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Title: Centre for Virtual Environments The University of Salford

vítám ! Sveikas! Witac! Wilkommen!

CrimCity Partner Meeting 28th-29th April 2005
  • University of Salford
  • Centre for Virtual Environments (CVE)
  • Salford Innovation Park (SIP)
  • Universitat of Potsdam (UP)
  • Institute of Future Studies (IFS)
  • Greater Manchester Police
  • Vytauto Didziojo Universitas (VDU)
  • Oskar Kammer Schule (OKS)
  • Policejni Akademie (PA)

The Programme
  • Day 1
  • Welcome
  • Partner Presentations (5 mins)
  • Tour of CVE
  • Overview of the Project
  • Lunch
  • Presentation of Crimcity Workshop
  • Review of Deliverables Partner Roles

Programme Contd
  • Day 2
  • Crimcity Workshop
  • Lunch
  • Review of Workshop
  • Planning for Local Workshops
  • Activities Programme for next 3 months

Centre for Virtual Environments
  • 5 Minute overview
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Enterprise
  • Facilities
  • Reality Centre
  • Cave
  • Workbenches
  • Tour

CrimCity - Objectives
  • Extend the concept of CrimCity to other member
  • Propose design or behavioural solutions
  • Develop a computer based interactive learning
  • Develop a network of teachers and schools in the
    partner countries to promote the use of VE as an
    educational tool
  • Create a website to support and disseminate the
  • Share experiences of street crime and develop
    innovative learning tools

  • A collection of VEs - 1 interactive product
    multiple elements
  • New curricula materials
  • A tool to support community empowerment
  • Teacher Training (workshops packages) 6 new

Outcomes contd
  • Involvement and Training of community groups and
  • 5 local workshops
  • 3 international workshops/conference
  • Website use of VEs street safety and
  • Models for VEs tool for learning and teaching
  • Pedagogical and didactical framework
  • an improvement in key skills for at least 120
    beneficiaries aged between 14-19. (Assessment
  • Development of VE learning activities ICT across
    the curriculum
  • Articles and publicity (min 20)

Partners Roles/Responsibilities
  • All
  • implement a new technique for looking at issues
    of street crime and design with local partners
  • test the technical content of the VE and be
    involved in testing with local students (exc Cz)
  • input into the VE content and translation
  • work with local teachers, and provide information
    for teacher training materials

Partner Roles Contd
  • Salford University GMP
  • promote best practice and lessons learnt
    nationally and internationally
  • identify application of VE to curriculum
  • Universitat Potsdam
  • evaluation of school materials
  • develop teacher training materials
  • lead on evaluation with support from all partners

Partner Roles Contd
  • IFS
  • documentation of development and implementation
    process of the learning activities
  • research into the learning processes in virtual
    (3d) environments
  • raising awareness of street crime more widely by
    giving access to the CrimCity VE to a broad
    public, including pupils, teachers, politicians
    and interested people on a large 3d-environment
  • live collaboration Cave-to-Cave

  • Web presence use of VE in schools all
    languages- hosted by IFS - accessible by the
    public All partners
  • Leaflets and posters distributed to students,
    teachers, parents and professionals in the fields
    of educational technology describing the project,
    and its outcomes. All partners
  • Press releases All partners locally - IFS to lead
  • Open day events in the participating schools All
  • Conferences Symposia focused on educational
    issues IFS, UP US
  • Technical papers and articles for teaching
    journals IFS, UP US
  • Pedagogical Papers UP, IFS, VDU
  • Presentation in large 3d-environment to teachers,
    trainers, pupils and parents IFS US
  • Plenary Conference educators and specialists
    throughout the EU
  • FTP service for distributing educational material
    and guidelines developed IFS
  • Transnational communication platform to pioneer
    the use of VE in classrooms
  • Presentation of developments and experiences to
    key organisations which will support
    transnational project and the National Agencies.
    US supported by all partners

  • Staff 289,132
  • Equipment 12,000
  • Consultancy 36,100
  • Travel/Subs 27,992
  • Overheads 12,000
  • Total 377,224
  • Grant 254,686
  • Match Fund 122,538

Review of Workplan Timescales
  • See Table..
  • Contractual Position signed agreements

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Crim City Workpackages
  • Workpackage 1 Design Stage
  • Workshop one at Salford University. All partners
    to participate in design exercise
  • Develop local partnerships
  • Provide partners with materials and training
  • Devise framework for reporting results
  • Revise workplan and detailed responsibility

Crim City Workpackages
  • Workpackage 2 Case studies and practical
  • Partners undertake a paper based exercise in
    respective states with local partners
  • Salford team to provide support and advice to
    partners with regard to recognising differences
    between local partnerships
  • Develop framework for the VE applications,
    content and interactivity

Crim City Workpackages
  • Workpackage 3 Technical outline and development
  • All partners to provide examples and education
    content of current learning materials.
  • Workshop 2 at ???? To include all partners.
  • Framework and design
  • Content creation 3d worlds
  • Interactivity

Crim City Workpackages
  • Workpackage 4 Content and materials development
  • Pedagogy and didactic materials developed
  • Teacher trainer packs and exercises for users
  • Testing

Crim City Workpackages
  • Workpackage 5 Final conference and dissemination
  • Final conference to be held at ????
  • Disemination exercise to include publication of
    results and work undertaken by partners. Webpages
    developed by Salford as a discussion forum.
  • launch and demo.
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