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Archive for April, 2007

#14 – A Second Life for Museums

Sunday, April 15th, 2007

In this extended edition of the Real Time Minute, Jonathan sits down with Richard Urban, Michael Twidale, and Paul Marty for a conversation about real-time, online experiences by and for museums and learners inside Second Life, a three-dimensional, socially-constructed virtual world.

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Richard Urban, Michael Twidale and Paul Marty
Richard Urban, Michael Twidale, and Paul Marty at the LearningTimes
booth at Museums and the Web, April 2007.

In this extended edition, Jonathan explores real-time, online experiences by and for museums and learners inside virtual worlds like Second Life. The conversation featured Richard Urban, Paul Marty and Michael Twidale, authors of a paper entitled, “A Second Life for Your Museum: 3D Multi-User Virtual Environments and Museums“, which is part of the proceedings of the 11th annual “Museums and the Web” conference held in San Francisco in April 2007.

About the Guests:
Richard Urban is a doctoral student at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Paul Marty, Ph.D. is assistant professor at the College of Information at Florida State University .

Michael Twidale is associate professor at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Michael is Rich Urban’s doctoral advisor, and in the past was Paul Marty’s doctoral advisor as well.

(SPECIAL NOTE: Jonathan’s next CSTP workshop offering of “Leading Effective Live Online Events” begins June 1, 2007. Join us, live online!)

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