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Your First Step into Second Life


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A discussion on how to explore this diverse community which has over 80 islands dedicated for education use.

A discussion on how to explore this diverse community which has over 80 islands dedicated for education use.

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  • Second Life is a 3D virtual world built and owned by the program users. Members use avatars – who look a lot like the characters in the Sims multi-user environment video game. With your avatars you navigate through a smorgasbord of activities. Basic membership is free. This is a very exciting subject.
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    • 1. Your First Step into Your Second Life
    • 2. Introduction
      • Real Life Joel Kinison
      • Instructional Technology Coordinator
      • College of Southern Maryland [email_address]
      • Second Life Joel Gardiner Tourist/Explorer
    • 3. “ Generation Next”
      • Use technology and Internet to connect with people
      • Post personal profiles
      • Embrace new technology
      “ The Generation Next initiative and documentary” produced by MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, Jan. 9, 2007
    • 4. What is Second Life? ?
    • 5.
      • Second Life is a virtual world on the Internet that is a medium for communication, socialization and creative expression …
    • 6.
      • Second Life could represent the future of human interaction including effective learning communities.
    • 7. Overview
      • During this workshop we will discuss how to explore this diverse community which has over 80 islands dedicated to educational and academic use. Emphasis will be placed on resources for teaching and project ideas.
    • 8. Do You SL?
    • 9. Why Second Life in Education
      • Teaching student essential skills
      • World is becoming more networked
      • “ Digital Natives” – IM, Myspace, Blogs, Wikis and multiplayer online games embrace the technology.
    • 10. Why Second Life in Education
      • SL Provides a unique and flexible environment for educators
      • Experimental Learning
      • Network
      • Carefully control the conditions of on-line learning
    • 11. Options for land
      • Linden Lab provides educators with an acre of land – FREE
      • Campus: Second Life (public area)
      • Non-profit island (16 acres) $980 setup, $150 per month. (discount for EDU)
      • Land and island use fees $5 - $200
    • 12. Education Community
      • Second life Wiki
      • SL General Education Information
      • SL Educators "SLED“ Educators Mailing List. This is an ideal way for you to share experiences as well as connect with colleagues.
    • 13. Ohio University Promo
      • The latest in-world work from Ohio University: http:// =aFuNFRie8wA
    • 14. Questions … Before we Teleport
    • 15. Second Life Tour
      • Orientation Island
      • Real Life in Second Life
      • International Space Museum
      • Ohio University