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Monday, January 11, 2010

Learning in 3D Blog Book Store Starts Today


Today is the beginning of a 30+ stop blog book tour. Below are the tour dates and "stop" locations. During the Blog Book tour, I will be not be posting on Kapp Notes, instead, I will be posting on the blogs which are listed below. (although I will have some posts about live appearances and such.)

The tour will last into February and promises to be a lot of fun.

During the tour, the participating blogs will post interviews, stories, reactions, insights, related stories and even reviews of Learning in 3D.

Enjoy all the postings and you can even read the some of the book for yourself. Read it and enter into the conversation or, if you just have an opinion or thought on the topic go ahead and add a comment...have fun following the tour. Also, if you leave a comment on every blog stop on the tour, you'll receive a Prize. You will receive a whitepaper written by myself and co-author Tony O'Driscoll on where we think 3D Virtual Immersive Environments are on the technology hype cycle.

Please enjoy the tour, the idea is to build a great discussion around the concepts in the book and to bring thinking about 3D virtual worlds for learning and collaboration into the forefront of discussions in the e-learning space.

To facilitate discussion, Tony will be Tweeting quotes of the Day (or hour depending on energy level) during the tour with Twitter Hashtag #lrn3d Feel free to Tweet about the book and the tour as well.

Also, please join the Facebook fan page for the book using the badge below.



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If you would like to purchase the book, you can receive a 20% discount directly from the publisher. Go to the publisher's web site for Learning in 3D and then go to the Shopping Cart and type in the code L3D1.

You can read Chapter One of the book to get a sense of what we will be discussing throughout the book.

Week One

Day One: 01/11/10 ProtonMedia's Blog (Ron Burns, CEO of ProtonMedia wrote the forward of the book so it makes the most sense to have him be the first stop on our blog book tour. Check it out.

Day Two: 01/12/10 Tom King's Mobile Mind

Day Three: 01/13/10 Clark Quinn of Quinnovation will have a stop at his blog Learnlets.

Day Four: 01/14/10 Erica Driver on the ThinkBalm blog.

Day Five: 01/15/10 Rich Mesch at Performance Development Group's Performance Punctuated blog.

Week Two

Day Six: 01/18/10 Jane Bozarth at The Bozarth Zone.

Day Seven: 01/19/10 Mark Viquesney at the TechSpectives Blog which is an online community dedicated to the latest topics in technology and education.

Day Eight: 01/20/10 Rupa Rajagopalan at The Writer's Gateway.

Day Nine: 01/21/10 Brent Schlenker's blog Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development.

Day Ten: 01/22/10 Christy Tucker's Experiencing E-Learning

Week Three

Day Eleven: 01/25/10 Randy Hinrichs at his 2b3D's blog. (He has another stop later in the tour as well.)

Day Twelve: 01/26/10 Mike Qaissaunee's Frequently Asked Q.

Day Thirteen: 01/27/10 Tom Haskins at his blog Growing, Changing, Learning, Creating.

Day Fourteen: 01/28/10 Janet Clarey who has a Brandon Hall Research Blog.

Day Fifteen: 01/29/10 Cammy Bean's blog Learning Visions.

**Special Saturday (01/30/10) post by Stan Yann at The Ignorant Immigrant.

**Special Guest blog post by Mark Copeman at Being Smarter discussing the book tour itself.

Week Four

Day Sixteen 02/01/10 Gordon Snyder's blog Information & Communications Technology Blog

Day Seventeen 02/02/10 Koreen Olbrich's Learning in Tandem

Day Eighteen 02/03/10 Bart Pursel at Virtual Learning Worlds.

Day Nineteen 02/04/10 Clive Shepherd at Clive on Learning.

Day Twenty 02/05/10 Tom Werner who has a Brandon Hall Research blog.

***With special guest blog this week by Course Director Daniel M. Siegel of Full Sail University at his blog Captivation in Education

Week Five

Day Twenty-One 02/08/10 John Rice at the Educational Games Research blog.

Day Twenty-Two 02/09/10 Dan Bliton at the DC Metro ASTD Podcast site.(Yes, this will be a podcast.)

Day Twenty-Three 02/10/10 Connie Malamed at the The eLearning Coach

Day Twenty-Four 02/11/10 Mark Oehlert at e-Clippings (Learning as Art).

Day Twenty-Five 02/12/10 eLearn Magazine will have a review of the book.

***With special guest blog this week by Zaid Ali Alsagoff at his blog Zaid Learn

Week Six

Day Twenty-Six 02/15/10 Chris Brannigan at Thinking Worlds blog.

Day Twenty-Seven 02/16/10 Brian Miller at his blog Cognitive Technologies.

Day Twenty-Eight 02/17/10 Roland Legrand at Mixed Realities.

Day Twenty-Nine 02/18/10 Robyn DeFelice of DishingDesign.

Day Thirty 02/19/10 Randy Hinrichs Reflections on Virtual Worlds.

***With special guest blog this week by Jay Cross.

So there you have the great list of tour stops, please join the tour and continue the discussion of Virtual Immersive Environments for Learning and Collaboration and check out the book's web site at Learning in 3D.
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7 comments:

danucf said...

This tour is a really brilliant idea! I can't wait for you to visit :D

Daniel Siegel
Captivation in Education :)

Karl Kapp said...

Daniel, Thanks, look forward to your stop!

Gadgets said...

Thanks for sharing, Tony quote is awesome.
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Searcher said...

I think learning with 3d is a fabulous concept and I can see a whole series of books coming from this as new advances in 3d seem to occur almost daily.
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Colton said...

Learning in 3d is the way of the future and right now. The book looks real cool.
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vtlau said...

I've tried the virtual tour. It is kind of cool. but the registration and stuffs took quite some time.