Published on July 26, 2007
SECOND LIFE IN HIGHER EDUCATION Sarah “Intellagirl” Robbins Presentation for Houghton Mifflin July 24, 2007
A Little About Me 97: BA in Literature ‘ 99-’02: Macmillan/Que ‘ 03: MA in Literature Now: PhD Candidate in Rhetoric and Writing Director of Emerging Technologies at MediaSauce.com
97: BA in Literature
‘ 99-’02: Macmillan/Que
‘ 03: MA in Literature
Now: PhD Candidate
in Rhetoric and Writing
Director of Emerging
Technologies at MediaSauce.com
MediaSauce.com Internal and External Digital Communication and Marketing Strategist
Understanding Virtual Environment Communication Mechanics: A Developing Taxonomy of Digital Spaces
10 Qualities of Virtual Environments that Impact Communication
Access and Relationship to Others Limited Access Freer Access Limited Relationships Freer Relationships
THE CURRENT SITUATION
Who are our STUDENTS ? Where do they LIVE ? How do they LEARN outside the classroom?
89% USE EMAIL
67% GET NEWS ONLINE
70% RESEARCH FOR SCHOOL ONLINE
64% SEND IMs
74% WATCH VIDEOS ONLINE
43% PLAY ONLINE GAMES
56% DOWNLOAD MUSIC
91% INTERNET SEARCH FOR ANSWERS
52% READ BLOGS
60% SEND/RECEIVE TEXT MESSAGES
57% SEARCHED FOR INFO ABOUT COLLEGE
Wikipedia Traditional Encyclopedia
WHERE WE TEACH THEM
HOW WE DELIVER INFORMATION
A POSSIBLE SOLUTION
What is Second Life? M ulti U ser V irtual E nvironment
History of Second Life April ‘03 : Second Life founded by Linden Lab, SF CA June ‘03 : Second Life goes live March ‘06 : Intellagirl Tully is born October ‘06 : Second Life reaches 1 million January ‘06 : Second Life reaches 2 million
Gartner’s Hype Cycle changes when applied to Second Life education Start here? Start here? Start here?
Components of Second Life
Infinitely Adjustable Avatars
Chat Instant Messaging Inventory Friends List MiniMap Motion Controls Camera Controls Building Tools Chat Window Media Controls
LEARNING METHODS IN SECOND LIFE
ENCOURAGING SPECIFIC BEHAVIORS
PLAYING A ROLE
CHANGING ROLES IN DRAMATIC WAYS
INTERACTING WITH FANTASY
CRITIQUE AND PARODY
WHAT SUBJECTS ARE SUITABLE TO SECOND LIFE?
Biology UK National Physics Lab – Color Blindness
UK National Physics Lab – Color Blindness
Communication CMC Verbal and NonVerbal Small Group Interpersonal
Verbal and NonVerbal
Geography: Climatology, Tourism
Psychology UC Davis Schizophrenia Simulator
UC Davis Schizophrenia Simulator
Theatre/Literature New Globe Theatre
New Globe Theatre
Literature Literature Alive’s Inferno
Literature Alive’s Inferno
Implications Appeal to today’s student Collaboration between campuses, disciplines, students/nonstudents Distributed learning Authenticity Seamless integration from school to work
Appeal to today’s student
Collaboration between campuses, disciplines, students/nonstudents
Seamless integration from school to work
What SL Educators Need Reliable content A trusted guide Safe spaces Understanding of SL in context of other technologies
A trusted guide
Understanding of SL in context of other technologies
Hi , Is there any tool to create a slide show in second life ? . I found something like 3 prim whiteboard from the youtube
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SECOND LIFE IN EDUCATION. Second Life in Education. Rodan Rodenberger aka Rhonda Berger CT&D. Jellie Lane aka Janelle Fernandez Virtual College.
Apprenez-en plus sur Second Life, un monde virtuel en 3D où les résidents peuvent créer un avatar, se retrouver, construire, et discuter gratuitement ...
Second Life Education. What is Second Life (SL)?. Second Life (SL) is a 3D virtual world/Multi user virtual environment ( MUVE ). Developed by Linden Lab ...
What is Second Life? Second Life is a 3D world where everyone you see is a real person and every place you visit is built by people just like you.
Submit your photos for consideration in the Pic of the Day program on the Official Second Life Flickr page. Blogs. ... Second Life Blogs; Second Life ...