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Murdoch University in Second Life Kathryn Greenhill, December 2007
Slides at:  http://edtechkat.wordpress.com
<ul><li>Second Life </li></ul><ul><li>What Unis are doing there </li></ul><ul><li>Murdoch University Island </li></ul>
What is Second Life?
A 3D Online Digital World Imagined, Created and Owned by its residents MUVE :   Multi User Virtual Environment
Avatars Islands Buildings Objects
<ul><li>YES </li></ul><ul><li>Graphic, user controlled interface </li></ul><ul><li>Avatars </li></ul><ul><li>Inventory </l...
<ul><li>Avatars </li></ul><ul><li>Talk  </li></ul><ul><li>Modify  </li></ul><ul><li>Move </li></ul>What do you do Second L...
<ul><li>Objects </li></ul><ul><li>Build </li></ul><ul><li>Upload  </li></ul><ul><li>Buy, sell and trade  </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Streamed media </li></ul><ul><li>Join groups and network </li></ul><ul><li>Events </...
Universities
Australian Universities <ul><li>USQ – Terra incognita </li></ul><ul><li>QUT – Law Faculty </li></ul><ul><li>RMIT </li></ul...
What are they doing? <ul><li>Presentations  </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Int...
Murdoch University Library
Murdoch University Library: Discovering your Second Life
Offer SL PC lab and training sessions
Murdoch University Open Day 2007
http://murdochsecondlife.pbwiki.com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KiH7dkOVaLc
Second Life Interest Group
Murdoch University Island <ul><li>Library </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><li>ITS </li></ul><ul><li>...
Delivered 28 Sept 2007
<ul><li>Admin and development </li></ul><ul><li>Library </li></ul><ul><li>Public </li></ul><ul><li>Murdoch Community Ideas...
ICT333 / TLC277 6 students Job interview simulation
Things to know
<ul><li>Not many of our students are there…yet </li></ul><ul><li>Educause/NMC Horizon Report 2007 identified Online Virtua...
Let’s play….. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
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    1. 1. Murdoch University in Second Life Kathryn Greenhill, December 2007
    2. 2. Slides at: http://edtechkat.wordpress.com
    3. 3. <ul><li>Second Life </li></ul><ul><li>What Unis are doing there </li></ul><ul><li>Murdoch University Island </li></ul>
    4. 4. What is Second Life?
    5. 5. A 3D Online Digital World Imagined, Created and Owned by its residents MUVE : Multi User Virtual Environment
    6. 6. Avatars Islands Buildings Objects
    7. 7. <ul><li>YES </li></ul><ul><li>Graphic, user controlled interface </li></ul><ul><li>Avatars </li></ul><ul><li>Inventory </li></ul><ul><li>Interact with environment </li></ul><ul><li>Interact with others </li></ul>Isn’t it just a game ? <ul><li>NO </li></ul><ul><li>No rules </li></ul><ul><li>No points </li></ul><ul><li>No strategy </li></ul><ul><li>No win/lose </li></ul><ul><li>No start and end </li></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>Avatars </li></ul><ul><li>Talk </li></ul><ul><li>Modify </li></ul><ul><li>Move </li></ul>What do you do Second Life ?
    9. 9. <ul><li>Objects </li></ul><ul><li>Build </li></ul><ul><li>Upload </li></ul><ul><li>Buy, sell and trade </li></ul><ul><li>Animate </li></ul><ul><li>Script </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Streamed media </li></ul><ul><li>Join groups and network </li></ul><ul><li>Events </li></ul>
    11. 11. Universities
    12. 12. Australian Universities <ul><li>USQ – Terra incognita </li></ul><ul><li>QUT – Law Faculty </li></ul><ul><li>RMIT </li></ul><ul><li>AFTRS </li></ul><ul><li>Monash </li></ul><ul><li>Griffiths </li></ul><ul><li>Murdoch </li></ul><ul><li>(CSIRO and ABC) </li></ul>
    13. 13. What are they doing? <ul><li>Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Conferences </li></ul><ul><li>International Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Showcasing University </li></ul><ul><li>Replicating physical layout </li></ul><ul><li>Showing new buildings </li></ul>
    14. 14. Murdoch University Library
    15. 15. Murdoch University Library: Discovering your Second Life
    16. 16. Offer SL PC lab and training sessions
    17. 17. Murdoch University Open Day 2007
    18. 18. http://murdochsecondlife.pbwiki.com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KiH7dkOVaLc
    19. 19. Second Life Interest Group
    20. 20. Murdoch University Island <ul><li>Library </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><li>ITS </li></ul><ul><li>School of IT </li></ul>
    21. 21. Delivered 28 Sept 2007
    22. 22. <ul><li>Admin and development </li></ul><ul><li>Library </li></ul><ul><li>Public </li></ul><ul><li>Murdoch Community Ideas Space </li></ul><ul><li>ICT333 </li></ul>
    23. 23. ICT333 / TLC277 6 students Job interview simulation
    24. 24. Things to know
    25. 25. <ul><li>Not many of our students are there…yet </li></ul><ul><li>Educause/NMC Horizon Report 2007 identified Online Virtual Worlds as one of 6 new technologies likely to have most impact on Higher Education. </li></ul><ul><li>Equity – broadband, high end graphics card and skills </li></ul><ul><li>Chance to learn how to use this kind of environment </li></ul>
    26. 26. Let’s play….. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
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