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Language Learning Resources in Second Life Vance Stevens Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi Webheads in Action  http://webhead...
Some links <ul><li>This presentation derives from research I did for an article in the The Linguist  http://sl2ndchance.pb...
Introductions to Second Life <ul><li>Learning to Teach in Second Life by Diane Carr, April 2008,  http://learningfromsocia...
Third Places <ul><li>Konrad Glogowski’s idea of classrooms becoming third places, apart from first and second places, (i.e...
Transformative Potentials <ul><li>Mark Karstad uses SL with ladies at Dubai Women’s College  http ://www.slideshare.net/sl...
Conferences / Connectivism <ul><li>Gavin Dudeney  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http ://slanguages.net   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
Reaching Digital Immigrants <ul><li>Graham Stanley’s Teen Grid slideshow:  http://www.slideshare.net/bcgstanley/learn-engl...
Second Life English <ul><li>Kip Yellowjacket   http ://www.secondlifeenglish.com/news.php </li></ul><ul><li>Blog full of t...
Immersive Language Learning <ul><li>Language Lab: Over to Daf Smirnov </li></ul>
Enough from me! <ul><li>Vance Stevens http://adVancEducation.blogspot.com   </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Language Learning Resources in Second Life Vance Stevens Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi Webheads in Action http://webheads.info Created for Chris Hill’s Technology Session at the Ohio TESOL Conference, Nov 1, 2008
  2. 2. Some links <ul><li>This presentation derives from research I did for an article in the The Linguist http://sl2ndchance.pbwiki.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Annotated bibliography re: pedagogical resources on Second Life in education: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~mpepper/slbib </li></ul><ul><li>New Media Consortium, http://sl.nmc.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Over 150 educational institutions listing themselves as maintaining presences in the Simteach Second Life Education Wiki http://www.simteach.com/wiki/index.php?title=Second_Life_Education_Wiki </li></ul>
  3. 3. Introductions to Second Life <ul><li>Learning to Teach in Second Life by Diane Carr, April 2008, http://learningfromsocialworlds.wordpress.com/learning-to-teach-in-second-life/ </li></ul><ul><li>50-slide presentation by Alya Sulčič http://www.slideshare.net/ialja/virtual-worlds-introduction-second-life-and-beyond </li></ul>
  4. 4. Third Places <ul><li>Konrad Glogowski’s idea of classrooms becoming third places, apart from first and second places, (i.e. home and work </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ray Oldenburg, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Oldenburg ). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Third places conducive to informal learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>egalitarian environments </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>social constraints inherent in other spaces relaxed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual Classroom Project with Leigh Blackall: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://jokaydia.com/jokaydia-projects/virtual-classroom-project/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>and http://www.teachandlearn.ca/blog/2008/04/18/vcpreflection/ ] </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Transformative Potentials <ul><li>Mark Karstad uses SL with ladies at Dubai Women’s College http ://www.slideshare.net/slanguages/microsoft-power-point-conservative-societies-considerations-from-the-middle-east </li></ul>
  6. 6. Conferences / Connectivism <ul><li>Gavin Dudeney </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http ://slanguages.net </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Webheads support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Houses Study.com </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Reaching Digital Immigrants <ul><li>Graham Stanley’s Teen Grid slideshow: http://www.slideshare.net/bcgstanley/learn-english-second-life-for-teens </li></ul><ul><li>Graham’s rendition of this talk at the IATEFL Conference in Exeter in April 2008, recorded here: http://exeteronline.britishcouncil.org/mod/resource/view.php?id=147 </li></ul>
  8. 8. Second Life English <ul><li>Kip Yellowjacket http ://www.secondlifeenglish.com/news.php </li></ul><ul><li>Blog full of tips and tutorials: http://www.esl-secondlife.blogspot.com/ </li></ul>
  9. 9. Immersive Language Learning <ul><li>Language Lab: Over to Daf Smirnov </li></ul>
  10. 10. Enough from me! <ul><li>Vance Stevens http://adVancEducation.blogspot.com </li></ul>
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