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Add free, open Virtual Worlds courses Web Site Organization (if any) Degree / Non-degree Instructor's Name Location Other Info Language Tags
The Anthropology of Cybercultures MIT non-degree Prof. Lucy Suchman Browser Start anytime English Graduate
Creating Video Games MIT OCW non-degree Philip B. Tan, Richard Eberhardt, Sara Verrilli Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate
Imaging the City: The Place of Media in City Design and Development MIT non-degree Prof. Lawrence Vale, Prof. Sam Warner Browser Start anytime English Graduate
Reflective Practice: An Approach for Expanding Your Learning Frontiers MIT non-degree Prof. Ceasar McDowell, Claudia Canepa, (Teaching Assistant), Sebastiao Ferriera Browser Start anytime English Graduate
Virtual Worlds Harvard Ext. Non-degree R. Nesson Browser, Second Life Autumn 2007 English Second Life
Course's Name http:// non-degree Browser Start anytime English

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Open Journal Systems. 2012. Open Journal Systems. Public Knowledge Project.

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Gudkov, Cecil. 2014. Cecil Gudkov's Metaverse Blog. .

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Boellstorff, Tom. 2008. Coming of Age in Second Life: An Anthropologist Explores the Virtually Human. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Boellstorff, Tom, Bonnie Nardi, Celia Pearce & T. L. Taylor (eds.) George E. Marcus (foreword). 2012. Ethnography and Virtual Worlds: A Handbook of Method. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Nardi, B. 2010. My Life as a Night Elf Priest: An Anthropological Account of World of Warcraft. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

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Smarthistory. 2014. Smarthistory, Art History at Khan Academy. Smarthistory, Art History at Khan Academy Youtube Channel.

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G4M3RS: A Documentary. 2002. G4M3RS: A Documentary. ( Kiyash Monsef Youtube channel.

Moshel, Daniel. 2009. Login2Life. (login2life trailer - ( is a documentary film, directed by Daniel Moshel, which portrays people, some of whom are handicapped, who have found an alternate home in an online world in Second Life. This is the starting point of a journey into fascinating virtual realities, meeting diverse human beings in different parts of the world who have one thing in common – they are savvy in using virtual worlds as an extension of their real lives). Munich, Germany: Eidolon Entertainment in Coproduction with Moshel Film, ZDF - Das kleine Fernsehspiel and ORF.

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Young, Jeffrey R. 2014. Will the Next Classroom Disruption Be in 3-D? Facebook’s Virtual-Reality Company Thinks So. September 12. Chronicle of Higher Education.

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Virtual Worlds Education Roundtable Transcript Library. 2012. VWER Meeting Transcript by Virtual Worlds Education Roundtable. (Virtual Worlds Education Roundtable - VWER - has met every Thursday at 11:30 am Pacific Time for 4 years -

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Illustris Project. 2014. Illustris Project. (We hope that the Illustris simulation will be of interest to scientists of all disciplines as well as to the broader non-scientific community. Below we describe the 'what', 'why', and 'how' of the project at a level accessible to those without any expertise in physics, astronomy, or computer science). Cambridge, MA:

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Eliot, Loki. 2014. Draxtor presents: Loki maps Xbox controller to Second Life + Oculus Rift. (Question: what is the biggest problem with Oculus and related VR gogglery right now?). Draxtor Despres Youtube channel.

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Allen, Tim. 2011. Auto Draft - Wharton Higher Ed Web Symposium. July 15. Philadelphia, PA:

Applications and Network Futurists. 2007. Applications and Network Futurists. UC Davis/Intel.

Au, Wagner James. 2011. The BBC Covers SL-to-RL 3D Printed Fractal Cubes. December 7. New World Notes.

Au, Wagner James. 2011. Ms. Ohmai's Excellent Second Life Inventory Sorting Tutorial (But Oh If Only We Didn't Need This Tutorial at All). July 8. New World Notes.

Au, Wagner James. 2011. Neal Stephenson: Enough On Me & the Metaverse Already!. December 6. New World Notes.

Au, Wagner James. 2011. Top 50 Popular Second Life Sims for June 2011. May 10. New World Notes.

