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Second life as a Learning Tool

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Presentation at the Kornberg School of Dentistry Instructional Technology Workshop, Thursday, July 29, 2010

Presentation at the Kornberg School of Dentistry Instructional Technology Workshop, Thursday, July 29, 2010

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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
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    • 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. Get a First Life x x
    • 3. WHAT IS SECOND LIFE?
      • What is Second Life?
      What is Second Life?
    • 4. What is Second Life?
      • “… an Internet-based virtual world … developed by Linden Lab … users, called " Residents ", 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
    • 5. What is Second Life?
    • 6. What is Second Life?
      • Two “Grids”
        • Main (Adult) 18+
          • Corporations, Non-Profits, Institutions of Higher Ed
          • Entertainment Industry, Businesses, Politicians
          • World-wide reach
        • Teen (13-17)
          • Teen-only areas (open to all teens)
          • Private estates (schools)
          • Future unclear? (grids to merge?)
    • 7. What is Second Life?
    • 8.
      • What gives SL educational potential?
      • Users can:
        • Create objects with real physical properties
        • Interact with various media in-world
        • Link out to information on the internet
      • All within a globally-connected network of people.
      What is Second Life? Wesolowski, M. (2007, Nov. 20). Created by Camtasia Studio 3 . Retrieved Nov. 27, 2007, from http://tinyurl.com/2pmh4v .
    • 9. What is Second Life? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOFU9oUF2HA
    • 10. What is Second Life? K12Online Conference Voicethread Presentation: http://tinyurl.com/2kz36w
    • 11. What is Second Life?
      • 7 Things You Should Know About Second Life, EDUCAUSE CONNECT . (2008, June 11). Retrieved December 4, 2008, from http://tinyurl.com/5tkskh
    • 12. ISTE Island SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/ISTE Island/91/83/30 Web: http://iste.org/secondlife
    • 13. Virtual Ability Island SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Virtual%20Ability/170/99/23 Web: http://virtualability.org/
    • 14. EduSquare, Jokaydia Island SLURL: http:// maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/jokaydia/147/87/24 Web: http ://jokaydia.com /
    • 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. Questions?