as a learning tool … an introduction and exploration Kevin Jarrett (SL: KJ Hax), Technology Facilitator, K-4 Northfield Co...
Get a First Life x x
WHAT IS SECOND LIFE? <ul><li>What is Second Life? </li></ul>What is Second Life?
What is Second Life? <ul><li>“…  an Internet-based  virtual world  … developed by Linden Lab … users, called &quot; Reside...
What is Second Life?
What is Second Life? <ul><li>Two “Grids” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Main (Adult) 18+ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Corporation...
What is Second Life?
<ul><li>What gives SL educational potential? </li></ul><ul><li>Users can: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create objects with real p...
What is Second Life? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOFU9oUF2HA
What is Second Life? K12Online Conference Voicethread Presentation:  http://tinyurl.com/2kz36w
What is Second Life? <ul><li>7 Things You Should Know About Second Life, EDUCAUSE CONNECT . (2008, June 11). Retrieved Dec...
ISTE Island SLURL:  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/ISTE Island/91/83/30   Web:  http://iste.org/secondlife
Virtual Ability Island SLURL:  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Virtual%20Ability/170/99/23   Web:  http://virtualabi...
EduSquare, Jokaydia Island SLURL:  http:// maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/jokaydia/147/87/24   Web:  http ://jokaydia.com ...
Univ. of Maryland Dental School SLURL:  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/UMaryland%20Dental%20School/191/95/27   Web:...
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  • Second Life in Education: Implications for Teachers, Students and Administrators
  • Second Life in Education: Implications for Teachers, Students and Administrators
  • Second Life in Education: Implications for Teachers, Students and Administrators
  • Second life as a Learning Tool

    1. 1. as a learning tool … an introduction and exploration Kevin Jarrett (SL: KJ Hax), Technology Facilitator, K-4 Northfield Community School, Northfield, NJ USA http://www.ncs-tech.org/ http://www.storyofmysecondlife.com Email: kjarrett@ncs-nj.org Twitter: @kjarrett
    2. 2. Get a First Life x x
    3. 3. WHAT IS SECOND LIFE? <ul><li>What is Second Life? </li></ul>What is Second Life?
    4. 4. What is Second Life? <ul><li>“… an Internet-based virtual world … developed by Linden Lab … users, called &quot; Residents &quot;, interact with each other through … avatars … a social network … Residents can explore, meet other Residents, participate in individual and group activities , create and trade items and services ...” Second Life. (2010, July 21). Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved July 24, 2010, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_life </li></ul>
    5. 5. What is Second Life?
    6. 6. What is Second Life? <ul><li>Two “Grids” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Main (Adult) 18+ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Corporations, Non-Profits, Institutions of Higher Ed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Entertainment Industry, Businesses, Politicians </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>World-wide reach </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teen (13-17) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teen-only areas (open to all teens) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Private estates (schools) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Future unclear? (grids to merge?) </li></ul></ul></ul>
    7. 7. What is Second Life?
    8. 8. <ul><li>What gives SL educational potential? </li></ul><ul><li>Users can: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create objects with real physical properties </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interact with various media in-world </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Link out to information on the internet </li></ul></ul><ul><li>All within a globally-connected network of people. </li></ul>What is Second Life? Wesolowski, M. (2007, Nov. 20). Created by Camtasia Studio 3 . Retrieved Nov. 27, 2007, from http://tinyurl.com/2pmh4v .
    9. 9. What is Second Life? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOFU9oUF2HA
    10. 10. What is Second Life? K12Online Conference Voicethread Presentation: http://tinyurl.com/2kz36w
    11. 11. What is Second Life? <ul><li>7 Things You Should Know About Second Life, EDUCAUSE CONNECT . (2008, June 11). Retrieved December 4, 2008, from http://tinyurl.com/5tkskh </li></ul>
    12. 12. ISTE Island SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/ISTE Island/91/83/30 Web: http://iste.org/secondlife
    13. 13. Virtual Ability Island SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Virtual%20Ability/170/99/23 Web: http://virtualability.org/
    14. 14. EduSquare, Jokaydia Island SLURL: http:// maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/jokaydia/147/87/24 Web: http ://jokaydia.com /
    15. 15. Univ. of Maryland Dental School SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/UMaryland%20Dental%20School/191/95/27 Web: http://www.dental.umaryland.edu/
    16. 16. Questions?
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