Creating web-based blended learning and virtual teaming environments to support corporate strategic training initiatives.
VCB is one of Rheingold Associates, an organization of experts in Internet-based virtual community who specialize in bringing the benefits of knowledge management through facilitated web conferencing to corporate, educational, and not-for-profit organizations.
Smithsonian American Art Virtual Campus VCB provided project management services through Rheingold Associates to this educational outreach project of the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Virtual Tours of the SAAM collection were featured in this space.
VCB provided project management for Panoramas, a trilateral virtual exhibition celebrating the landscape of North America, presented by the Canadian Heritage Information Network, the Canadian Museum of Civilization, the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, The Winnipeg Art Gallery, and the governments of Canada, Mexico, and the United States
VCB provided technical and content Support for OSN 2001, a web-based conference which took place March 28 through April 11, 2001
VCB provided strategic planning services through Rheingold Associates to the American Health Initiative. AHI is dedicated to building a sustainable platform for bringing the American people together in constructive dialogue around critical health care issues. That platform links Internet based public dialogue with regional forums to facilitate mutual understanding and accelerate community driven decisions. An initial dialogue focus was on be on secure access to basic health care services for all.
VCB provided technical support, designing and implementing a wireless network for the Decatur Community Partnership, a human services organization which coordinates joint activities among human services agencies in Macon County, Illinois.
VCB provided tech support and training services to the Area IV Learning Technology Hub schools for the Illinois State Board of Education’s Museum In The Classroom Project. This project gave school kids the chance to work with the staffs of Illinois museums and some pretty high tech toys…Macintosh Power PC’s, Quicktake digital cameras and VideoLabs FlexCams. Using Apple Quicktime VR Authoring Studio to work with, we made museum web pages come to life with QTVR panoramic and 360 degree object movies. VCB posted web pages used for training teachers and teams of K-12 students at the Area IV Museums In the Classroom Resources Page.