Introduction by Bob Ervin

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A global center of excellence

Dr. Larry Keen

Introduction by
Bob Ervin


Virtual College Center


The

Virtual

College

Center

is

an

advanced

visualization

and

interactive

design

center


Offsetting

the

impact

of

globalization

as

a

Center

Of

Excellence

for

Advanced

Learning
:


Graduating

Simulation

Modeling

Technicians


Simulation

Based

Learning


Innovation

for

TelePresence

in

education



Innovation

in

global

education

A path to excellence


The

Virtual

College

Center

at

FTCC

enjoyed

its

grand

opening

on

June

5
th
,

2008

and

we

are

excited

about

our

achievements


Establishing

a

innovation

hub

for

our

BRAC

RTF

11

County

partners


Graduating

Simulation

Modeling

Technicians



Capstone

learning


Training

and

Hiring

Disabled

American

Veterans


Simulation

Based

Learning

/

Visual

Learning

Object

Repository


Translating

RAW

technology

into

working

labs

with

real

definable

missions


Creating

a

public

private

partnership



BRAC RTF


Innovation Hub


The

All

American

center

for

workforce

development


Establishing

a

innovation

hub

for

our

BRAC

RTF

11

County

partners


Driving

best

method

practices

across

the

11

counties


Creating

a

content

consortium

for

interactive

learning

technologies

/

SBL





Graduating SMT’s


The

Virtual

College

Center

graduated

its

first

16

Certificate

program

for
:


Simulation Modeling Technicians


The

curriculum

consisted

of
:


C#

(sharp)

programming


GIS


3
D

Studio

Max

/

Photoshop


AutoCAD

/

Drafting



Capstone

Learning



Learn

by

doing!


12

Weeks

into

the

course


Cumberland

county


Google

Earth


Embedded

EON

3
D


Program

Management


Taught

thru

TelePresence



Disabled American Veterans

Nic

Phillips

(center)

received

his

Disabled

American

Veteran

(DAV)

Life

Member

pin

from

two

other

lifetime

members
.

Present

to

do

the

honors

were

(from

left)

Al

Patterson,

chairman

of

the

board

for

Navigator

Development

Group

Inc
.

and

Wally

Tyson,

national

second

junior

vice

commander

for

the

DAV
.


SBL and VLOR


Our Innovation Team for i3D is using
the technology and is creating a
reusable hierarchy:


Tier 1
-

Visual Learning Objects


Level 1


Show


Level 2


Show & Do


Level 3


Tell, Show, Do, Ask and Track


Tier 2


Immersive Learning Modules


Tier 3


Simulation Based Learning


All stored in a Visual Learning
Object Repository (VLOR)




3D object


Tell

Show


Do
-

Ask


RSS Tagged

Translating Technology


The

Virtual

College

Center

at

FTCC

has

translated

technology

capability

into

working

labs
:


Virtual

eye

to

eye

communication

through

our

Telepresence

Lab


Virtual

Reality

through

our

Immersive

Learning

Lab’s

CAVE

environment


Virtual

Learning

through

Visual

Learning

Labs


Virtual

presentation

technology

at

our

Experience

and

Discovery

Lab

creates

“Edutainment”


Virtual

learning

integrated

with

our

Broadcast

Studio

&

Lab


Virtual

Reality

Development

in

our

Development

Lab



Telepresence Lab


Mission
:

The

Tele
-
presence

Lab

provides

an

innovation

hub

for

advance

distance

learning

and

human

interaction

that

provides

cognitive

eye
-
to
-
eye

contact

in

order

to

allow

for

more

effective

collaboration

of

ideas,

learning

and

discovery
.



On

a

daily

basis

we
:


Virtually

communicate

ideas,

learning

and

vision

more

effectively


Virtually

collaborate

in

real

time

eye
-
to
-
eye

sessions


Virtually

accelerate

decision

making

and

discovery

Immersive Learning Lab


Mission
:

The

Immersive

Learning

Lab

provides

a

CAVE

environment

in

order

to

create

a

realistic

learning

by

doing

experience
.


On

a

daily

basis

our

students
:


Virtually

become

part

of

an

immersive

learning

environment


Learn

by

doing

in

a

Virtual

Reality

360

degree

environment


Experience & Discovery Lab


Mission
:

The

Experience

and

Discovery

Lab

provides

an

exciting

and

innovative

method

of

knowledge

transfer

in

order

for

audiences

to

discover

new

ideas

and

concepts

through

"edutainment
.



On

a

daily

basis

our

students,

faculty

and

industry
:


Experience

an

exciting

and

innovative

method

of

knowledge

transfer


Reach

out

to

the

K
-
12

Visual Learning Lab


Mission
:

The

Visual

Learning

Labs

provides

an

exciting

and

stimulating

learning

environment

so

that

students

and

faculty

can

virtually

and

visually

communicate

their

ideas

and

discovery
.


On

a

daily

basis

our

students

and

faculty
:


Virtually

and

visually

communicate

their

ideas

and

discovery

in

a

3
D

stereoscopic

classroom


Learn

by

doing

in

a

visually

exciting

and

stimulating

environment

Broadcast Studio & Lab


Mission
:

The

Broadcast

Studio

&

Lab

provides

digital

and

3
D

media

in

a

leading

edge

environment

so

that

students

and

faculty

learn

how

to

integrate

virtual

technologies

with

traditional

and

emerging

broadcast

technologies
.



On

a

daily

basis

our

students

and

faculty
:


Learn

how

to

integrate

virtual

technologies

with

traditional

and

emerging

broadcast

technologies

in

an

innovative

environment


3
D

TV

technology


CG

Technology

The Development Lab


Mission
:

The

Development

provides

3
D

content

lifecycle

support

in

order

to

support

advanced

distance

and

simulation

based

initiatives

for

workforce

and

economic

development
.


On

a

daily

basis

our

team
:


Keeps

the

center

running


Builds

content


Trains

staff

and

students

Public Private Partnership


The

Virtual

College

Center

has

partnered

with

global

industry

to

co
-
opt

and

import


Best

methods



Latest

technology