Dr. Ken Hartman Academic Director  Drexel University Online Kevin Jarrett Part-Time Faculty Walden University Catherine Pa...
Intros, Goals & Objectives <ul><li>Speakers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Ken Hartman </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kevin Jarrett...
Sloan-C is in the game http://slurl.com/secondlife/Teaching/23/122/22
Sloan-C is in the game http://sloancslnet.ning.com/
Definitions “ Second Life … Internet-based virtual world …  Developed by Linden Labs … downloadable client program … users...
Definitions Retrieved July  8, 2007, from http://tinyurl.com/2trk75
Why Use M.U.V.E.s <ul><li>Gartner: 80 %  virtual world  penetration by  2011 </li></ul><ul><li>“ The web in 1993” </li></u...
University Involvement  http://mysocalledsecondlife.com/education_who.html
University of Ohio http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =aFuNFRie8wA
Drexel University
When to use M.U.V.E.s: Pro <ul><li>Increased interaction  and sense of community when compared to other forms of distance ...
Your Audience
Learning Theory
Digital Identity
Affinity Groups
Relationships
Research and Practice
K-12 Examples Suffern Middle School: Ramapo Islands Project (6 sims) http://www.rampoislands.blogspot.com/
K-12 Examples Suffern Middle School: “Of Mice and Men” trial reenactment http://www.rampoislands.blogspot.com/
K-12 Examples Global Kids: http://www.holymeatballs.org/
K-12 Examples Modesto City Schools Pacific Rim Exchange http://pacificrimx.wordpress.com/
K-12 Examples After-School Teen Second Life Club/Project (U.K. collaboration) http://tsl.northfield.groupfusion.net/
K-12 Examples K12Online Conference Voicethread Presentation: http://voicethread.com/share/8878/
Thank You! Dr. Ken Hartman < [email_address] > Kevin Jarrett < [email_address] > http://www.storyofmysecondlife.com Cather...
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    1. 1. Dr. Ken Hartman Academic Director Drexel University Online Kevin Jarrett Part-Time Faculty Walden University Catherine Parsons Asst. Superintendent Pine Plains Central School District You Only Live Twice : Making the Most of Second Life in Education
    2. 2. Intros, Goals & Objectives <ul><li>Speakers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Ken Hartman </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kevin Jarrett </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Catherine Parsons </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Why M.U.V.E.s? Why Second Life? </li></ul><ul><li>Expected Takeaways </li></ul>
    3. 3. Sloan-C is in the game http://slurl.com/secondlife/Teaching/23/122/22
    4. 4. Sloan-C is in the game http://sloancslnet.ning.com/
    5. 5. Definitions “ Second Life … Internet-based virtual world … Developed by Linden Labs … downloadable client program … users, called &quot;Residents“ … interact [via] avatars … a social network.” Retrieved July 8, 2007, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_life http://tinyurl.com/2bdckz
    6. 6. Definitions Retrieved July 8, 2007, from http://tinyurl.com/2trk75
    7. 7. Why Use M.U.V.E.s <ul><li>Gartner: 80 % virtual world penetration by 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>“ The web in 1993” </li></ul><ul><li>Webkinz & Club Pengiun? </li></ul>
    8. 8. University Involvement http://mysocalledsecondlife.com/education_who.html
    9. 9. University of Ohio http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =aFuNFRie8wA
    10. 10. Drexel University
    11. 11. When to use M.U.V.E.s: Pro <ul><li>Increased interaction and sense of community when compared to other forms of distance education </li></ul><ul><li>Does not require classroom space for a discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Relatively affordable (private island is about $1,000, plus $150 monthly maintenance) </li></ul><ul><li>Offers potential to prepare for real-life scenarios using simulation exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Classes tend to be more discussion based, allowing for more interaction and exchange between students and faculty </li></ul>Retrieved July 8, 2007, from http://tinyurl.com/2ktl3f
    12. 12. Your Audience
    13. 13. Learning Theory
    14. 14. Digital Identity
    15. 15. Affinity Groups
    16. 16. Relationships
    17. 17. Research and Practice
    18. 18. K-12 Examples Suffern Middle School: Ramapo Islands Project (6 sims) http://www.rampoislands.blogspot.com/
    19. 19. K-12 Examples Suffern Middle School: “Of Mice and Men” trial reenactment http://www.rampoislands.blogspot.com/
    20. 20. K-12 Examples Global Kids: http://www.holymeatballs.org/
    21. 21. K-12 Examples Modesto City Schools Pacific Rim Exchange http://pacificrimx.wordpress.com/
    22. 22. K-12 Examples After-School Teen Second Life Club/Project (U.K. collaboration) http://tsl.northfield.groupfusion.net/
    23. 23. K-12 Examples K12Online Conference Voicethread Presentation: http://voicethread.com/share/8878/
    24. 24. Thank You! Dr. Ken Hartman < [email_address] > Kevin Jarrett < [email_address] > http://www.storyofmysecondlife.com Catherine Parsons < [email_address] > http://www.victoriagloucester.net

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