Language Learning Resources In Second Life

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Published on November 1, 2008

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This presentation is part of a live presentation given at Ohio TESOL conference Nov 1, 2008

Language Learning Resources in Second Life Vance Stevens Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi Webheads in Action http://webheads.info Created for Chris Hill’s Technology Session at the Ohio TESOL Conference, Nov 1, 2008

Some links This presentation derives from research I did for an article in the The Linguist http://sl2ndchance.pbwiki.com/ Annotated bibliography re: pedagogical resources on Second Life in education: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~mpepper/slbib New Media Consortium, http://sl.nmc.org/ Over 150 educational institutions listing themselves as maintaining presences in the Simteach Second Life Education Wiki http://www.simteach.com/wiki/index.php?title=Second_Life_Education_Wiki

This presentation derives from research I did for an article in the The Linguist http://sl2ndchance.pbwiki.com/

Annotated bibliography re: pedagogical resources on Second Life in education: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~mpepper/slbib

New Media Consortium, http://sl.nmc.org/

Over 150 educational institutions listing themselves as maintaining presences in the Simteach Second Life Education Wiki http://www.simteach.com/wiki/index.php?title=Second_Life_Education_Wiki

Introductions to Second Life Learning to Teach in Second Life by Diane Carr, April 2008, http://learningfromsocialworlds.wordpress.com/learning-to-teach-in-second-life/ 50-slide presentation by Alya Sulčič http://www.slideshare.net/ialja/virtual-worlds-introduction-second-life-and-beyond

Learning to Teach in Second Life by Diane Carr, April 2008, http://learningfromsocialworlds.wordpress.com/learning-to-teach-in-second-life/

50-slide presentation by Alya Sulčič http://www.slideshare.net/ialja/virtual-worlds-introduction-second-life-and-beyond

Third Places Konrad Glogowski’s idea of classrooms becoming third places, apart from first and second places, (i.e. home and work Ray Oldenburg, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Oldenburg ). Third places conducive to informal learning egalitarian environments social constraints inherent in other spaces relaxed Virtual Classroom Project with Leigh Blackall: http://jokaydia.com/jokaydia-projects/virtual-classroom-project/ and http://www.teachandlearn.ca/blog/2008/04/18/vcpreflection/ ]

Konrad Glogowski’s idea of classrooms becoming third places, apart from first and second places, (i.e. home and work

Ray Oldenburg, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Oldenburg ).

Third places conducive to informal learning

egalitarian environments

social constraints inherent in other spaces relaxed

Virtual Classroom Project with Leigh Blackall:

http://jokaydia.com/jokaydia-projects/virtual-classroom-project/

and http://www.teachandlearn.ca/blog/2008/04/18/vcpreflection/ ]

Transformative Potentials Mark Karstad uses SL with ladies at Dubai Women’s College http ://www.slideshare.net/slanguages/microsoft-power-point-conservative-societies-considerations-from-the-middle-east

Mark Karstad uses SL with ladies at Dubai Women’s College http ://www.slideshare.net/slanguages/microsoft-power-point-conservative-societies-considerations-from-the-middle-east

Conferences / Connectivism Gavin Dudeney http ://slanguages.net Webheads support Houses Study.com

Gavin Dudeney

http ://slanguages.net

Webheads support

Houses Study.com

Reaching Digital Immigrants Graham Stanley’s Teen Grid slideshow: http://www.slideshare.net/bcgstanley/learn-english-second-life-for-teens Graham’s rendition of this talk at the IATEFL Conference in Exeter in April 2008, recorded here: http://exeteronline.britishcouncil.org/mod/resource/view.php?id=147

Graham Stanley’s Teen Grid slideshow: http://www.slideshare.net/bcgstanley/learn-english-second-life-for-teens

Graham’s rendition of this talk at the IATEFL Conference in Exeter in April 2008, recorded here: http://exeteronline.britishcouncil.org/mod/resource/view.php?id=147

Second Life English Kip Yellowjacket http ://www.secondlifeenglish.com/news.php Blog full of tips and tutorials: http://www.esl-secondlife.blogspot.com/

Kip Yellowjacket http ://www.secondlifeenglish.com/news.php

Blog full of tips and tutorials: http://www.esl-secondlife.blogspot.com/

Immersive Language Learning Language Lab: Over to Daf Smirnov

Language Lab: Over to Daf Smirnov

Enough from me! Vance Stevens http://adVancEducation.blogspot.com

Vance Stevens http://adVancEducation.blogspot.com

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