Murdoch University and Second Life

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Information about Murdoch University and Second Life

Published on December 20, 2007

Author: edtechkat

Source: slideshare.net

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Presentation to Prospective Students office and First Year Experience Coordinator 21 December 2007.

Murdoch University in Second Life Kathryn Greenhill, December 2007

Slides at: http://edtechkat.wordpress.com

Second Life What Unis are doing there Murdoch University Island

Second Life

What Unis are doing there

Murdoch University Island

What is Second Life?

A 3D Online Digital World Imagined, Created and Owned by its residents MUVE : Multi User Virtual Environment

Avatars Islands Buildings Objects

YES Graphic, user controlled interface Avatars Inventory Interact with environment Interact with others Isn’t it just a game ? NO No rules No points No strategy No win/lose No start and end

YES

Graphic, user controlled interface

Avatars

Inventory

Interact with environment

Interact with others

NO

No rules

No points

No strategy

No win/lose

No start and end

Avatars Talk Modify Move What do you do Second Life ?

Avatars

Talk

Modify

Move

Objects Build Upload Buy, sell and trade Animate Script

Objects

Build

Upload

Buy, sell and trade

Animate

Script

Environment Streamed media Join groups and network Events

Environment

Streamed media

Join groups and network

Events

Universities

Australian Universities USQ – Terra incognita QUT – Law Faculty RMIT AFTRS Monash Griffiths Murdoch (CSIRO and ABC)

USQ – Terra incognita

QUT – Law Faculty

RMIT

AFTRS

Monash

Griffiths

Murdoch

(CSIRO and ABC)

What are they doing? Presentations Teaching Conferences International Networking Showcasing University Replicating physical layout Showing new buildings

Presentations

Teaching

Conferences

International Networking

Showcasing University

Replicating physical layout

Showing new buildings

Murdoch University Library

Murdoch University Library: Discovering your Second Life

Offer SL PC lab and training sessions

Murdoch University Open Day 2007

http://murdochsecondlife.pbwiki.com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KiH7dkOVaLc

Second Life Interest Group

Murdoch University Island Library Teaching and Learning ITS School of IT

Library

Teaching and Learning

ITS

School of IT

Delivered 28 Sept 2007

Admin and development Library Public Murdoch Community Ideas Space ICT333

Admin and development

Library

Public

Murdoch Community Ideas Space

ICT333

ICT333 / TLC277 6 students Job interview simulation

Things to know

Not many of our students are there…yet Educause/NMC Horizon Report 2007 identified Online Virtual Worlds as one of 6 new technologies likely to have most impact on Higher Education. Equity – broadband, high end graphics card and skills Chance to learn how to use this kind of environment

Not many of our students are there…yet

Educause/NMC Horizon Report 2007 identified Online Virtual Worlds as one of 6 new technologies likely to have most impact on Higher Education.

Equity – broadband, high end graphics card and skills

Chance to learn how to use this kind of environment

Let’s play….. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com

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