8th Annual VCARA Conference Schedule: April 19, 2017, from 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (Pacific)
Join VCARA for our 8th Annual VCARA Conference on April 19, 2017 from 6pm-8:30pm SLT (Second Life Time/Pacific). This year's theme is Virtual Worlds: Through Space and Time. Please arrive in garb from your favorite time period (take inspiration from any time and place in the past or present), or come dressed as your favorite historical figure. Futuristic and fantasy costumes are also welcome if your favorite time period does not exist in this world!
The conference will begin at the Ampitheatre on iSchool Island in Second Life. SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/SJSU%20SLIS/45/123/33
Join VCARA March 29 - April 1, 2017 as we attend, exhibit, and present at the 10th Annual Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education (VWBPE) virtual conference in Second Life. The 2017 theme is Legacy, and the conference is located at the SL URL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWBPE%20Gateway/178/128/38.
The 8th annual VCARA Conference will be held on April 19, 2017. Students and alumni are highly encouraged to submit their work related to current and past courses.
Join VCARA on iSchool Island in Second Life on 3/22/17 @ 6pm (Pacific) as Jennifer Crummey draws on over 20 years of records management experience at three different companies to share helpful steps and resources that can be used when building a Records Information Management Program for a company.
Join Dr. Valerie Hill, Dr. Marie Vans, and Alyse Dunavant-Jones as they discuss Metaverse Libraries, an initiative the three founded through their mutual interest in connecting virtual world communities.
Second Life offers many historical simulations, and the folks at Renaissance Island are especially committed to remaining true to history.
Join us for the first meeting of the semester on January 30, 2017 @ 6pm (Pacific) as we discuss virtual worlds, information science, and plan events for the semester. You'll find good company, networking and learning opportunities, and more!
Join VCARA members Alyse Dunavant-Jones (alysedunavantjones) and Marie Vans (amvans Lapis) to learn Second Life basics and explore VCARA's offerings.
INFO 298: Special Studies Immersive Environment Project (2-3 credit opportunity), Spring 2017
The VCARA team is looking for 3-5 MLIS and MARA students to develop and implement a plan to increase and improve activities taking place on iSchool Island in Second Life during the Spring 2017 term.