Minecraft, MMOs and More..... Educational UnSymposium
Friday, December 6, 2013 at 6:00 PM - Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 8:00 PM (EST)
Friday December 6 from 6 pm ET to 10 pm ET
Saturday December 7 from 2 pm ET - 8 pm ET
This is a two day event that is more of a discussion than a conference. Some events will be very structured while others will be based on who attends.
For a more detailed description, please go to http://gamesmooc.shivtr.com/pages/minecraftandmoremission
All session will be livestreamed over Google Hangout at http://www.youtube.com/gamesmooc
6 pm Introduction
615 - 745 pm Tour of Morrowcraft with Marianne Malmstrom and her students and parents
8 pm Discussion Panel on Science Possibilities in Minecraft with Dr. Farah Bennani, Lucas Gillispie and Chris Luchs
9 pm ISTE SIGVE Discussion on Minecraft and Machinima as learning artifacts with Tanya Martin, Vasili Giannoutsos and Kae Novak from ISTE SIGVE EduMachinima Fest and Dr. Chareen Snelson
2 pm Welcome and discussion on how Minecraft is being used and what we need to bring it into the classroom.
3 pm Jokay Tour with Massively Minecraft
4 pm Trish Cloud on setting up a Minecraft after school club
5 pm Basic Building in Minecraft
6 pm Minecraft Challenge - 2 hours of building, playing and commentary
730 pm Minecraft Discussion Wrap-up and Future Events & Directions
8 pm Social with VSTE Online (Virginia Society of Technology in Education) as a social kick-off
to the VSTE Conference beginning on December 8th in Roanoke.
Minecraft and More is a fully online, free conference. Conference locations will take place on Minecraft servers, Google Hangout and have a closing social event in Second Life.
Event tweets will come from @proximalzone and will be using the #gamemooc hashtag
Minecraft and More Flickr Groups
ISTE SIGVE http://www.flickr.com/groups/sigve/
Games MOOC - Makers, Hackers and Gamers http://www.flickr.com/groups/2285040@N22/
This educational gathering is an opportunity for you to “assemble your entourage” or expand your personal learning network. It is for educators to build their social network knowledge creation. Hope to see you there and if not – hope to have a great discussion in social media. We'll be using the #gamemooc hashtag.