Au, Wagner James. 2013. Woman with Parkinson's Reports Significant Physical Recovery After Using Second Life - Academics Researching. February 7. New World Notes.

Beisbart, Claus und Stephan Hartmann. 20??.Computersimulationen in der Angewandten Politischen Philosophie – ein Beispiel.

Boellstorff, Tom, Bonnie Nardi, Celia Pearce & T. L. Taylor (With a foreword by George E. Marcus). 2012. Ethnography and Virtual Worlds: A Handbook of Method. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Boyle, Alan. 2011. Science thrives in virtual worlds. March 25.

Building Metaverses – Major Players to Watch. 2014. Building Metaverses – Major Players to Watch. Accessed online: April 12.

Castronova, Edward. 2011. Insurance for Virtual Goods. July 11. Terra Nova.

Castronova, Edward. 2011. Resources for Designing Virtual Economies. November 12. Terra Nova.

Champion, Erik. 2013. History and Heritage in Virtual Worlds. Perth, Australia:

CUDWORTH, ANN. 2013. [ virtual environment platforms that inspire learning]. NOVEMBER 24. .

Devine, Kit. 2012. Making Place: Designing and building an engaging, interactive and pedagogical historical world. Acton, Australia: Australian National University.

Dibbell, Julian. 2011. Google+ to Second Lifers: Get Real. July 12.

Dorland, Liz, Marianne Riis, Mark Childs, and Robin Heyden. 2014. Hats, HUDs, Wands and Weather: Building Activities for Engagement in Second Life.

Etherington, Darrell. 2013. Google Visualizes Massive Changes To The Face Of The Earth With New Timelapse Project. May 9.

Floyd. 2013. guild wars and mmo. January 14.

Forcella, Vick. 2013. My 2013 wishlist for Second Life. January 3.

Google Earth API (Deprecated). 2015. Google Earth API (Deprecated): A Database Driven Earth App: Using PHP & MySQL with the Earth API. .

Greenhaw, Andy. 2008. University uses Second Life for nurses training. November 24. Kansan.

Heasly, Benjamin S., Nicolas P. Cottaris, Daniel P. Lichtman, Bei Xiao, David H. Brainard. 2014. RenderToolbox3: MATLAB tools that facilitate physically basedstimulus rendering for vision research. 14(2):6, 1–22. Journal of Vision.

Hemmerly-Brown, Alexandra. 2011. DoD gives PTSD help 'second life' in virtual reality. January 24. Marshall, Gary. 2011. Whatever happened to Second Life? In Depth: Why the hype didn't help - and where SL's headed now. September 30.

Hill, Jr., Randall W. 2014. How Virtual Humans Can Build Better Leaders. July 25. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business Review.

jyosim. 2014. Oculus Rift CEO Says Classrooms of the Future Will Be In VR Goggles. Sep 14.

Learning STEM Skills by Designing Video Games (Is School Enough? Series). 2013. Learning STEM Skills by Designing Video Games (Is School Enough? Series). .

Lopez, Napier. 2015. Lego launches its Minecraft competitor. June 1. .

MacLeod, Scott. 2015. Green Sturgeon: "The Making of Virtual Harbin Hot Springs as Ethnographic Field Site in Second Life and Open Simulator," The version of this video has been removed so I'm posting here the Youtube URL, Just emailed my actual / virtual Harbin Hot Springs proposal and first chapter to a great academic press, How to be at Harbin virtually from our bath tubs, and deeply? Excited to begin my second Harbin book, Google Earth has been deprecated and so could become the basis for an entire virtual world for everyone ... from those who build architecturally with AUTO CAD to STEM-oriented researchers to anthropologists working in the field into which a virtual Harbin as ethnographic field site for actual / virtual comparison could fit. January 27. Canyon, CA: .

Manuelian, Peter. 2014. Giza 3D: Digital Archaeology and Scholarly Access to the Giza Pyramids. The Giza Project at Harvard University. Cambridge, MA:

Marzouk, Methal. 2009. Cultural Identity in Virtual Reality (VR): A Case Study of a Muslim Woman with hijab in Second Life (SL). (Volume 2, Number 23D Virtual Worlds for Health and Healthcare August). The Journal of Virtual Worlds Research.

