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Schome => Introductions => : Quanah SParker December 17, 2007, 01:49:03 PM

: hello
: Quanah SParker December 17, 2007, 01:49:03 PM
Just a quick hello to all involved in SP/SL/TSL/ etc, etc. Look forward to working with you all soon.
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: Miss. Vibia December 17, 2007, 04:17:31 PM
Hi- welcome to Schome

Look forward to seeing you inworld- when it reopens!  ;)
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: Trixxiee Schomer December 17, 2007, 04:34:02 PM
Hey, welcome to schome!
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: Marsbar9 Schomer December 17, 2007, 04:38:26 PM
Hello and welcome to Schome :)
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: PeterT December 17, 2007, 05:08:16 PM
Hi Quanah - thanks for posting - looking forward to working with you.

Can you tell us a bit about what you are hoping to achieve as part of your involvement in Schome Park?  ???
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: Kali Schomer December 17, 2007, 06:33:31 PM
Welcome to Schome

I also would love to know how you will be involved in Schome and whether i will get the chance to work with you?
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: Marsbar9 Schomer December 17, 2007, 07:02:15 PM
Just a quick note; where does the name come from? Some of the names people have are amazing lol
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: Jpskater777 Schomer December 19, 2007, 08:59:40 PM
hey just saw this and wanted to say hey welcome to schome  :P
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: Euphloozie Phlox December 20, 2007, 08:19:59 AM
Hi and welcome :)
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: Quanah SParker January 29, 2008, 12:44:19 PM
Here is an exerpt from my research application: Hope it clarifies my intentions.

Currently there is a large and varied use of VLEs within education. As such there exists a need for a conduit/ platform through which these varied forms of technologies can begin to share the results of respective projects to date and begin to narrow this communication gap. The purpose of this research is to investigate the virtual environment of Second Life and the potential in utilizing its ability to adapt to many forms of filing and applied technologies (Quicktime, PPT, PDF, Word, Bbd, etc) and create a host environment which staff and learners both internally and our external partners can communicate with one another and share good practice. This environment would host a number of events, workshops and other similar activities which would provide each and all with an alternative means of improving their own practice. Students would have access to portfolio advice, mock interviews, lectures, student support, assignments and extra curricular activities while staff would have the opportunity to share lesson plans, resource materials and bespoke CPDs while initiating communication with themselves and potential students. With the ever growing logistical problem of travel between sites through the Medway, Kent and the South East, this platform would be able to provide a means of individual staff and students being able to participate in the above within a shorter time frame. Prior to this staff and students would have to commit a large part of the day to not only attending similar events but travelling to them as well. Now they can meet at a pre-arranged times, receive a variety of information, training and guidance within that time while still at their respective school/ college and then simply leave the computer terminal and attend their next class. Staff and students would also be able to attend similar sessions after school hours within a secure environment which would be monitored by student ambassadors or learners who can access this platform from home during this off peak hours. As part of this research and development it is anticipated that the training currently being made available to staff and students for similar activities in the ‘real world’ would also include this additional training for these ‘virtual environments’ which are already in development.