OpenQwaq is a computer software for collaboration which enables classes and organizations to implement online 3D virtual world workspaces for specific needs. A 3D virtual environment for online instructions using realtime audio/video, text chat, and document editing/sharing. Similar to a gaming environment, users have an avatar and move around a virtual space to meet in small groups, post topics for discussion and interact.

Software Type: 
Virtualization, Assistive Technology & Survey Resources
Operating System: 
All faculty, students if a class is being held in this environment
To Request Service: 

To get an account, contact . For faculty wanting information about teaching online in this environment and/or a demonstration of how it works, contact the LES Department Chair Rob Sanders ( and/or Lori Dean ( to set up a time.

For Problems or Issues Contact: 
Lori Dean (