Morgan, Colleen L. 2009. (Re)Building Catalhoyuk: Changing Virtual Reality in Archaeology. Archaeologies: Journal of the World Archaeological Congress.

O'Reilly, James. 2014. How to Create in a 3D Immersive World, Present in 3D Holographic, Produce a 3D Printout. ( Real2Virtual2ReallyReal.

Paterson, Mark. 2014. Introduction: Re-mediating Touch. Exeter, UK:

Reese, Hope. 2013. Lectures Didn't Work in 1350—and They Still Don't Work Today: A conversation with David Thornburg about designing a better classroom. November 15.

Simon, Stephanie. 2010. [ The Hospital Health-care facilities are discovering that practicing in the virtual world can have major benefits in real life]. April 13. New York, NY: Wall Street Journal.

Szefer, Jakub and Ruby B. Lee. 2014. Architectural Support for Hypervisor-Secure Virtualization. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University.

Szefer, Jakub, Eric Keller, Ruby B. Lee and Jennifer Rexford. 2014. Eliminating the Hypervisor Attack Surface for a More Secure Cloud. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University.

Thomson, Iain. 2014. Denmark dynamited by cunning American Minecraft vandals: Danish government forced to reboot damaged zones. May 1.

TOTILO, STEPHEN. 2012. [ Forget Playing Games, Everyone Needs To Make Games. 24 OCTOBER. Australia:

Triglav, Joc. 2000. Why Walk When We Can Fly?. October / November.

Tringham, Ruth and Michael Ashley. 2012. Creating and Archiving the media database and documentation of the excavation. In Last House on the Hill: BACH Area Reports from Çatalhöyük, Turkey (Çatalhöyük vol.11), edited by R. Tringham and M. Stevanovic, pp. 31-46. UCLA, Los Angeles, CA: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press.

Virtual world. 2012. Virtual world. Wikipedia.

Wynne, Nigel. 2012. COMSLIVE – Communication Skills Learning in Immersive Virtual Environments. Open Wonderland Blog.

How to Build in Virtual Worlds

Second Life Building and Texturing Forum. 2014. Second Life Building and Texturing Forum].


OpenSym 2014 (formerly WikiSym) in Berlin, Germany, Aug 27-29. In-cooperation with ACM SIGWEB, ACM SIGSOFT, archived in the ACM Digital Library.

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Terraforming in virtual worlds

torley. 2008. LAND: Terraforming - Second Life Video TuTORial.

World of Warcraft

Au, Wagner James. 2011. New World Gaming: World of Warcraft, You're Losing Subscribers; Please Grow the Market by Going Free-to-Play. May 10. New World Notes.

Collister, Lauren. 2012. Digital ethnography of linguistic multitasking in World of Warcraft. (Posted by Chad Nilep on May 28). Pittsburgh, PA:

Golub, Alex. 2010. Being in the World (of Warcraft): Raiding, Realism, and Knowledge Production in a Massively Multiplayer Online Game. 83:1:17-45 Winter. Anthropological Quarterly.

Nakamura, Lisa. 2009. "Don’t Hate the Player, Hate the Game" The Racialization of Labor in World of Warcraft. ( 26(2), 128–144. Critical Studies in Media Communication.

Newon, L. (In Production). Language and digital communication in multiplayer online games. In Spilioti and Georgakopoulou-Nunes (Eds.), Handbook of Language and Digital Communication. London, UK: Routledge.

Newon, L. (Dec 2012). Digital technologies and the conversation of review and response. In Reflections on American Anthropology: A Conference at UC Irvine (Anyadike-Dantes et al.), American Anthropologist, p. 588.

Newon, L. (2011). Multimodal creativity and identities of expertise in the digital ecology of a world of warcraft guild. In Thurlow, C. and Mroczek, K. (Eds.), Digital Discourse: Language in the New Media, pp. 309-341. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

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Allen, Tim. 2010. 1/26/2010: The Magic Circle: Realistic Expectations for Virtual Worlds. January 25. Philadelphia, PA:

Deeds, David. 2012. Best Practices Showcase: 3D Virtual Worlds in (K-12/International) Schools. March 13.

