Welcome to Teaching & Learning in Virtual Worlds…
where am I? http://www.flairandsquare.com http://flairandsquare.wikispaces.com/ Who am I? Spinner Mills a.k.a Alex Miller ...
What is Second Life?
Why the interest in Second Life for teaching & learning?
Travel safely?
Communicating differently
Engaging Spaces
Making money differently
“ in-world” metanomics!?!
 
Did you know?
A Second Life? The Second Life library
 
What about education in SL? In the Second Life library
 
How can I teach here?
 
Advantages of 3D Worlds Making Music Group Building Cultural exploration Earning money
Advantages of 3D Worlds Thanks to Jokay Wollongong for this image
 
Chromosome Quiz: prize = free t-shirt
Disadvantages of 3D Worlds Inappropriate content
Student Encounters Disadvantages of 3D Worlds
Supporting  positive learner outcomes
Educational presence What’s happening now? Thanks to Jokay Wollongong for this image
Engage and participate Thanks to Jokay Wollongong for this image TAFE NSW Hairdressing Project
Should I get on board now? Thanks to Jokay Wollongong for this image
Thank you for watching!  See you in Second Life… Links to this presentation and other online spaces http://flairandsquare....
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Second Life for Education?

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An exploration and an attempt to demystify Second Life for teaching and learning. This presentation discusses the pro's and con's.

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  • Last year I was asked to facilitate the Virtual Worlds in Education Leadership Group as part of a LearnScope project. The group was asked to focus on ‘the use of 3D virtual worlds in teaching and learning’. The group task was to gain broad exposure to new and emerging opportunities, issues and contacts in the field nationally and internationally. T o explore education opportunities and issues in the 3D environment, in particular we focused on Second Life
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    1. 1. Welcome to Teaching & Learning in Virtual Worlds…
    2. 2. where am I? http://www.flairandsquare.com http://flairandsquare.wikispaces.com/ Who am I? Spinner Mills a.k.a Alex Miller eLearning Support Officer/ Acting Project Manager – North Coast Institute TAFE NSW
    3. 3. What is Second Life?
    4. 4. Why the interest in Second Life for teaching & learning?
    5. 5. Travel safely?
    6. 6. Communicating differently
    7. 7. Engaging Spaces
    8. 8. Making money differently
    9. 9. “ in-world” metanomics!?!
    10. 11. Did you know?
    11. 12. A Second Life? The Second Life library
    12. 14. What about education in SL? In the Second Life library
    13. 16. How can I teach here?
    14. 18. Advantages of 3D Worlds Making Music Group Building Cultural exploration Earning money
    15. 19. Advantages of 3D Worlds Thanks to Jokay Wollongong for this image
    16. 21. Chromosome Quiz: prize = free t-shirt
    17. 22. Disadvantages of 3D Worlds Inappropriate content
    18. 23. Student Encounters Disadvantages of 3D Worlds
    19. 24. Supporting positive learner outcomes
    20. 25. Educational presence What’s happening now? Thanks to Jokay Wollongong for this image
    21. 26. Engage and participate Thanks to Jokay Wollongong for this image TAFE NSW Hairdressing Project
    22. 27. Should I get on board now? Thanks to Jokay Wollongong for this image
    23. 28. Thank you for watching! See you in Second Life… Links to this presentation and other online spaces http://flairandsquare.wikispaces.com/

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