EVO Minecraft MOOC meet and greet with Jeff Kuhn

Learning2gether Episode 255

Audio rendition of the YouTube recording


Download mp3 to your device:
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On Wed Jan 14 at 1400 GMT EVO Minecraft MOOC held a meet and greet with Jeff Kuhn. Also on hand were EVOMC15 co-moderators Marijana and Filip Smolcec and Vance and Bobbi Stevens. Jeff started us off by laying out the rationale for using games in the classroom, including statistics showing that the video gaming industry was worth five times as many billion dollars as the film industry, certainly not a medium to ignore. One game that has been doing quite well in that industry is Minecraft, and our discussion explored how it can be used in class and also explored a little of Minecraft itself thanks to a screen share from Bobbi’s computer.  Hope you enjoy the recording.

The event was in hangout https://plus.google.com/events/ca1koklkgg8369t20sjdojmsvco

Live streamed

Archived also at: http://webheadsinaction.org/learning2gether-evo-minecraft-mooc-meet-and-greet-jeff-kuhn

Further reading

About Jeff Kuhn and Dave Dodgeson, and Marijana and Filip #evomc15 co-moderators

Announcements

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Followed on Fri Jan 16 by EVOMC15 Minecraft  sandbox

EVO Minecraft MOOC moderators and participants met at our Minecraft server for sandbox activities. On arrival were were able to press T to get a text chat in Minecraft, but we quickly established a Skype call so we could communicate hands free in voice chat.

Participants had got themselves white-listed on the server by joining and entering their MC handles in this Google Doc
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yRbAzdndRFncpckurKLf5s2b95Z1-Tksclmw1A8Jq7Y/edit

Voice and text back channel

We set up the event using http://doodle.com to produce the best times for us to meet

Here’s a taste of some of the shenanegans

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Filip’s remarkable video, referred to in Tamas’s post

And kudos to Barbi

on the most advanced build and tutorial on how to escape it created by any of us noobs!

What next?

This seems to have worked well for us. Now that we’ve established proof of concept, how about someone else try and set up a sandbox meeting at a time convenient for them, and let the rest of us join you if we’re available.

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