Getting Your Cyberturf: Your School in Second Life and/or OpenSim

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From the Flat Classroom Conference presentations: JUST the info on getting your school (college, university, international school) into Second Life and/or OpenSim.

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Getting Your Cyberturf: Your School in Second Life and/or OpenSim

  1. 1. Getting Your Cyberturf (Second Life and OpenSim): FCC Presentation Subset<br />David W. Deeds, IT Manager/Teacher<br />Changchun American International School<br />Flat Classroom Conference: Beijing, China<br />February 25, 2011<br />
  2. 2. Virtual Worlds Part I:Second Life 101<br />David W. Deeds, IT Manager/Teacher<br />Changchun American International School<br />Flat Classroom Conference: Beijing, China<br />February 25, 2011<br />
  3. 3. Getting Your Cyberturf: New Media Consortium<br />International, nonprofit organization<br />Linden Lab certified service provider<br />Offers discounts for educational organizations<br />Mutual facilities on each sim, plus entire islands with facilities<br />Other services available, up to designing and building entire island<br />Virtual Worlds I: Second Life 101<br />
  4. 4. Getting Your Cyberturf: New Media Consortium<br />2048 sq m (64 x 32, 469 prims) US$200/year <br />4096 sq m (64 x 64, 938 prims) US$400/year <br />8192 sq m (128 x 64, 1875 prims) US$800/year<br />Entire sim (256 x 256, 15000 prims) US$5000/year<br />http://virtualworlds.nmc.org/services/<br />Contact: Nancy Reeves (nancy@nmc.org)<br />Virtual Worlds I: Second Life 101<br />
  5. 5. Getting Your Cyberturf: Jokaydia<br />(Also rents OpenSim regions)<br />1024 sq m (235 prims) US$350/year<br />1500 sq m (350 prims) US$450/year<br />http://slurl.com/secondlife/jokaydia/127/127/24/<br />http://jokaydia.com/rentals/index.php<br />Contact: Jo Kay (joannamkay@gmail.com)<br />(Jokay Wollongong in Second Life)<br />Virtual Worlds I: Second Life 101<br />
  6. 6. Getting Your Cyberturf: International School Islands<br />512 sq m (110 prims) US$95/year<br />1024 sq m (220 prims) US $190 per year<br />Individual mini-island , 512 sq m (130 prims) US$200 /year<br />http://slurl.com/secondlife/International%20Schools/68/82/24/<br />http://www.shambles.net/secondlife/isi_renting/index.htm<br />Contact: Chris Smith (shambles.guru@gmail.com)<br />(ShamblesguruVoom in Second Life)<br />Virtual Worlds I: Second Life 101<br />
  7. 7. Getting Your Cyberturf: Timbucks<br />4096 sq m (460 prims) US$300/year<br />(Price varies if inland or beachfront, customizable)<br />http://slurl.com/secondlife/Timbucks/123/245/23/<br />Contact: Tammy DeCoste (Knotawriter@gmail.com)<br />(Knota Writer in Second Life)<br />Virtual Worlds I: Second Life 101<br />
  8. 8. Virtual Worlds Part II:OpenSim101<br />David W. Deeds, IT Manager/Teacher<br />Changchun American International School<br />Flat Classroom Conference: Beijing, China<br />February 25, 2011<br />
  9. 9. Getting Your CyberturfOptions:<br />Private Region/Grid for School<br />Connected Grid for Multiple Schools (e.g., China, Harrow, International Baccaleaurate Organization, 21st Century Schools)<br />Three Vendors Offering Both:<br />ReactionGrid<br />Jokaydia<br />Dreamland Metaverse<br />Virtual Worlds II: OpenSim101<br />
  10. 10. Getting Your Cyberturf: ReactionGrid<br />(Also has Unity/Jibe Acccounts)<br />http://reactiongrid.myshopify.com/collections/virtual-worlds<br />US$75/month for 4 regions, US$220 setup<br />(Hyper-V, each school gets its own server)<br />Grids: 1 week, prices depend on power/users<br />Contact: Robin Gomboy (robing2@reactiongrid.com)<br />Virtual Worlds II: OpenSim101<br />
  11. 11. Getting Your Cyberturf: Jokaydia<br />(Also rents Second Life regions)<br />http://www.jokaydiagrid.com/rent-a-sim/<br />1 region: US$25/month<br />2 regions: US$50/month<br />3 regions: US$75/month<br />Grid: 1 week, prices depend on power/users<br />Contact: Jo Kay (joannamkay@gmail.com)<br />Virtual Worlds II: OpenSim101<br />
  12. 12. Getting Your Cyberturf: Dreamland Metaverse<br />(No Setup Costs)<br />http://www.dreamlandmetaverse.com/<br />Residential Region (40 avatars): US$45/month<br />Professional Region (80 avatars, 45000 prims): US$90/month<br />Grid: 1 week , US$45 Core + US$45 Each School <br />Contact: Snoopy Pfeffer (snoopy.pfeffer@yahoo.com)<br />Virtual Worlds II: OpenSim101<br />

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