Student Research Presentations in a Virtual World EnvironmentValerie Hill, PhD CandidateTexas Woman’s UniversitySchool of Library and Information StudiesALISE 2012, Dallas (A PechaKucha Style Presentation)
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Publishing Opportunities• Research paper• Research poster• Symposiums• Conference proceedings• Journal publications• Book reviews Today…we all live in two worlds- physical and virtual.
Research & Publishing in Two WorldsValibrarian Gregg, TWUSLIS Valerie Hill, TWU SLISDoctoral Candidate Doctoral Candidate
Extending our Reach: Expanding Horizons, Creating Opportunity NEW MODES OF PRESENTING RESEARCH
TWU Creative Arts & ResearchSymposium April 2008
How have you collaborated with librarians in Second Life?(Check all that apply)
What is the advantage of using avatars over webcams and webinars?-sense of presence-immersion & creativity
“It may be that the great age oflibraries is waning, but I am hereto tell you that the great age oflibrarians is just beginning. It’s upto you to decide if you want to be apart of it.”~T. Scott Plutchak
BibliographyBellotti, Francesco, Riccardo Berta, Alessandro De Gloria, and Ludovica Primavera.2010. Supporting authors in the development of task-based learning in serious virtualworlds. British Journal of Educational Technology 41, (1) (01): 86-107.Grimes, Justin M., Fleischman, Kenneth R. & Jaeger, Paul T. 2011Virtual Guinea Pigs: Ethical implications of Human Subjects Research inVirtual Worlds. International Journal of Internet Research Ethics. (2)(1).Hill, Valerie, and Hyuk-Jin Lee. 2009. Libraries and immersive learning environmentsunite in second life. Library Hi Tech 27, (3): 338-56.Plutchak, T. Scott. 2007. The Librarian: Fantastic Adventures in the Digital World.Serials, 20(2), 87-91Webber, Sheila and Diane Nahl. 2011. Sustaining Learning for LIS through use of aVirtual World. IFLA Journal (37)(1): 5-15.