Doherty, Paul. 2012. Dark Matter. (a talk given on February 11, 2012 by Paul Doherty, Senior Scientist at the Exploratorium in San Francisco, also known as Patio Plasma in SL, and director of The Splo Museum (in SL). A brief overview of what we know about dark matter, some history of when the idea arose, and current experiments designed to detect or otherwise figure out what dark matter is. "I gave a lecture this morning in the virtual world of Second Life for the Meta Institute for Computational Astrophysics on Dark Matter. I used images as well as constructing 3D interactive objects. At the beginning of the presentation I am referring to 3 boxlike objects one black representing dust in visible light, one red representing dust glowing in the infrared. And one transparent representing Dark Matter, which is't actually dark, it is transparent. I'll upload an image of the boxes.") San Francisco, CA: The Exploratorium.

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Palmer, Dionne Soares. 2010. Second Language Pragmatic Socialization in World of Warcraft. Davis, CA: University of California, Davis.

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Macleod, Scott GK. 2023.

Is this Google's life size #AndroidRobot doing #PhysicalDigital #EthnographicFieldWork + in iterating #RealisticVirtualHarbin for #WUaSHomeSoaking #WUaSmeditation #WUaSresearch in 1 #RealisticVirtualEarth w #StreetView w #TimeSlider w #EthnoWikiVirtualWorldGraphy #WUaSiterations?

(Wednesday, December 27, 2023 - Cyclamen (SM - National flower of San Marino): Is this Google's life size #AndroidRobot doing #PhysicalDigital #EthnographicFieldWork + in iterating #RealisticVirtualHarbin for #WUaSHomeSoaking #WUaSmeditation #WUaSresearch in 1 #RealisticVirtualEarth w #StreetView w #TimeSlider w #EthnoWikiVirtualWorldGraphy #WUaSiterations? * * * Field work at Harbin Hot springs - Android Robot as researcher - Google Bard AI questions and answers W 12/27/23 in German).

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Macleod, Scott GK. 2023.

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retweeting We have a great lineup of speakers for Longevity Global's Summit this year Buck Institute for Research on Aging Dec. 5th and 6th:Register Here: 

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Astronomers create first realistic virtual universe. 2014. Astronomers create first realistic virtual universe: Computer simulation Illustris can re-create 13 billion years of cosmic evolution. Cambridge, MA:

B B C - The city of Pavlopetri. 2014. B B C υποτιτλισμένο"Η πόλη κάτω από τα κύματα:Παυλοπέτρι". (In English, not Greek). kon kal Youtube channel.

Barkley, Zach. 2014. The Drax Files: World Makers ( Episode 17: Zachh Barkley ) . Draxtor Despres Youtube Channel.

Bloom, George. 2014. Virtual reality -- how the metaverse will change filmmaking | George Bloom | TEDxHollywood. TEDx Talks Youtube channel.

Despres, Draxtor. 2015. The Drax Files: World Makers (Episode 26: Absinthe). Draxtor Despres Youtube Channel.

Despres, Draxtor. 2014. The Drax Files World Makers: Stories from Second Life. Draxtor Despres Youtube Channel.

Despres, Draxtor. 2013. Daddy/Daughter Lets Play Minecraft Ep 01. ( Ronin Gaming Youtube Channel.

Despres, Draxtor. 2012. Second Life Community Convention 2011 - This is NOT a game!!!. (The annual Second Life Community Convention was held in Oakland, California this year. Now that many blog posts have been written about gamification of the world, new products separate of Second Life to be introduced, more web initiatives and the fact that SL is growing by about 15.000 new users every day, it is time for Draxtor to tell the REAL story of SLCC 2011: the parties, the hallway brainstormings, the beloved British humor.....stick around!!!).

Doherty, Paul. 2012. Exploratorium Tour - Part 1 of 5. San Francisco, CA: KirkwoodSLGroup.

Djorski, S. George. 2011. TEDxCaltech - S. George Djorgovski - Evolving Science and Technology in Cyberspace. Pasadena, CA: TEDxTalks.

Drax, Bernhard. 2013. The Drax Files: World Makers (Episode 1: Kriss Lehmann).

Evans, Henry and Chad Jenkins. 2013. Henry Evans and Chad Jenkins: Meet the robots for humanity. Los Altos, CA: TEDxMidAtlantic.

