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Presentation about what to think about if/when you consider using virtual worlds and Second Life for midwifery (or any kind) education, given at the University of the West Country, UK on September 3rd …

Presentation about what to think about if/when you consider using virtual worlds and Second Life for midwifery (or any kind) education, given at the University of the West Country, UK on September 3rd 2012.


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  • A 3D, real-time, fully interactive, online digital world Multi User Virtual Environment (MUVE) Not a game Open source Imagined, created & owned by its residents An extremely rich virtual environment “ MUVE is currently used as the term to describe a persistent 3D graphical environment accessed over the internet which allows a large number of concurrent users, represented by their avatars to interact synchronously”
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    • 1. Midwifery Education & Second Life Sarah Stewart (Petal Stransky) 2012 Australian College of Midwives sarah.stewart@midwives.org.au Creative Commons Attribution BY
    • 2. Sarah StewartPetal Stransky
    • 3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kw-KL-lCesE
    • 4. What does Second Life offer student midwives & educators?
    • 5. Authentic & immersive learning experiences
    • 6. Safe place to explore clinical scenarios
    • 7. Imaginative mode of presenting content & information
    • 8. Access to internationalcommunity of midwifery & health educators & researchers
    • 9. Access to communities of health care consumers Cape Able Island, haven for deaf, hard of hearing &people with disabilities: http://virtualability.org/our_projects.aspx
    • 10. Questions to ask?
    • 11. Think about what you want to achieve – can it be better achieved another way?
    • 12. What resources are alreadyavailable in Second Life thatyou can use to reduce costs?
    • 13. Who can you collaborate with to reduce costs?
    • 14. How can you share what you develop in order to support other educators?
    • 15. What about students who do not have access to Internet & computers?
    • 16. Educational principles to follow
    • 17. Don’t be ‘seduced’ by technology –keep pedagogy in mind all the time
    • 18. Don’t lose sight oflearning outcomes
    • 19. Embed Second Life into curriculum
    • 20. Design comprehensive orientation program
    • 21. Allow students & staff time to ‘play’ to build confidence & competence
    • 22. What technology do you need?• Decent Internet access• Quality computers• Headsets & microphones• Knowledgeable IT support• Supportive IT policies
    • 23. Who do you need in your team?• Second Life developer/builder• Some one with experience of Second Life, how it works & what can be achieved• Educational designer• Faculty champion/s
    • 24. Second Life Education New Zealand Virtual Birthing Unit & Normal Birth Scenario
    • 25. Resources*http://slenz.wordpress.com• *http://wikieducator.org/The_virtual_birthing_unit_project *On the MUVE or in decline: Reflecting on the sustainability of the Virtual Birth Centre developed in Second Life: http://www.ascilite.org.au/ajet/ajet28/stewart.html *http://sarah-stewart.blogspot.co.uk/search/label/Virtual %20birthing%20unit
    • 26. Sarah Stewartsarah.stewart@midwives.org.auhttp://sarah-stewart.blogspot.comTwitter: SarahStewartSkype: sarah.m.stewart

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