Second Life
What is Second Life?
<ul><li>A 3-D Virtual World </li></ul>
A rich visual environment http://boracay.wikispaces.com/
A place to get into trouble… <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/zeno4ever/383159987/ </li></ul>
Who is doing it? <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/89376128@N00/434142103/in/photostream/ </li></ul>
Non Profit organizations <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/janet_powell/417982387/ </li></ul>
USC Annenberg <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/marksimpkins/142984795/ </li></ul>
How does it work?
Local Client <ul><li>Credit card number or cell phone </li></ul><ul><li>Good graphics card </li></ul><ul><li>Connection to...
Who are you (really)? <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/nmc-campus/427626589/ </li></ul>
Public Spaces
Private Spaces-clubs  <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/clopin/267961478/ </li></ul>
Private Spaces <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/janet_powell/241264989/ </li></ul>
Why is it significant? <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/89376128@N00/380919210/ </li></ul>
addictive <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/mcsixth/437024606/ </li></ul>
Potential to make anything <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/nmc-campus/260218800/ </li></ul>
<ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/geekstar/450892815/ </li></ul>
<ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/nmc-campus/380868194/ </li></ul>
What are the downsides? <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/edouard_r/304896329/ </li></ul>
Server goes down
Griefers
Expensive
Where is it going? <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/89376128@N00/380907239/ </li></ul>
More islands <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/ttrinoid/440927455/ </li></ul>
Sloodle
Social <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/nmc-campus/247952860/ </li></ul>
What are the implications for teaching and learning? <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/janet_powell/303262305/ </li></ul>
Learning Spaces <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/cyprien/279096622/ </li></ul>
Learning Spaces <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/nmc-campus/297008520/ </li></ul>
Seating Circle <ul><li>Courtesy of Nick Noakes </li></ul>
Simulations
Visualizations <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/ttrinoid/440924730/in/photostream/ </li></ul>
Immersive Learning Environments <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/cyprien/437115361/ </li></ul>
Resources? <ul><li>http://sl.nmc.org/wiki/Intro_videos </li></ul><ul><li>http://edumuve.com/tour/ </li></ul><ul><li>SLED :...
<ul><li>Thanks to Nick Noakes for comments and suggestions. </li></ul><ul><li>Cyprien Lomas  </li></ul><ul><li>[email_addr...
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  1. 1. Second Life
  2. 2. What is Second Life?
  3. 3. <ul><li>A 3-D Virtual World </li></ul>
  4. 4. A rich visual environment http://boracay.wikispaces.com/
  5. 5. A place to get into trouble… <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/zeno4ever/383159987/ </li></ul>
  6. 6. Who is doing it? <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/89376128@N00/434142103/in/photostream/ </li></ul>
  7. 7. Non Profit organizations <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/janet_powell/417982387/ </li></ul>
  8. 8. USC Annenberg <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/marksimpkins/142984795/ </li></ul>
  9. 9. How does it work?
  10. 10. Local Client <ul><li>Credit card number or cell phone </li></ul><ul><li>Good graphics card </li></ul><ul><li>Connection to the internet </li></ul>
  11. 11. Who are you (really)? <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/nmc-campus/427626589/ </li></ul>
  12. 12. Public Spaces
  13. 13. Private Spaces-clubs <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/clopin/267961478/ </li></ul>
  14. 14. Private Spaces <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/janet_powell/241264989/ </li></ul>
  15. 15. Why is it significant? <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/89376128@N00/380919210/ </li></ul>
  16. 16. addictive <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/mcsixth/437024606/ </li></ul>
  17. 17. Potential to make anything <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/nmc-campus/260218800/ </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/geekstar/450892815/ </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/nmc-campus/380868194/ </li></ul>
  20. 20. What are the downsides? <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/edouard_r/304896329/ </li></ul>
  21. 21. Server goes down
  22. 22. Griefers
  23. 23. Expensive
  24. 24. Where is it going? <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/89376128@N00/380907239/ </li></ul>
  25. 25. More islands <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/ttrinoid/440927455/ </li></ul>
  26. 26. Sloodle
  27. 27. Social <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/nmc-campus/247952860/ </li></ul>
  28. 28. What are the implications for teaching and learning? <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/janet_powell/303262305/ </li></ul>
  29. 29. Learning Spaces <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/cyprien/279096622/ </li></ul>
  30. 30. Learning Spaces <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/nmc-campus/297008520/ </li></ul>
  31. 31. Seating Circle <ul><li>Courtesy of Nick Noakes </li></ul>
  32. 32. Simulations
  33. 33. Visualizations <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/ttrinoid/440924730/in/photostream/ </li></ul>
  34. 34. Immersive Learning Environments <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/cyprien/437115361/ </li></ul>
  35. 35. Resources? <ul><li>http://sl.nmc.org/wiki/Intro_videos </li></ul><ul><li>http://edumuve.com/tour/ </li></ul><ul><li>SLED : Second Life Educators </li></ul><ul><ul><li>https://lists.secondlife.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/educators </li></ul></ul>
  36. 36. <ul><li>Thanks to Nick Noakes for comments and suggestions. </li></ul><ul><li>Cyprien Lomas </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>SL: Seb Basiat </li></ul>
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