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Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
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Second Life Education Presentation
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Second Life Education Presentation
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Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
Second Life Education Presentation
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Second Life Education Presentation
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Second Life Education Presentation

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A presentation I gave on 7/24 in Boston to discuss what higher ed publishers should know about Second Life education.

A presentation I gave on 7/24 in Boston to discuss what higher ed publishers should know about Second Life education.

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  • 1. SECOND LIFE IN HIGHER EDUCATION Sarah “Intellagirl” Robbins Presentation for Houghton Mifflin July 24, 2007
  • 2. A Little About Me
    • 97: BA in Literature
    • ‘ 99-’02: Macmillan/Que
    • ‘ 03: MA in Literature
    • Now: PhD Candidate
    • in Rhetoric and Writing
    • Director of Emerging
    • Technologies at MediaSauce.com
  • 3. MediaSauce.com Internal and External Digital Communication and Marketing Strategist
  • 4. Understanding Virtual Environment Communication Mechanics: A Developing Taxonomy of Digital Spaces
  • 5. 10 Qualities of Virtual Environments that Impact Communication
  • 6. Access and Relationship to Others Limited Access Freer Access Limited Relationships Freer Relationships
  • 7. THE CURRENT SITUATION
  • 8. Who are our STUDENTS ? Where do they LIVE ? How do they LEARN outside the classroom?
  • 9. 89% USE EMAIL
  • 10. 67% GET NEWS ONLINE
  • 11. 70% RESEARCH FOR SCHOOL ONLINE
  • 12. 64% SEND IMs
  • 13. 74% WATCH VIDEOS ONLINE
  • 14. 43% PLAY ONLINE GAMES
  • 15. 56% DOWNLOAD MUSIC
  • 16. 91% INTERNET SEARCH FOR ANSWERS
  • 17. 52% READ BLOGS
  • 18. 60% SEND/RECEIVE TEXT MESSAGES
  • 19. 57% SEARCHED FOR INFO ABOUT COLLEGE
  • 20. Wikipedia Traditional Encyclopedia
  • 21. WHERE WE TEACH THEM
  • 22. HOW WE DELIVER INFORMATION
  • 23. LET’S COMPARE
  • 24. VS.
  • 25. VS.
  • 26. A POSSIBLE SOLUTION
  • 27. What is Second Life? M ulti U ser V irtual E nvironment
  • 28. History of Second Life April ‘03 : Second Life founded by Linden Lab, SF CA June ‘03 : Second Life goes live March ‘06 : Intellagirl Tully is born October ‘06 : Second Life reaches 1 million January ‘06 : Second Life reaches 2 million
  • 29. Gartner’s Hype Cycle changes when applied to Second Life education Start here? Start here? Start here?
  • 30. Components of Second Life
  • 31. Infinitely Adjustable Avatars
  • 32. The Map
  • 33. Chat Instant Messaging Inventory Friends List MiniMap Motion Controls Camera Controls Building Tools Chat Window Media Controls
  • 34. LEARNING METHODS IN SECOND LIFE
  • 35. ENCOURAGING SPECIFIC BEHAVIORS
  • 36. PLAYING A ROLE
  • 37. CHANGING ROLES IN DRAMATIC WAYS
  • 38. DISORIENTATION
  • 39. INTERACTING WITH FANTASY
  • 40. CRITIQUE AND PARODY
  • 41. WHAT SUBJECTS ARE SUITABLE TO SECOND LIFE?
  • 42. Art
  • 43. Biology
    • UK National Physics Lab – Color Blindness
  • 44. Business
  • 45. Architecture
  • 46. Communication
    • CMC
    • Verbal and NonVerbal
    • Small Group
    • Interpersonal
  • 47. Education
    • GlobalKids.org
  • 48. English
  • 49. Apparel Design
  • 50. Geography: Climatology, Tourism
  • 51. History
    • Roma
  • 52. Journalism
  • 53. Modern Languages
  • 54. Physics
  • 55. Political Science
  • 56. Psychology
    • UC Davis Schizophrenia Simulator
  • 57. Sociology
  • 58. Theatre/Literature
    • New Globe Theatre
  • 59. Literature
    • Literature Alive’s Inferno
  • 60. Implications
    • Appeal to today’s student
    • Collaboration between campuses, disciplines, students/nonstudents
    • Distributed learning
    • Authenticity
    • Seamless integration from school to work
  • 61. What SL Educators Need
    • Reliable content
    • A trusted guide
    • Safe spaces
    • Understanding of SL in context of other technologies

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