NYSCATE ‘ The Quest for Success’ November 18 – 20, 2007 Get a Life, a Second Life That Is! Nancy Sharoff Laelia Laval (SL)
‘ Get a Life, a Second Life That Is!’ Nancy Sharoff (RL) Laelia Laval (SL) Contact:  [email_address] get-a-2 nd -life.wiki...
Educator-Focused NOT Student-Focused Presentation
Second Life www.secondlife.com
Second Life The Main Grid Land Map of SL
<ul><li>Cliff Notes on SL: </li></ul><ul><li>SL is owned by Linden Labs </li></ul><ul><li>Went online in 2002 </li></ul><u...
Hours Logged Into SL Sept. ’03   51,699 hours Sept. ’04   404,269 hours Sept. ’05  1,337,301 hours Sept. ’06  4,968,051 ho...
Unique Residents Sept. ’03     1,088 Sept. ’04   9,247 Sept. ’05  38,802 Sept. ’06  529,076 Sept. ’07  6,736,832 Source:  ...
Source:  www.secondlifeinsider.com Countries Represented United States 30% Germany   8% Brazil   7% Japan   7% United King...
Source:  www.secondlifeinsider.com Ages Represented 18 – 24 25% 25 – 34 37% 35 – 44 23% 45+   14% Unknown   1%
Source:  www.secondlifeinsider.com Gender September 2007 Female – 42% Male – 58%
Map of Online Communities Source: http://xkcd.com/256/
<ul><li>Minuses: </li></ul><ul><li>Takes up A LOT of your computer’s  </li></ul><ul><li>resources </li></ul><ul><li>Requir...
<ul><li>Pluses: </li></ul><ul><li>24/7/365 </li></ul><ul><li>NOT passive </li></ul><ul><li>Meet educators from around the ...
Laelia’s Top 10 Picks (November 2007)
Laelia’s #10 ISTE ISTE Island (90,78, 30)
Laelia’s #9 Discovery Educator Network EduIsland II (69, 99, 21)
Laelia’s #8 SL olar Central EduIsland II (32, 213, 21)
Laelia’s #7 The Ivory Tower of Primitives Natoma (208,, 164, 27)
Laelia’s #6 Terra Incognita – Decka Mah’s Place Terra incognita (157, 107, 33)
Laelia’s #5 Academy of Second Life (ASL) Eson (32, 162, 351)
Laelia’s #4 Rockcliffe Sandbox Rockcliffe I (182, 185, 451)
Laelia’s #3 Imagination Breeding & Zoo Stone Pike (105, 237, 25)
Laelia’s #2 Svarga Svarga (7, 123, 22) Source for middle image:  Pathfinder Linden
Laelia’s Top Pick (November 2007) 17 Unsung Songs East of Odyssey (43, 47, 61)
Questions?
Nancy Sharoff (RL) Laelia Laval (SL) Contact:  [email_address] get-a-2 nd -life.wikispaces.com
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  1. 1. NYSCATE ‘ The Quest for Success’ November 18 – 20, 2007 Get a Life, a Second Life That Is! Nancy Sharoff Laelia Laval (SL)
  2. 2. ‘ Get a Life, a Second Life That Is!’ Nancy Sharoff (RL) Laelia Laval (SL) Contact: [email_address] get-a-2 nd -life.wikispaces.com nyscate.ning.com
  3. 3. Educator-Focused NOT Student-Focused Presentation
  4. 4. Second Life www.secondlife.com
  5. 5. Second Life The Main Grid Land Map of SL
  6. 6. <ul><li>Cliff Notes on SL: </li></ul><ul><li>SL is owned by Linden Labs </li></ul><ul><li>Went online in 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>Loosely based on ‘Snow Crash’ by </li></ul><ul><li>Stephenson </li></ul>
  7. 7. Hours Logged Into SL Sept. ’03 51,699 hours Sept. ’04 404,269 hours Sept. ’05 1,337,301 hours Sept. ’06 4,968,051 hours Sept. ’07 24,138,413 hours Source: www.secondlifeinsider.com
  8. 8. Unique Residents Sept. ’03 1,088 Sept. ’04 9,247 Sept. ’05 38,802 Sept. ’06 529,076 Sept. ’07 6,736,832 Source: www.secondlifeinsider.com
  9. 9. Source: www.secondlifeinsider.com Countries Represented United States 30% Germany 8% Brazil 7% Japan 7% United Kingdom 7% France 5%
  10. 10. Source: www.secondlifeinsider.com Ages Represented 18 – 24 25% 25 – 34 37% 35 – 44 23% 45+ 14% Unknown 1%
  11. 11. Source: www.secondlifeinsider.com Gender September 2007 Female – 42% Male – 58%
  12. 12. Map of Online Communities Source: http://xkcd.com/256/
  13. 13. <ul><li>Minuses: </li></ul><ul><li>Takes up A LOT of your computer’s </li></ul><ul><li>resources </li></ul><ul><li>Requires high speed internet </li></ul><ul><li>It’s TOTALLY adult focused </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Pluses: </li></ul><ul><li>24/7/365 </li></ul><ul><li>NOT passive </li></ul><ul><li>Meet educators from around the globe </li></ul>
  15. 15. Laelia’s Top 10 Picks (November 2007)
  16. 16. Laelia’s #10 ISTE ISTE Island (90,78, 30)
  17. 17. Laelia’s #9 Discovery Educator Network EduIsland II (69, 99, 21)
  18. 18. Laelia’s #8 SL olar Central EduIsland II (32, 213, 21)
  19. 19. Laelia’s #7 The Ivory Tower of Primitives Natoma (208,, 164, 27)
  20. 20. Laelia’s #6 Terra Incognita – Decka Mah’s Place Terra incognita (157, 107, 33)
  21. 21. Laelia’s #5 Academy of Second Life (ASL) Eson (32, 162, 351)
  22. 22. Laelia’s #4 Rockcliffe Sandbox Rockcliffe I (182, 185, 451)
  23. 23. Laelia’s #3 Imagination Breeding & Zoo Stone Pike (105, 237, 25)
  24. 24. Laelia’s #2 Svarga Svarga (7, 123, 22) Source for middle image: Pathfinder Linden
  25. 25. Laelia’s Top Pick (November 2007) 17 Unsung Songs East of Odyssey (43, 47, 61)
  26. 26. Questions?
  27. 27. Nancy Sharoff (RL) Laelia Laval (SL) Contact: [email_address] get-a-2 nd -life.wikispaces.com

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