Introducing University Faculty and Instructional Staff to Second Life:  A Pilot Initiative Suzanne Aurilio
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What’s your experience and/or opinion?  Computer skills workshops, an outdated model?  Love ‘em/Hate ‘em?  Need ‘em/sleep ...
What kinds of questions and interests Themes Technical Concern about the social and psychological implications Technical/C...
Exemplary Outcomes of Educational Consulting Director of Multimedia  Language Acquisition Resource Center * Recreation & T...
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>What is the probability you will… </li></ul><ul><li>discuss with colleagues or students?  </li></ul><ul><li>apply ...
 
Apply to improve teaching and learning?  “ I am willing, but still unsure of possible applications.  I need more time to t...
<ul><li>Website Traffic July 07-Jan 21, 08 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>438 total visits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average visit...
<ul><li>Success in varying degrees </li></ul><ul><li>Offer limited consulting </li></ul><ul><li>Investigate opportunities ...
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    1. 1. Introducing University Faculty and Instructional Staff to Second Life: A Pilot Initiative Suzanne Aurilio
    2. 11. What’s your experience and/or opinion? Computer skills workshops, an outdated model? Love ‘em/Hate ‘em? Need ‘em/sleep through ‘em? “ It depends” is a given.
    3. 12. What kinds of questions and interests Themes Technical Concern about the social and psychological implications Technical/Conceptual
    4. 13. Exemplary Outcomes of Educational Consulting Director of Multimedia Language Acquisition Resource Center * Recreation & Tourism Faculty Member * Information Literacy Librarian
    5. 18. <ul><li>What is the probability you will… </li></ul><ul><li>discuss with colleagues or students? </li></ul><ul><li>apply to improve teaching and learning? </li></ul><ul><li>use in other ways that might benefit SDSU? </li></ul>
    6. 20. Apply to improve teaching and learning? “ I am willing, but still unsure of possible applications. I need more time to think about what I learned today.” “ This medium presents a challenge to instructional design. We should brainstorm on new ideas for design.” “ I am very interested in using this tool as a meeting place for our online students. . . Our courses are entirely online.” Discuss with colleagues and students “ Some of my colleagues have a different perspective about technology in general.” “ I would like to brainstorm possible uses for teachers.” “ Will share with instructional staff here at SDSU. ” Use in other ways to benefit SDSU “ Various applications when it comes to student and faculty orientations.” “ Generating grants for research and development.” “ Hard to say at this point.”
    7. 21. <ul><li>Website Traffic July 07-Jan 21, 08 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>438 total visits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average visit time 2.29 mins </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average page view per visit 1.9 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Farm Traffic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>219 unique visitors Sept 07 - Jan 17, 08 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Approx. 60 affiliated with SDSU </li></ul></ul>Traffic data
    8. 22. <ul><li>Success in varying degrees </li></ul><ul><li>Offer limited consulting </li></ul><ul><li>Investigate opportunities for SL intro workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain the website as informational hub </li></ul><ul><li>Investigate other VEs as they become available </li></ul><ul><li>Stay consistent with a wait and see approach </li></ul>What kinds of questions and interests Conclusions and Recommendations pict.sdsu.edu pictsl.edublogs.org

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