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A Second Life Primer
A Second Life Primer
A Second Life Primer
A Second Life Primer
A Second Life Primer
A Second Life Primer
A Second Life Primer
A Second Life Primer
A Second Life Primer
A Second Life Primer
A Second Life Primer
A Second Life Primer
A Second Life Primer
A Second Life Primer
A Second Life Primer
A Second Life Primer
A Second Life Primer
A Second Life Primer
A Second Life Primer
A Second Life Primer
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A Second Life Primer
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A Second Life Primer
A Second Life Primer
A Second Life Primer
A Second Life Primer
A Second Life Primer
A Second Life Primer
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A Second Life Primer

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Presented May 15, 2009, OAD Statewide Meeting

Presented May 15, 2009, OAD Statewide Meeting

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  • 1. A SECOND LIFE PRIMER Basic Information on SL Rose Marie Kuceyeski, Ph.D. OAD Statewide Meeting May 15, 2009
  • 2. TALKING POINTS Define Second Life and its birth Explore Second Life’s business presence Discuss Second Life’s educational presence Explore the possibilities in OAD
  • 3. SUSIE FELISIMO Born October 16, 2007
  • 4. HOT ROD SUSIE Born October 16, 2007
  • 5. THE MAGIC CARPET RIDE
  • 6. http://secondlife.reuters.com/stories/2008/09/ 06/philip-rosedales-relaxing-summer/ In 2007, Rosedale was listed among TIME MAGAZINE'S 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE IN THE WORLD
  • 7. GETTING STARTED IN SECOND LIFE Create a free account at  www.secondlife.com Agree to TOS & Community  Standards Select your name & avatar  Orientation Island -  mentors Join SLED Listserv  Shop—Little Rebel Designs  Read and explore—Second  Life for Dummies, Robbins & Bell
  • 8. COME TOGETHER TO ENGAGE IN A RANGE OF ACTIVITIES attending musical socializing shopping events running building collaborating business attending education meetings and and training presentations
  • 9. Griefer In-world Group Rez (rezzing) SL Time Prim Linden Dollars Teleport TERMINOLOGY
  • 10. IMPORTANT ORIENTATION SKILLS Flying Walking Taking snapshots and convert to jpeg Adjusting camera position
  • 11. POPULATION (MAY 4, 2009) Residents Logged-In During 574,828 Last 7 Days Residents Logged-In During 744,882 Last 14 Days Residents Logged-In During 1,023,160 Last 30 Days Residents Logged-In During 1,415,599 Last 60 Days Total Residents 16,785,531
  • 12. http://www.inc.com/magazine/2007020 1/hidi-rosedale.html THE BUSINESS OF SECOND LIFE Haven for entrepreneurs Business is conducted in Linden dollars Big companies are popping up
  • 13. MARKETPLACE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES automotive theme park developer   manufacturer real estate speculator  fashion designer vacation resort owner   aerospace engineer advertiser   custom avatar designer architect   jewelry maker tour guide   XML coder & scripters publicist  
  • 14. BUSINESSES IN SL IBM Sun Micro Toyota Manpower Sony Amer. Cancer Society AOL Dell Best Buy Starwood Hotels
  • 15. COLLEGES IN SL CC in Second Life   Universities in Second Life  Virtual Colleges in Second Life
  • 16. http://mocozone.blogspot.com/2008/01 /institutional-checklist-for-sl-course.html PEDAGOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS What activities will best support the defined outcomes  for the course offering(s)? Which activities will best be carried out in SL and which  will be better experienced with other educational activities in SL (field trips, other listed educational events, simulation and role-playing sites)? How will activities capitalize on the immersive and social  capabilities of SL? What guest experts are available?  What directions will be needed for various activities? 
  • 17. Screencast Vodcasts EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITIES
  • 18. PRESENTATION MANAGEMENT Syllabus/Class Schedule/Code of Conduct   SL Assignment  The First 10 Things You Should Do in Second Life  Presenting in Second Life versus Real Life Individual and Team presentations   Extra Credit Upload PowerPoint as jpeg, gestures,  responding to questions in SL
  • 19. STUDENTS’ QUOTES quot;I did like SL, and I feel that it is a good way to present to different quot;I personally loved doing people and around SL. I think that if I was the world.quot; given the opportunity I would choose it every time.” “I loved the flying (once I got used to it), being able to make yourself look the way you want to, and being able to travel to different locations. This can open (and has) so many opportunities to engage yourself in a way that is rewarding for you and the listener.”
  • 20. PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS OAD recruitment piece available for potential  students and employers  International component  Virtual party at end of semester  Fieldtrips and job fairs  Conduct interviews because many organizations have a presence in SL  Role play interviewing. Students’ avatars would have to dress appropriately, interview with individuals and make judgments on appearances.
  • 21. SL in Office Administration Courses 60 SECONDS OF COOL
  • 22. CHALLENGES
  • 23. SL RESOURCES http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOFU9oUF2HA&feature=related  www.secondlife.com  http://sleducation.wikispaces.com/educationaluses  http://www.kuceyeskisl.blogspot.com/  http://www.rezed.org/ join for free curriculum  http://sleducation.wikispaces.com/educationaluses  http://sleducation.wikispaces.com/  http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~mpepper/slbib  http://ccsl.wetpaint.com/page/CC+Locations Community Colleges  http://www.avatrian.com/docs/avatrian_factsheet.pdf  http://nwn.blogs.com/nwn/2008/03/mr-linden-goes.html  http://www.entrepreneur.com/startingabusiness/businessideas/article172768.html  http://www.informationweek.com/blog/main/archives/2007/04/using_second_li_2.html (Cisco)  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZAj8Cg4bLo  http://www.simteach.com/wiki/index.php?title=Second_Life_Education_Wiki#Institutions_in_Second_Life  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CaLKFeJLnqI&feature=related&resnum=1  https://lists.secondlife.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/educators subscribe to listserv  http://list.academ-x.com/listinfo.cgi/slrl-academ-x.com SL researcher’s listserv  http://www.slvirtualassistants.com/&SL  http://blip.tv/file/185225 Obama in SL  http://facstaff.elon.edu/mconklin/pubs/glshandout.pdf 101 uses 

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