OAR Files

eXtension (Consortium)

eXtension is a national internet-based educational network for the Cooperative Extension System of the Land Grant Universities in the United States. A four-region “Extension” mini-grid was launched in OpenSim to be used for learning about this open source platform and to function as a building sandbox.

Login URI:  http://extension.dyndns-remote.com:9000/
Center Coords:  6683,6722
Landing Region: extension1
Website: http://about.extension.org/2011/09/07/virtual-world-news/
Public: No
HG Enabled: Yes
Version: 0.7.1.1
Contact:  LuAnn Phillips (OS: Thynka Little)

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Rutgers University

The Rutgers University campus hosts 34 regions, including a main landing site area, a spirit store with freebies, art exhibits, and many reproductions of Rutgers University campus buildings.

Login URI:  http://rugrid.rutgers.edu:8002/
Center Coords:  11000,10997
Landing Region:  Portal
Website:  
http://rugrid.rutgers.edu:8002/wifi
Public: Yes
HG Enabled:  Yes
Version: 0.7.1.1
Contact: Rick Anderson (OS: Rick Anderson)

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Tulane University

The Tulane SCS Metaverse Digital Campus includes avatar size models used in economics instruction, 3D economics handouts, an economics course free-trade game and "Monopoly Challenge" game, and other simulations and role play spaces for use in college level economics classes.

Login URI:  http://tulanescs.metaverseworlds.com:8002/
Center Coords:  N/A
Landing Region:  Tulane SCS Metaverse
Website:  
https://sites.google.com/site/vwexamples/
Public: No
HG Enabled:  No
Version: 0.6.9
Contact: Kay McLennan (OS: Kay McLennan)

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University of Cincinnati

The University of Cincinnati virtual campus hosts 30 regions, including a main campus sim with virtual classrooms, areas for research, a virtual bookstore with freebies, a public sandbox, and a scaled replica of the Galapagos Islands.

Login URI:  http://ucsim.uc.edu:8002
Center Coords:  9015, 9015
Landing Region: University of Cincinnati
Website: http://ucsim.uc.edu
Public: Yes
HG Enabled: Yes
Version: 0.7.2
Contact:  Chris Collins (OS: Fleep Tuque)

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University of New England, Australia

The University of New England, Australia region hosts the Social_work Pharmacy Interaction Contextualization Experience (SPICE) project.  The major aims of this project are to investigate the effectiveness of the 3D virtual world in demonstrating counselling approaches to students in pharmacy and social work programs and providing opportunities for students to practice counselling approaches in a non-threatening “safe” environment.

Login URI:  http://akl.nzvwg.org:8002/
Center Coords:  ?,?
Landing Region:  Spice
Website:  
http://wikiresearcher.org/DEHub_Research_Projects/University_of_New_England
Public: No
HG Enabled:  Yes
Version: 0.7.1.1
Contact: Lindy Orwin (OS: Lindy Orwin)

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Zurich University of the Arts

Zurich University of the Arts, ZHdK Switzerland is hosted on the New Genres Grid, which is solely dedicated to artistic and learning activity.  The region hosts activities and projects related to the Masters in Immersive Virtual Collaboration Environments program.

Login URI:  http://login.ngrid.org:8002/
Center Coords:  10000,10000
Landing Region: HyperSim
Website: http://ngrid.org/
Public: Yes
HG Enabled: Yes
Version: 0.7.2
Contact:  Max Moswitzer (OS: Mosmax Hax)

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