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Saturday, November 8 • 9:00am - 9:45am
UnicamEarth Island: OpenSim in Geoscience Education

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Streaming Link: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/oscc4

Research focused on building e-learning paths on the teaching Earth sciences using MUVE (Multiuser Virtual Environment) as a new perspective in education will be presented. A 3D virtual island has been created using OpenSim in which students (13-18 years old and university students) in a role-playing game (serious game) must pass ability and expertise steps/tests, solving various questions placed on their path and acquire scientific skills.

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avatar for Annalisa Boniello

Annalisa Boniello

Ms Boniello is a high school natural science teacher and a Ph.D. candidate in “Teaching Earth Science” at University of Camerino (UNICAM) with a thesis on “The use of Virtual Worlds in Geoscience education: geological hazards.” She has Master’s degrees in E-learning at University... Read More →
avatar for Eleonora Paris

Eleonora Paris

Associate professor at University of Camerino (UNICAM). Dr. Paris is a geologist with a strong interest in geoscience education. She is Coordinator of the Master Degree LM74 (MSc.) in “Geoenvironmental Resources and Risks”, an international degree in English, with a double degree... Read More →


Saturday November 8, 2014 9:00am - 9:45am
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