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[13 Sep 2009 | 0 Comments]

Members present: Liliann Ling, and Kristy Handrick Announcement:: IVLA (International Visual Literacy Association) 2009 conference is at Chicago, October 6th to 9th. The main theme of this year is: Critically Engaging the 21st Century Learner in Visual Worlds and Virtual Environments. For more info... [More]

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[30 Aug 2009 | 0 Comments]
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    Machinima (pronounced /məˈʃiːnɨmə/ or /məˈʃɪnɨmə/) is the use of real-time three-dimensional (3-D) graphics rendering engines to generate computer animation. The term also refers to works that incorporate this animation technique.—From Wikipedia My own definition of machin... [More]

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[20 Aug 2009 | 0 Comments]

  Dear all, If you are interested in visual imagery, visual literacy, virtual environment, and education, than, the IVLA conference this year is the conference that you cannot miss! IVLA stands for International Visual Literacy Association.  IVLA held their annually conference at dif... [More]

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[19 Aug 2009 | 0 Comments]

   Philip Rosedale, founder of Linden Lab (Second Life)   It was a very good experience for me that I presented at SLCC this year. There are some things I would like to record, and share. The first thing I would like to share is, at SLCC, most people use their SL name ONLY. It... [More]

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[9 Aug 2009 | 0 Comments]

Member present:Marylou Goldrosen, Liliann Ling, Nord Bristol, and Kristy Handrick Announcement:: SLCC  (Second Life Community Convention) will held in San Francisco, CA on August 13-16, 2009. There were only 2 participants fill out the survey of InAEA. However, ... [More]

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[31 Jul 2009 | 0 Comments]

      A man of many faces, artist James Kuhn creates some of the most incredible and bizarre masks ever seen. The eccentric face painter calls his creations “self-portraits” because he uses his own face as the canvas for his artwork.  (as cited in W... [More]

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[30 Jul 2009 | 0 Comments]

Last time when I talked about textures, I did mentioned something about “full bright” and “glow.” Today, I am going to talk about “Light.” It is not under the texture tab, but under the “Features” tab. (I will use 2 objects without texture, it will ma... [More]

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[22 Jul 2009 | 0 Comments]

  Check the place you are going to do your interview before you start to do the interview. (Assure your audio, where you are going to sit, surrounding sound…) Which avatar you are going to use can also influence your interview results. People react differently when they see different ... [More]

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[10 Jul 2009 | 0 Comments]

Do not add your interviewees as your friend first. Some of them think this is just a onetime event, so it is not necessary to be friends with you. When you set up the interview time, be sure that both parties understand the time. (Online activity participants might come from different time zones.... [More]

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[5 Jul 2009 | 0 Comments]

Dear All, Due to the real life situation, I am not able to hold this month meeting in Second Life. However, if you would like to gather in the InAEA meeting place, you are very welcome to do so. Next month meeting will be held on Aug 2nd, 6:00pm PDT. For the better content of InAEA website, I woul... [More]