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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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    • 1. 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
    • 2. 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.
    • 3. Community Colleges In Second Life Group
      • Denise Cotes SL: Pipsqueaks Fiddlesticks travel to their island
    • 4. Nursing course structure for this project
        • 50% online theory course in an RN ADN program
    • 5. School issues to be concerned about
        • Accounts, orientation, computer and classroom requirements
    • 6. Educational Experience in SL
        • graduate courses
        • collaboration
        • other educators and groups
    • 7. Grants
    • 8. Bringing students into SL quickly
        • face to face class
        • helpers
        • tutorials
        • face to face
    • 9. Student outcomes in SL
        • interaction
        • collaboration
        • awareness
        • chronic health problems
        • decision making
        • apply knowledge
    • 10. Theory content in SL
        • 3D objects:
      • interact, move, and build
    • 11. Support groups in Second Life
        • hundreds of active groups
    • 12. Simulations in SL
        • Team building
        • Critical thinking, decision making
    • 13. VESIM, NESIM
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    • 14. Results of teaching
        • Test question performance
        • Computerize mannequins simulation performance
        • ? Measurement of clinical performance
    • 15. Future Development?
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    • 16. Questions?
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