Second Life for Education_Intro

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Published on May 4, 2008

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Slide 1:  Teaching & Learning in Second Life An Open Virtual World with Educational Environments :  Beginning a new life Who’s already in SL? What are they doing? What is this world? What is Second Life? First Encounter : First Encounter Immersion : Immersion An Evolving Process : An Evolving Process Novelty Valuable platform Disillusionment Novelty : Novelty Disillusionment : Disillusionment “ Second Life Trouble in Geekland It's the sort of drama written for Second Life nerds. CNET writer Daniel Terdiman nabbed an exclusive! hot! interview with supposed second-life millionaire Ailin Graef. After the interview started, Terdiman and Second-Life publicist were assaulted with animated flying penises. You can't make this crap up. But virtual reality geeks can.” http://valleywag.com/tech/second-life/trouble-in-geekland-223304.php Griefers Sexual Fantasy Valuable platform for teaching and learning : Valuable platform for teaching and learning Machinima Tour of SL : Machinima Tour of SL Click on image to play video 3minutes Web version: http://zonorus.marlboro.edu/~emccarthy/myvideos/videopage.html The Natives are Restless : The Natives are Restless Linden Labs : Linden Labs Avatars : Avatars virtual persona Some Features & Tools : Some Features & Tools Communication text/voice, IM Notecards/dropboxes Groups Babbler –language translation Movement walk, fly, teleport landmarks, search camera controls (views) Building & Scripting making objects and animating them Textures & images Currency exchange rate fluctuates at around $260 Linden to $1 United States. Transversing worlds : Transversing worlds Web 3D : Web 3D Teleporting to the other world : Teleporting to the other world Becoming an Early Adopter : Becoming an Early Adopter Click on image to play video 3minutes http://www.zonorus.marlboro.edu/~emccarthy/flashvideos/ZenoMarbach/ZenoMarbachFlash.html An Early Adopter : An Early Adopter Click on image to play video 4minutes http://www.zonorus.marlboro.edu/~emccarthy/flashvideos/ChasPera/ChasPera.html Teaching in Second Life : Teaching in Second Life Click on image to play video http://www.zonorus.marlboro.edu/~emccarthy/flashvideos/FutchaRhode/FutchaRhode.html Teaching in Second Life : Teaching in Second Life Click on image to play video http://www.zonorus.marlboro.edu/~emccarthy/flashvideos/Intellagirl/Intellagirl.html Second Life Highlights : Second Life Highlights Allows for engaging students in the “doing” creating content, exploration, experiential learning Immersive Sense of real presence in the virtual world Social, connect to others in the real world You don’t have to be an expert “Fun” factor Imaginative/creative learning environment References : References The Proteus Effect: http://www.nickyee.com/pubs/Yee%20&%20Bailenson%20-%20Proteus%20Effect%20(in%20press).pdf A. Gronstedt, 8/2007 ( pg.1, par. 7) http://www.gronstedtgroup.com/pdf/T_D_Magazine_secondlife_article_07.pdf 2008 Horizon Report Released at EDUCAUSE ELI conference. Retrieved February 28, 2008, from The New Media Consortium Web site: http://www.nmc.org/horizon/ Gibson, D., Aldrich. C., Prensky, M. , Games & Simulations in Online Learning, Information Science Publishing, Hershey, PA (2007) Prensky, M (2001). Mark Prensky. Retrieved February 12, 2008, from Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants Web site: http://www.marcprensky.com/writing/Prensky%20-%20Digital%20Natives,%20Digital%20Immigrants%20-%20Part1.pdf Resources : Resources Second Life: http://secondlife.com/ http://secondlifegrid.net/programs/education#sled http://blog.secondlife.com/ Tutorials: http://trainingvideos.hscs.wmin.ac.uk/second1/index.html http://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/Video_Tutorials http://youtube.com/profile?user=Torley Educational Sites re SL: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~mpepper/slbib http://connect.educause.edu/browse/content/node/2176,54,141/feed http://virtualworlds.nmc.org/ Marc Prensky: http://www.marcprensky.com/writing/default.asp David Gibson: http://www.globalchallengeaward.org/managementteam/david_gibson.html Sarah “Intellagirl” Robbins: http://www.intellagirl.com/ Sample sites in SL : Sample sites in SL List of Universities, Colleges, Institutions in SL: http://simteach.com/wiki/index.php?title=Institutions_and_Organizations_in_SL Harvard http://slurl.com/secondlife/Berkman/119/57/25 ISTE Island http://slurl.com/secondlife/ISTE%20Island/211/148/23 Exploratorium (science Fridays) http://www.exploratorium.edu/worlds/secondlife/ Virtual Hallucinations, Univ. California http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/ais/virtualhallucinations/ http://slurl.com/secondlife/Sedig/26/45/22 Languages http://slurl.com/secondlife/Globalink/123/152/24 SL Showcase http://secondlife.com/showcase/ Slide 25: Elizabeth McCarthy Walden, Vermont mccarthy@fairpoint.net www.mccarthyefolio.org http://zonorus.marlboro.edu/~emccarthy/ Ebliu Maktoum, Avatar Second Life May 5, 2008 Credits : Credits Images from Flickr.com By NMC, Second Life

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