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  • 1. Pauline Randall virtual-e ltd
  • 2. “Second Life is a free 3D virtual world where users can socialize, connect and create using voice and text chat”
  • 3.  What have you heard?  What have you seen?  What have you thought?
  • 4.  Visiting second life  Reading the articles  Have these changed your views?  More favourable?  Less favourable?
  • 5. How can you use this new technology in teaching and learning?
  • 6. http://www.gartner.com/pages/story.php.id.8795.s.8.jsp
  • 7. what is business doing in Second Life? Collaboration Concept testing Conferences Demonstrations Meeting Product testing Recruitment Training
  • 8. IBM conference One fifth of the cost and no jet lag ROI $320,000
  • 9. virtual world use in HE/FE Spring 2009 http://virtualworldwatch.net/snapshots/virtual-world-use-in-hefe-jan-09/
  • 10. Imperial College, London Respiratory diagnoses
  • 11. Open University http://secondlifegrid.net. s3.amazonaws.com/docs/ SecondLife_Case_OpenU. pdf
  • 12. 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/ Second Life – Worling Inworld - https://blogs.secondlife.com/community/workinginworld Times – McKinsey Interview - http://technology.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/tech_and_web/article3803056.ece Virtual World Watch – Snapshots http://virtualworldwatch.net/snapshots/ Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_world Other options Virtual Worlds Review - http://www.virtualworldsreview.com/info/categories.shtml
  • 13. 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
  • 14. Pauline Randall Managing Director virtual-e Ltd Liz Ferlinghetti in Second Life Pauline.randall@virtual-e.co.uk www.virtual-e.co.uk Twitter: @virtualewit LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/paulinerandall Slideshare: http://slideshare.net/virtuale Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ferlinghetti/