TEACHING (AND TOURING) IN
THE VIRTUAL WORLD
VIRTUAL WORLDS

    “A virtual World is a computer-based simulated

    environment intended for users to inhabit and
   ...
TEACHING

    Experience


    Pros and Cons

TWINITY

    Beta


    Stilted

SECOND LIFE

    Established


    400 Institutions PLUS

TOURING

    Universities


    Health


    Libraries


    Aquatic

Teaching & Touring in the Virtual World
Teaching & Touring in the Virtual World
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  • A virtual world is just this. It can be housed on your computer or utilize what is known as a client.
  • Very fun! Technology…Step by step instructions…Stating where and how…
  • Mention mirrors….Growth so far…lonely10 minutes
  • http://sleducation.wikispaces.com/educationaluses10 min
  • 1.5 hours….
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  • Teaching & Touring in the Virtual World

    1. 1. TEACHING (AND TOURING) IN THE VIRTUAL WORLD
    2. 2. VIRTUAL WORLDS “A virtual World is a computer-based simulated  environment intended for users to inhabit and interact via avatars” (Wikipedia, 2009)
    3. 3. TEACHING Experience  Pros and Cons 
    4. 4. TWINITY Beta  Stilted 
    5. 5. SECOND LIFE Established  400 Institutions PLUS 
    6. 6. TOURING Universities  Health  Libraries  Aquatic 

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