Fearless Nation. 2011. Fearless Nation. (Fearless Nation, located in Second Life, offers tremendous support, hope and help for those who suffer from Post - Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Fearless Nation gives information about latest scientific research and information in this field, while providing a community of people from around the world who help themselves and each other). Fearless Nation.

Di Filippi, Primavera. 2014. Ethereum: Freenet or Skynet ?. April 15. Cambridge, MA:

Forte, Maurizio, 2012. Cyber Archaeology. Durham, NC: Duke University.

Kassabian, Deke. 2011. Video: Penn in Second Life. April 19. ( Philadelphia, PA:

Kassabian, Deke. 2011. Virtual Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania.

MUVE Market - Virtual Patient Care Simulation Lab. 2010. MUVE Market - Virtual Patient Care Simulation Lab. (MUVE Market Virtual Patient Care Simulation Lab is an outstanding platform for medical training. Here is a compelling and detailed video that highlights some of the great features they offer and which are made possible in the Virtual World of Second Life).

McDowell, Ceasar, Claudia Canepa, Sebastiao Ferriera. 2007. Lecture 5: Virtual Worlds and Their Role in Creative Work. (See also: Cambridge, MA: MIT OCW.

Markoff, John. 2014. Real-Life Illness in a Virtual World. July 14. New York, NY: The New York Times.

Martin, Erik. 2014. How World of Warcraft Saved Me and My Education-: Erik Martin at TEDxRedmond. Redmond, WA: TEDx.

Michelangelo. 2011. Michelangelo, Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, 1508-12. Smarthistory, Art History at Khan Academy Youtube Channel.

mysecondlifefun. 2013. VIRTUAL ART & DESIGN IN SECOND LIFE ~ L E A SIMS 2013.

Narcisse, Evan. 2014. World's First Alaskan Native Video Game Looks Like a Lovely Fairy Tale. May 09.

Nesson, Charles and Rebecca Nesson. 2006. Charles and Rebecca Nesson discuss CyberOne. Cambridge, MA: BerkmanCenter Youtube channel.

Nicolelis, Miquel. 2013. Miguel Nicolelis: A monkey that controls a robot with its thoughts. No, really. TEDMED 2012.

Parry, Kyle. 2012. Trees and Physical-Virtual Borderlands: metaLAB and the Arnold Arboretum. Cambridge, MA:

Second Life Materials. 2012. Second Life Materials. (Mesh Building Components; Viewer support for Normal and Specular Maps, as well as some additional controls for how light reflects from faces).

Seymour, Mike. 2015. Light fields – the future of VR-AR-MR. May 26. .

Swamynathan, Yashaswini (in Bangalore) Editing by Ken Wills. 2014. Google set to lead $500 mln investment in Magic Leap. (Reuters)

Virtual Chemistry. 2014. The Drax Files: World Makers (Episode 19: Virtual Chemistry). Draxtor Despres Youtube Channel.


Brainwave Headsets

Digital Goggles

Brown, Paul. 2014. A Very Open Xmas! – Part I: Hardware. NOVEMBER 25. .

How to Build in Virtual Worlds

Basics of Blender mesh for Secondlife. 2012. Basics of Blender mesh for Secondlife.

Building basics in Second Life. 2014. Building basics in Second Life. paperclipping Youtube channel.

CTER Second Life Tutorial: Chair. 2009. CTER Second Life Tutorial: Chair.

Dæmon, Xenil. 2014. How To Build In Second Life - Basics - Part 1. Xenil Dæmon Youtube channel.

Lively, Michael. 2008. Build fast in Second Life with Free Stuff. Michael Lively Youtube channel.

Second Life Bike Building 101 Sin City Customs. 2012. Second Life Bike Building 101 Sin City Customs.

Second Life Building Tutorial - Noob Be Gone Series. 2006. Second Life Building Tutorial - Noob Be Gone Series. Youtube channel.

SydneyCSD. 2014. OpenSim Tutorial 4 Basic Building. SidneyCSD Youtube channel.

In German

German TV Live Show featuring LOGIN2LIFE. 2011. ON3 Südwild TV SHOW featuring LOGIN2LIFE. ( ON3 Südwild.

