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Give Inventory script Video by Shelly Waco

Posted by slandete on Thursday, May 14, 2009

This video made by Michele Ryan (SL name: Shelly Waco) shows the use of the Give Inventory script, useful to deliver materials to students in one go. Just drop the script and the contents you want to deliver in a box and the contents will appear in the inventory of whoever touches the box, nicely stored in a folder. Best part of the video: it features me!

The script can be found here:

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Personal Virtual Teaching and Learning Environment

Posted by slandete on Thursday, April 16, 2009

My first holodeck scene

What you see in the picture is my class inside Second Life for the ABC (Absolute Basic Cornerstone) Scripting that I’ve been teaching for a while. The set is pretty simple: 3 slides and a box that delivers the materials. And yet it took me always like 10 minutes to rez, arrange and align all 4 objects. Those days are gone thanks to Loki Clifton’s (from Inside This World) donation of his company’s holodecks for Muvenation participants. Read the rest of this entry »

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The best web translator available. Ever.

Posted by slandete on Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Search page of IATE translator

Search page of IATE translator

Many people don’t know it, but I use it all the time for technical stuff or simply where wordreference.com does not help: it is called InterActive Terminology for Europe (IATE) and it is the European Commission’s multilingual term Read the rest of this entry »

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