Oct 23

What Are Kids Learning in Virtual Worlds?

Category: Conferences, Education, Teaching, Virtual Worlds by Stone Culdesac

Here is another real life event about virtual worlds, this one is in Southern California at the University of Southern California.

What: What Are Kids Learning in Virtual Worlds? The wonders and the worries.

When: Wednesday, November 14th, 6:00 p.m

Where: Davidson Conference Center, University of Southern California

Description: Club Penguin, Whyville, The Sims, Second Life.
You’ve heard these names, what do they mean for kids?
Hear from a panel of experts as they discuss:

What are kids really doing in virtual worlds? How are they learning? What does this mean for parents and educators?

A MacArthur Foundation/Common Sense Media Forum on Wednesday, November 14th at the Davidson Conference Center, University of Southern California, 5:30 Registration, 6:00-7:00 Panel Discussion, and 7:00-8:00 Reception and Tour of Virtual Worlds.

Featured Panel Participants: Introductory Remarks Julia Stasch, Anastasia Goodstein, Doug Thomas, Associate Professor, Yasmin B. Kafai, Associate Professor, Barry Joseph Director of Global Kids Inc and Moderated by Jim Steyer Founder and CEO of Common Sense Media.

To register: Registration is free, space is limited. Register before November 1 for complimentary event parking. We look forward to seeing you there!

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