Head-mounted Displays

Despres, Draxtor. 2014. Draxtor says: SL looks good today (with Oculus)!. Draxtor Despres Youtube channel.

Dasher. 2013. [VR Jamulus Rift with Dasher (Oculus Rift Mini Game)]. ResetLoad Youtube channel.

Despres, Draxtor. 2014. the drax files radio hour (with jo yardley). Berlin, DE:

Despres, Draxtor. 2014. Draxtor says: SL looks good today (with Oculus)!. Draxtor Despres Youtube channel.

MacLeod, Scott. 2013. Chameleons: Developing a virtual Harbin, Oculus Rift digital immersive goggles, Claude Monet-informed style, into interactive, and also realistic, 3-D, immersive environments, Ethno-wiki-virtual-world-graphy too (for group building as in OpenSim and Second Life, etc.) ... See, too Virtual Worlds and Wearable Electronics at WUaS, E-Meditation. August 3. Canyon, CA:

MacLeod, Scott. 2014. Pileated Woodpecker: "The Painting" film (2011) with its ‘All Dones,’ ‘Halfies’ and ‘Sketchies,’ is far-reaching and remarkable, The animated characters are seeking "the painter" as a kind of quest, with so many French themes (e.g. Harlequin, romance, adventure, the 'theatre') in the film ... Got my drawing and art supplies out, and began to create pastels in the Harbin pool area today, Great model for building a virtual Harbin (and virtual earth with realistic, interactive avatars) in the Oculus Rift or other digital masks or goggles, as well, Up close pileated woodpecker. May 5. Canyon, CA:

MacLeod, Scott. 2014. Red milking Devon cows: How might one ENTER INTO ANY FILM in a 3D interactive movie realistic VIRTUAL WORLD? a) first MAP any film into an avatar script in a 3D virtual world, b) then add one’s own avatar into the mapped 3D virtual world film, c) then develop avatar agency for avatars from film … so like historical re-enactors, at Plimoth Plantation, MA, d) much like Second Life avatars can be scripted to dance, e) See related Richard Rorty and avatar agency in virtual worlds' blog posts. August 23. Canyon, CA:

Oculus Facebook Rift gameplay footage. 2014. Oculus Facebook Rift gameplay footage. Marc Tschudi Youtube channel.

Weerts, Marc. 2014. Oculus Rift - Second Life - Beta viewer. Marc Weerts Youtube channel.


Yoga for Blind People

Yoga practice for blind people. 2014. Yoga practice for blind people. ("But now technology is on the side of those with debility of sight! A real invention that will help all of them to start or improve their Yoga practice! ... The amazing program is called Eyes free Yoga and works with Microsoft Kinect").

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Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences - Hall of Fame. 2013. AIAS Special Awards.

Byond. 2014. Byond. (Build Your Own Net Dream: BYOND is the premier community for making and playing online multiplayer games. As a player, enjoy hundreds of games created by our community, by people just like you. As a developer, make your own indie sensation with an easy-to-learn language, built-in online support, tools for developers, and plenty of articles and tutorials.

And did we mention it's all free?).

Virtual Worlds' Education. 2012. Virtual Worlds' Education. (

Virtual Worlds Education Roundtable. 2012. Virtual Worlds Education Roundtable. (Virtual Worlds Education Roundtable - VWER - has met every Thursday at 11:30 am Pacific Time for 4 years -

Lists of most, known, virtual worlds

MMORPG Gamelist - All MMO Games. 2012. MMORPG Gamelist - All MMO Games (List of known MMORPGs - massively multiplayer online role-playing games).

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jokaydia Virtual Worlds Wiki!. 2013. jokaydia Virtual Worlds Wiki!: Exploring Virtual Worlds and Games in Education and Training.

How to Build in Virtual Worlds

Second Life Creation Portal. 2014. Second Life Creation Portal.

Second Life Good Building Practices. 2014. Second Life Good Building Practices.

Second Life Video Tutorials. 2014. Second Life Video Tutorials.

