Title Education in a Virtual World (E-VIWO)
Project Number 2010-1-FI1-LEO05-03043
Product Virtual Fair Exhibition
Title Virtual Fair Exhibition
Marketing Text The virtual fair is a mean of both show casing how web based learning platforms and in motivating students. It is also a mean of presenting high lights of the students learning outcomes.
Highlights of programming products and business ideas were presented in a E-VIWO Virtual Fair in Second Life 28.3.2012. Each partner school, all according to their chosen themes (design, marketing, scripting etc.) presented their skills in e.g programming, entrepreneurship, communicating, presentation and marketing.
Students and teachers have learnt design and programming skills whilst developing and testing necessary activities in a virtual environment and enjoyed playing various roles as avatars.
The fair was arranged in SL on the link http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/EVIWO/134/111/21
Target group Students, teachers, educators, employers (no geographical boarder)
Highlights the programming products and business ideas of each school, were presented. The virtual fair was a show case of how web based learning platforms can be used and motivate students.
The students were given a task regarding programming, entrepreneurship, communicating, presentation and marketing to prepare before the Virtual Fair. Sisli Vocational School has well established contacts with industry and entrepreneur representatives and 2 companies, Dogus Oto (Volkswagen) and EAE, provided visual profiles and logos for their companies and the students were asked to and given the possibility to work with this for the fair. Their tasks and presentations were then evaluated by Dougus Oto and EAE representatives. Based on the feedback received, the fair was well organized and most of the participants recognized the efforts made for a successful event. Most of the participants agreed that the Virtual Fair helped them to make contacts and meet other people. The majority of the participants considered the quality of the presentations satisfactory and very useful.
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Product Languages English