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Published on November 2, 2007

Author: BethRitterGuth

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Delivered on November 2, 2007 at Philadelphia Community College.

Second Life @ College Beth Ritter-Guth Lehigh Carbon Community College [email_address]

What is Second Life? Second Life is a Multi-User Virtual Environment Second Life is not a game Other Multi-User Virtual Environments There SIMS online

Second Life is a Multi-User Virtual Environment

Second Life is not a game

Other Multi-User Virtual Environments

There

SIMS online

Who is Using Second Life? Educators (300+) Ivy League (Harvard, Stanford, Princeton) Big Ten (Penn State) Community Colleges (LCCC) Business Leaders IBM, Nissan, Sun Microsystems Philanthropists MacArthur Foundation, Relay for Life Politicians John Kerry, Hilary Clinton, Republican Party

Educators (300+)

Ivy League (Harvard, Stanford, Princeton)

Big Ten (Penn State)

Community Colleges (LCCC)

Business Leaders

IBM, Nissan, Sun Microsystems

Philanthropists

MacArthur Foundation, Relay for Life

Politicians

John Kerry, Hilary Clinton, Republican Party

The World The Sistine Chapel at Vassar The Genome Project Sci-Foo at Drexel Literature Alive! In Second Life (sample) Edgar Allan Poe’s House of Usher The British Literature Classroom @ Camelot The Virtual Canterbury Tales Grendel’s Lair Walden Pond The Virtual Naylor Project

The Sistine Chapel at Vassar

The Genome Project

Sci-Foo at Drexel

Literature Alive! In Second Life (sample)

Edgar Allan Poe’s House of Usher

The British Literature Classroom @ Camelot

The Virtual Canterbury Tales

Grendel’s Lair

Walden Pond

The Virtual Naylor Project

LCCC in Second Life The Collaboration Station Technical Writing Professional Presentations Media Scriptwriting and Storyboarding World University Exchange Japan, Korea, France, Canada, and US (DSU, IUP)

The Collaboration Station

Technical Writing

Professional Presentations

Media Scriptwriting and Storyboarding

World University Exchange

Japan, Korea, France, Canada, and US (DSU, IUP)

Virtual Leadership Virtual Ethics Ethical use of Web 2.0 Virtual Ethics Trademark/Copyright Educator Role Modeling Philanthropy and Open Access

Virtual Ethics

Ethical use of Web 2.0

Virtual Ethics

Trademark/Copyright

Educator Role Modeling

Philanthropy and Open Access

Risks and Criticism Technology Glitches (lag, graphics, older equipment) Open Labs Educational Value SL is a tool; it is not the only tool Adult Content There is adult content on the web, as well Technology versus Content Faculty need training; course objectives come first Griefing Students and faculty need training Addiction Students need to be prepared for risks

Technology Glitches (lag, graphics, older equipment)

Open Labs

Educational Value

SL is a tool; it is not the only tool

Adult Content

There is adult content on the web, as well

Technology versus Content

Faculty need training; course objectives come first

Griefing

Students and faculty need training

Addiction

Students need to be prepared for risks

Benefits Retention Material (longevity) In-Class and University Immersion Hands-On learning Student-Centered Pedagogy Global Partnerships International Projects Collaboration Faculty, Students, Librarians

Retention

Material (longevity)

In-Class and University

Immersion

Hands-On learning

Student-Centered Pedagogy

Global Partnerships

International Projects

Collaboration

Faculty, Students, Librarians

Ready to Travel? Preparing for International Travel

Preparing for International Travel

Virtual Tour Progressive Era Literature Plot World University Exchange Health Info Islands (NIH) Sistine Chapel NOAA International Space Flight Museum

Progressive Era Literature Plot

World University Exchange

Health Info Islands (NIH)

Sistine Chapel

NOAA

International Space Flight Museum

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