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OCW Mirror Site Instructions:

Oculus Rift


Publish to DVD


Send to phone




Free Degrees / Credit[edit]

OCW Audio Video Courses:

Admissions at World University and School:

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Ph.D. Degrees at World University and School:

World University Law School:

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World University Music School:

WUaS International Baccalaureate Diploma and Programme:
(beginning with United Nations' languages - Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, (German too), Russian, Spanish)

In Google Earth[edit]

Google Earth.

In Virtual World[edit]

(Search on the word 'lists' here, too:

Active Worlds Educational Universe (AWEDU). 2012.

Alice. 2012.

Minecraft. 2012.

Edusim. 2013.

Gifted 2013.

Google Street View. 2017.

Kaneva. 2014.

Open Cobalt. 2013.

OpenSim. 2012. (

Open Croquet. 2012. and

Open Wonderland. 2012.

Primary Games. 2013.

Quest Atlantis. 2012. (

Second Life - Harvard's virtual island. 2012. - and teach, learn and share ideas - in group voice chat, or in group type chat, and via building.

SmallWorlds. 2014. 2014.

Twinity. 2014.

Unity3D. 2012.

WiloStar3D. 2013.

World of Warcraft in School. 2014.

Add a learning-oriented virtual world here:

Travel to this virtual island to learn building:

Item Number[edit]

Global ID and Multiple IDs - see

Bar code


Learning Networking[edit]

Teach and Learn using free Social Networking software to share what courses, etc., you find edifying, what you enjoy learning ....

About Me - World University and School -'s World University and School -'s World University and School - ('This group may be archived').

Good Reads -

Google + Profiles - - Scott MacLeod -

Google + Profiles Company page - - World University and School -

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Quora -

Research Gate -'s World University and School -'s World University and School -'s World University and School -

Wer Kennt Wen - World University and School -

World University & School 'subject page' group

World University & School Share This

Yahoo Groups' World University and School:

Linked Open Data[edit]

Linked Open Data, Linked Data for artificial intelligence and machine learning, with a focus on privacy and security.

List of Wikipedias[edit]

List of Wikipedias. 2015. List of Wikipedias. .

RSS Feed[edit]

Save this page for download in the following formats[edit]









TV-Live Broadcasting[edit]

Broadcast to television

Teach and learn using free TV-Live Broadcasting software to the web:

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Justin TV -

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UnHangouts -

Ustream TV -

Video Communication[edit]

Teach and learn using free TV-Live Broadcasting software

Free video conferencing

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Skype -

Free, group video conferencing

AnyMeeting -

Google Meet -

Meeting Burner - – up to 15 connection

ooVoo -

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sifonr - free communication -‎

Tokbox | OpenTok - API -

Vyew -

Web Huddle - - - Cloud HD Video Meetings -

Universal Translator at WUaS[edit]

Google Translate language:

Sugar Labs: Translation System language:


Select Translators

Babelxl. 2015. Babelxl: the best translator. .

Babylon Online Translation. 2015. Babylon Online Translation. (Offering hundreds of dictionaries and translation in more than 800 language pairs). . 2015. .

Google Translate. 2015. Google Translate. .

SDL Free Translation. 2015. SDL Free Translation. .

Word Lingo Free Translation Tools. 2015. Word Lingo Free Translation Tools and Machine Translation Products. .

Select Video with Subtitles for Translation 2015. Captions, subtitles, and translations simplified. (Amara makes video globally accessible: Captions, subtitles, and translations simplified).

TED Open Translation Project. 2015. TED Open Translation Project. (See - - and - .

The "Universitian" Newspaper at World University and School[edit]

The "Universitian" Newspaper at WUaS

Wiki Software for Courses[edit]

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Wikispaces -

Wikidata / Bots[edit]

World University and School Accreditation[edit]

World University and School Licensing[edit]

World University and School - like Wikipedia with Greatest Universities' OpenCourseWare - incorporated as a nonprofit effective April 2010 and is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, educational organization charity.

World University & School is a community of learners and teachers who value — and are themselves strengthened by — the rich diversity of its participants. In order to cultivate a flourishing teaching, learning and creating conversation in a diverse and complex world, WUaS welcomes all languages, students, families, faculty, board members, and staff with differences based on (but not limited to) race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, family structure, and economic background.

All content on this site is freely available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) - .

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