VWEC expresses thanks for the VWEC Student Challenge prizes. The Virtual Worlds Education Consortium and the Student Challenge would like to extend our deepest appreciation to  ~~~  NEW MEDIA ARTS  ~~~ For their generous donation for the prizes awarded to the Student Challenge Winners.   We encourage you to find more information about New Media Arts on their website: https://www.newmediaarts.org/home/ They are long time supporters Digital Arts and Education in Virtual Worlds.   The Student Challenge in SL is here: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/SCSB/119/102/23 The event was a grand success and a Spring 2024 Student Challenge will be coming soon.  

How to start Please create a Second Life account by clicking the link provided by your teacher and following the instructions on the page. Building platforms are 32 by 32 but may change depending on the number of registrations (prim limit is 500). Check with your instructor about any missed events to view recordings, if available. Dates Sat Sept 30th, 9-10am SLT: Kick Off VR Student Challenge at the VWEC Eduverse Deck Fireside Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/SCSB/121/75/24 Sat Oct 7th, 9-10am: Absolute Beginners building class, taught by Builders Brewery Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/SCSB/72/152/23 Sat Oct 7th, 10-11am: Student-led Q+A session, led by

  VWEC is pleased to invite you and your students to join us for the First Annual Fall 2023 VWEC Second Life Student Challenge – Serious Simulations in the Metaverse!   Similar to a programming challenge (aka Hack-a-thon), we hope this building challenge will give you one more Virtual World tool to engage your students with your content. This event will be open-ended enough to let you fit it into your content, but will include a rubric to inform your students with best practices for building and teaching in Second Life. It will run for 2 months, beginning