Elluminate orientation session.


Friday 19th starts at 9.30 to 10.30 am with an Elluminate session on Instructional design for e-learning.

10.30 to 11.30 there’s a second life event talking about the experiences of learning and teaching Art and Design in Second Life.

From 2-3pm Lisa is running the second of her “Elluminate to communicate” whistle-stop tours of the moderation , please book in advance.


The last pre-conference day, Monday the 22nd November (my birthday!)  sees a Second Life session on Molecules and microbes running from 10-11am, for which you’ll need to pre-register.

1.30 to 2.30 sees another Second life event on “Immersion in Literature”, teaching poetry in Second life.

Finally 3-4pm a Second Life session on Assessing safety protocols on a virtual oil rig.


As well as all this the “social area coffee shop”  and “resource sharing area” are open from the 16th.



The Conference itself runs from the 23rd – 26th November 2010. 
See you there!

Book online – early registration advisable for full participation in the pre-conference week 
Delegate fee:£50


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