Active Worlds is a virtual world application; a 3d virtual reality platform. (This page is under construction.)




Resources and Links:

Active World Website - http://www.activeworlds.com
Active Worlds Wiki - http://wiki.activeworlds.com/index.php?title=Main_Page
Active Worlds Newsletter - http://www.activeworlds.com/newsletter/0711/index.html


SWOT Analysis


Weaknesses
  • Editing only in Windows
  • Software must be downloaded on a server
  • Is a paid for software
  • Uses the work ass in the demo video


Opportunities
  • 30 day free trial
  • Newsletters
  • Good support wiki
  • More private and controlled than Second Life
  • Can import images to make into 3D objects
  • Can be used to teach environmental science


Threats




Ideas for the Classroom