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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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  • Lighting and privacy and thermal environment
  • Description Immersive role play 5 scenes from early labour (phone call) to first hour after birth of baby 1 midwife & 1 woman Script for woman Antenatal/labour notes for midwife Woman gives midwife feedback – based on NZCOM standards review process Midwife writes up notes – deposits them in filing cabinet & lecturer gives feedback Midwife carries out self-assessment
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    • 1. The Use of Second Life for the Education of Health Care Professionals Sarah Stewart (Petal Stransky) 2010 [email_address]
    • 2. Sarah Stewart
      • *Midwife, educational developer and consultant, facilitator and blogger
      • *Virtual International Day of the Midwife
      • *eMentoring in aged care, Queensland– work integrated learning
      • *“Facilitating Online”
      • *Social media adviser,
      • Australia, Pakistan &
      • Europe
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      • What do you want to know?
      • What Second Life is
      • How it be used for teaching/learning health care practice
      • Examples – virtual birth unit
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    • 5. Petal Stransky Sarah Stewart
    • 6. University of Michigan's Health Sciences Libraries: Second Life and Public Health http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wDl5suE2Uo&feature=player_embedded
    • 7. What does Second Life offer health care professionals & educators?
    • 8. Authentic & immersive learning experiences
    • 9. Safe place to explore clinical scenarios
    • 10. Imaginative mode of presenting content & information
    • 11. Access to international community of medical & health educators & researchers
    • 12. 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
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      • Virtual birth unit developed by Second Life Education New Zealand project funded by NZ government, led by Dr Clare Atkins and Terry Neal
    • 19. Te Wāhi Whānau: The Birth Place
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    • 21. http://tinyurl.com/korvu7
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    • 33. http://wikieducator.org/The_virtual_birthing_unit_project
    • 34. http:// www.facebook.com/home.php?#/group.php?gid =60560546147
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      • *What you want to achieve?
      • *What resources are already available?
      • *Who can you collaborate with?
      • *How can you share what you develop?
      • *What about students who do not have access to Internet & computers?
      Questions to ask?
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      • Presentation available:
      • http://www.slideshare.net/sarahs
    • 40. Sarah Stewart [email_address] http://sarah-stewart.blogspot.com Twitter: SarahStewart Skype: sarah.m.stewart