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Virtual Worlds 101 Tell Summer Institute 2010 Ellen Todd
Why in the World Meet and Greet ~ Pair and Share What do you do in Real Life? What would you do in Real Life if you had unlimited resources?
Learning Objectives Transition from the Real World to a Virtual World Move, join, travel, chat, search, shop…. Frame some questions for yourself in context of your work Explore virtual world applications in Education, Healthcare, Business and Non Profit
What in the World is this other World? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_world http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Active_Worlds http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Life
Essential Questions What are virtual worlds? Are virtual worlds important?
Getting started Some basics…. http://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/Glossary GO to and DOWNLOAD Second Life Create an account Choose a name What’s in a name? http://www.secondlifeinsider.com/2006/11/21/whats-in-a-name/
What’s in a Name? http://www.ehow.com/how_4870741_choose-good-second-life-name.html http://secondlife.wikia.com/wiki/Avatar_Last_Names http://obijan.com/slstats/index.php
Let’s GO in! Pick your look I’ll make you my friend Join the group Let’s get out of here! Teleport to a How to site… Walk through the site and get your wings!
What? So What? Now What? What did you observe? Think about? How did you feel? Did you get any benefits from the experience? What are the implications of the activity? How does the experience relate to the real world?
ISTE Standards Standards http://www.iste.org/Content/NavigationMenu/NETS/ForTeachers/2008Standards/NETS_T_Standards_Final.pdf Can you wrap your arms around this new world? http://www.iste.org/
Fieldtrips and Case Studies Education Business Healthcare Non Profits
Find it In~world! Search and visit sites specific to your interest SHOUT OUTS “Hey everybody! Look what I found!” Offer to teleport a friend and explore together
RESEACH Project based learning When you interact with objects, it creates different neural chemicals/pathways. Stronger than reading or listening…. Learning Styles? Visual, textural, aural, kinesthetic, integrative What are the implications for EDUCATION here?
LUNCH?!? Let’s visit Iam Zabelin’s kitchen! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzFpg271sm8
Welcome come back from RL. ;) Watch Virtual Builder http://virtualbuilder3d.com/ http://virtualbuilder3d.com/webfiles/roam.mov Log in SL and meet me at the tree house…
Physical vs Mental Challenges Social anxiety Role play Autism Schizophrenia Identify Fresh start