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    • Virtual world benefits through real world solutions IMMERSIVE LEARNING … a passing fad or new reality?
    • Home page in 1999
    • LEARNING SPACES … have they really changed? … are we still passing on knowledge in the same ways?
    • THE ARRIVAL OF WEB 2.0
    • We are all part of the conversation
    • Supported by technology
    • JISC Infonet
    • And so through the looking glass...
    • A 3-d virtual world where the content is created by its users. Your world. Your imagination
    • What is actually going on in Second Life?
    • Socialising...
    • WRONG – clothing for avatars Tools for Second Life users
    • Organisations from the real world
    • University of Edinburgh
    • Eduserv
    • Monash University
    • Ashridge Business School
    • Imperial College London, Faculty of Medicine
    • University of Hawaii at Manoa
    • Role play in Roma
    • Problem solving activity as part of SL Induction workshop
    • Running a business – use the SL economy
    • Abyss Museum of Ocean Science
    • Dresden Art Gallery
    • Assisi
    • Spaceport Alpha
    • Lectures without travelling?
    • Team working
    • Language learning – find some native speakers to converse with
    • Camp Darfur
    • Art Exhibition (Bowling Green State University)
    • Flying and skydiving
    • ...mmm – next time maybe a parachute?
    • SOME KEY POINTS • Interest and engagement • Induction • Resources • Use the students? • Classrooms and slideshows • Equipment • Firewalls – be kind to ICT Services!
    • GETTING STARTED • www.secondlife.com • Create an account and get your own avatar • Go exploring • Talk to people • Join interest groups • Join the SLED list and JISC virtual worlds list • Start off with some field trips • Have fun!
    • Pauline Randall (Liz Ferlinghetti in Second Life) Second Life Solution Provider Second Life Developer E-learning Consultant www.virtual-e.co.uk Pauline.randall@virtual-e.co.uk virtual-e Island in Second Life http://slurl.com/secondlife/virtual%20e/130/127/24 Virtual world benefits through real world solutions
    • Places to visit in Second Life and some useful websites
    • WEB RESOURCES • Business Communicators of Second Life - http://freshtakes.typepad.com/sl_communicators/ • Companies in Second Life - http://slbusinesscommunicators.pbwiki.com/Companies+in+Second+Life • Educause Review - http://connect.educause.edu/er?time=1222711572 • Institutions & Organisations in SL - http://simteach.com/wiki/index.php?title=Institutions_and_Organizations_in_SL • JISC gaming report - http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/documents/programmes/elearninginnovation/gamingreport_v3.pdf • Second Life – www.secondlife.com • Second Life Security - https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=5566 • Second Life Stats - http://secondlife.com/whatis/economy_stats.php • SLED (Second Life Educators) List - https://lists.secondlife.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/educators • SLED Blog - http://www.sl-educationblog.org/ • Times – McKinsey Interview - http://technology.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/tech_and_web/article3803056.ece • Virtual World Watch – Snapshots http://virtualworldwatch.net/snapshots/ Other options • Virtual Worlds Review - http://www.virtualworldsreview.com/info/categories.shtml
    • SECOND LIFE LOCATIONS • Abyss Museum of Ocean Science - http://slurl.com/secondlife/Gun/55/42/82 • Autodesk Island – Engineering Design - http://slurl.com/secondlife/Autodesk/220/117/22 • Bowling Green State University - http://slurl.com/secondlife/BGSU%20Creation/255/255/33 • Camp Darfur - http://slurl.com/secondlife/Better%20World/175/247/21 • Chinese School - http://slurl.com/secondlife/Chinese%20School/130/196/22 • Dresden Art Gallery - http://slurl.com/secondlife/Dresden%20Gallery/168/128/26 • Edinburgh University - http://slurl.com/secondlife/Edinburgh%20University/128/128/28 • Eduserv Island - http://slurl.com/secondlife/Eduserv%20Island/104/40/29 • Genome Island - http://slurl.com/secondlife/Genome/135/92/29 • Honawan – Planetarium - http://slurl.com/secondlife/Honawan/96/122/421 • Illinois State – Geography-Geology - http://slurl.com/secondlife/Geo%20Island/89/73/504 • Ivory Tower Library of Primitives - http://slurl.com/secondlife/Natoma/213/164/28 • Leeds College of Art & Design - http://slurl.com/secondlife/The%20Collective/44/69/34 • Monash University - http://slurl.com/secondlife/Monash%20University/109/147/28 • Via Montenapoleone http://slurl.com/secondlife/Montenapoleone/144/178/32 • Port Spinoza - http://slurl.com/secondlife/Port%20Spinoza/120/129/23 • Second Health - http://slurl.com/secondlife/Second%20Health%20London/126/154/27 • Streets of Baghdad - http://slurl.com/secondlife/Better%20World/182/192/23 • USC Marshall Business School - http://slurl.com/secondlife/USC%20Marshall/128/128/2 • Western Australia Police - http://slurl.com/secondlife/Hwanung/161/146/256
    • Virtual world benefits through real world solutions