Lucy

Author's details

Name: Lucy Erickson
Date registered: January 13, 2011
URL: http://www.vecotourism.org

Latest posts

  1. vEco flys to San Francisco for the final round of the DML competition — February 20, 2012
  2. Gorillas and the Mist, now on YouTube! — February 3, 2012
  3. Stage II – Digital Media and Learning Badges Competition — January 31, 2012
  4. DML Badges Competition: Virtual Ecotourism Advances to Stage II! — December 27, 2011
  5. Audio & Video Enabled Panoramic Photo — December 5, 2011

Most commented posts

  1. Digital Media & Learning Competition — 2 comments
  2. DML Badges Competition: Virtual Ecotourism Advances to Stage II! — 1 comment

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Feb 20

vEco flys to San Francisco for the final round of the DML competition

      Having successfully advanced through Stage I and Stage II of the Digital Media and Learning Badges for Lifelong Learning Competition, the contest organizers have invited two members of the Virtual Ecotourism team to San Francisco to pitch the project in person! With flowers in our hair, we head to San Francisco for …

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Feb 03

Gorillas and the Mist, now on YouTube!

The vEcotourism team is pleased to announce the launch of our YouTube channel, which will hosts recordings made by our vEco tour guides in the field, link to amazing videos of the natural world, showcase brilliant conservation projects, bring awareness to environment and wildlife issues, and feature talks by renowned conservation professionals. Our first feature video is a …

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Jan 31

Stage II – Digital Media and Learning Badges Competition

After winning Stage I of the DML Badges Competition, the virtual ecotourism team decided to take destiny into our own hands and entered our own unique badging system in Stage II of the competition. If we are successful in this stage we will be competing in a live showdown with other winners in San Francisco, USA, …

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Dec 27

DML Badges Competition: Virtual Ecotourism Advances to Stage II!

The team is very proud to announce that the virtual ecotourism project has been chosen, out of over 350 applicants, to advance to Stage Two of the Digital Media and Learning Badges Competition. This means that our content was deemed compelling and original, and capable of evaluating 21st century learning as part of a worldwide badge …

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Dec 05

Audio & Video Enabled Panoramic Photo

The Virtual Ecotourism team has been experimenting with an even more interactive form of 360° panoramic photo. In partnership with the MSc in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management (BCM 2011-2012) at The University of Oxford, we have created an audio and video enabled pano.

Dec 05

Our First Story from the Field

Mark Laxer is the author of The Monkey Bible and the inventor of virtual ecotourism. In summer 2011 he travelled to Uganda to meet with local people – including virtual ecotourism guides Jackson & Mark O. – and experienced first-hand the struggle and controversy surrounding dangerous animals of conservation importance.

Nov 20

Digital Media & Learning Competition

The Virtual Ecotourism project has entered the Digital Media & Learning Badges Competition in a bid to win part of a $200,000 grant for the development of a badging system to reward on-line learning that is difficult to assess in other ways.

Nov 20

The Monkey Bible

Chimp-n-Sea’s Virtual Ecotourism project is described in Mark Laxer’s recently released book, The Monkey Bible!