Choosing a Topic
Select something that not only sounds
interesting, but that may also be related
to your major
Select a topic that encourages you to
actively participate in something
Consider partnering with a classmate on
this topic if you didn’t do that for the ﬁrst
SubCultures in Second Life:
Consider joining the furries, the
vampires, or other subculture and
write about what it takes to become a
There are certain tasks which must
b e accomplished to become a
furrie, to include (task 1), (task 2),
and (task 3).
Education in Second Life
Consider visiting several university
campuses in SL, attend speaking
events sponsored by educators in SL
or visit a number of educational
Examples of effective education in
Second Life include...
Business and economics in Second Life
Consider visiting a number of fortune
500 businesses in Second Life to
include Adida, Nike, Apple, IBM,
Some things to remember...
When you arrive at a location, remember to
landmark it, and write down the grid
coordinates. Take a picture.
Describe the location, what do you see,
landscape, design, people, attire, buildings,
sounds, music, etc...
Were you offered a welcome notecard? Can
any of that info be used in your essay?
Begin searching for other outside sources.
Topic and Thesis Statement due on your
Personal Blog by Midnight, March 7
Introduction is due on your Personal
Blog by Midnight, March 12
Second Short Essay is due by Midnight,
Conferences begin March 9-Extra
column on google docs for your topic