Tag Archive | "virtual learning environments"

Game developed to help school counselors assess suicide risk

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — For school counselors, the first time helping a suicidal student can be an emotional trial by fire. To better prepare counselors for this type of charged situation, a Purdue University professor has developed a computer simulation for virtual training. Carrie Wachter Morris is an assistant professor of counseling and development in [...]

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Purdue highlights cloud computing tools at supercomputing conference

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Facebook for scientists — but built to facilitate serious research rather than socializing — and an award-winning method for putting idle computers to work on scientific breakthroughs are Purdue-developed technologies in the spotlight at the SC09, the world’s largest high-performance computing conference. Purdue is highlighting the HUBzero and DiaGrid technologies at [...]

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Purdue Center dedicated to learning in virtual environments set to open

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue Center for Serious Games and Learning in Virtual Environments will open with a reception from 3-5 p.m. Feb. 12 at Beering Hall, Room 3288. The center, housed in Beering, Room 3288, seeks to encourage collaboration and establish a foundation for research at Purdue on serious games and virtual environments [...]

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