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Discusses having RN nursing students use Second Life to apply theory, work with support groups, and assess/treat an avatar patient, from a conference at the Pacific NW Teaching Learning Conference on ...

Discusses having RN nursing students use Second Life to apply theory, work with support groups, and assess/treat an avatar patient, from a conference at the Pacific NW Teaching Learning Conference on May 2, 2008 in Spokane, WA, USA.

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  • Simulation and Teaching in Second Life Geoff Cain, Instructional Designer, English faculty John Miller,nursing faculty Tacoma Community College Pacific NW Teaching Learning Conference Friday, May 2nd, 2008
  • Concurrent Conference in Second Life
      • Cathy Walker, SL avatar:  padlurowncanoe Dibou, SL Facilitator, St. Vincent dePaul, Technology Director, Rogers AR. 
      • If avatars need a teleport, have questions or concerns, please IM padlurowncanoe.
  • Community Colleges In Second Life Group
    • Denise Cotes SL: Pipsqueaks Fiddlesticks travel to their island
  • Nursing course structure for this project
      • 50% online theory course in an RN ADN program
  • School issues to be concerned about
      • Accounts, orientation, computer and classroom requirements
  • Educational Experience in SL
      • graduate courses
      • collaboration
      • other educators and groups
  • Grants
  • Bringing students into SL quickly
      • face to face class
      • helpers
      • tutorials
      • face to face
  • Student outcomes in SL
      • interaction
      • collaboration
      • awareness
      • chronic health problems
      • decision making
      • apply knowledge
  • Theory content in SL
      • 3D objects:
    • interact, move, and build
  • Support groups in Second Life
      • hundreds of active groups
  • Simulations in SL
      • Team building
      • Critical thinking, decision making
  • VESIM, NESIM
    •  
  • Results of teaching
      • Test question performance
      • Computerize mannequins simulation performance
      • ? Measurement of clinical performance
  • Future Development?
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  • Questions?
    •