Virtual Campus Blog

Fontana and Mitchell at SLCC
August 25, 2010, 6:38 am
Filed under: Art,secondlife | Tags: , ,

BGSU Virtual Campus Administrators Anthony Fontana and Bonnie Mitchell attended the Second Life Community Conference 2010 this August. Below you can find all 4 of the presentations they gave hosted on and links to the Google Docs.

UPDATE: Videos of the presentations have been embedded and linked below.

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Virtual Architecture Class Underway
June 2, 2009, 1:07 pm
Filed under: Art,Classes in SL,Learning Community | Tags: , ,

If you’ve been flying around the Virtual Campus lately you may have noticed A LOT of new projects underway! That would be Instructor Audra Magerman’s TECH 4800 Topics in Technology – Architecture in Second Life class.

Virtual Architecture class 1

Architecture in SL 2

14 students are taking the course this summer and are currently working on personal work spaces (seen above) and departmental office spaces for BGSU Departmental use (below).

Architecture in SL 3

The platform in the image below is a proposed ‘classroom’ built by a student for the ATE program (Advanced Technological Education).

Architecture in SL 4

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FATE: Student Exhibition of Art
April 10, 2009, 12:10 pm
Filed under: Art,Event,secondlife,Virtual Campus News | Tags: , , ,

Please join us on Friday, April 10th at 8pm EST on the BGSU Virtual Campus for the opening of the FATE: Foundations in Art: Theory and Educations Student Exhibition in Second Life.

This exhibit features student work by FATE members, including artwork by students of BGSU faculty members: Michael Arrigo, Joe Mesier, Joel O’dorisio, and Anthony Fontana. Each artwork, when clicked, leads to the FATE assignment wiki, a wiki that enables art educators to share assignments for 2d, 3d, Drawing and other college Freshman art courses.

Come meet FATE members, see the artwork, and experience an gallery opening on BGSU’s Virtual Campus in Second Life!

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What’s new on Community Island

BGSU Virtual Campus Center for Teaching and LearningThe area of the BGSU Virtual Campus known as Community Island has been growning over the last few months. The Center for Teaching and Learning build is nearly complete. Visit the CTL tree and click on the apples to receive various notecards on teaching and learning.

Teleport to the Center for Teaching and Learning in SL!

The designer and builder of COBL in SLArchitecture Instructor and BGSU Virtual Campus Co-Administrator Audra Magermans (Vesta Dreamscape in SL) has designed the new build for the Center for Online and Blended Learning (COBL) which will completed by May 2009. The building has been built in-world by Elizabeth Osterhues, a BGSU Virtual Campus 3D Environment Developer.


Teleport to the Center for Online and Blended Learning in SL!

Architecture Department in Second Life

The Archricecture Department at BGSU now has an office on BGSU Community Island, also designed by Audra Magermans.

Teleport to the Architecture Departmental Office in SL!

STC in SL houses "Welcome Area refresher course"

The Student Technology Center will also open later this semester and will feature a “Welcome area refresher course”. Using slides, notecards, and videos  StudentTech  will offer a range of support for faculty and staff who need  information on University supported software, the Laptop Loan program, workshops available, as well as navigating your avatar and the Second Life user-interface (UI).

Teleport to the Student Technology Center in SL!

Student Technology Center on the BGSU Virtual Campus

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