Virtual Worlds 2008 Sl Induction Workshops

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Second Life Induction Workshops for Virtual Worlds 2008

Second Life Induction Workshops for Virtual Worlds 2008

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  • 1. Pauline Randall (aka Liz Ferlinghetti) virtual-e Ltd Virtual world benefits through real world solutions
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    • Take a picture
    • Choose where you want to save it
    • If you choose to upload you must have some money in your account – it costs L$ 10 for each file
    • If you save to your computer select the file type you want to save as - .png, .jpg, .bmp
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    • Page up – fly higher
    • Page down – fly lower
    • Arrow keys
      • Up and down will make you go forwards and backwards
      • Left and right will make you go ... left and right!
  • 12. And for an extra 10 points what does all this make? 1 Point 1 Point 2 Points 1 Point 1 Point 2 Points 5 Points 10 Points
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    • The Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster was invented by  Zaphod Beeblebrox , a major character in the series. Its original, fictional, recipe is:
    • Take the juice from one bottle of that Ol' Janx Spirit .
    • Pour into it one measure of water from the seas of Santraginus V
    • Allow three cubes of Arcturan Mega-gin to melt into the mixture (it must be properly iced or the  benzene  is lost).
    • Allow four litres of Fallian marsh gas to bubble through it (in memory of all those happy Hikers who have died of pleasure in the Marshes of Fallia).
    • Over the back of a silver spoon float a measure of Qualactin Hypermint extract , redolent of all the heady odours of the dark Qualactin Zones.
    • Drop in the tooth of an Algolian Suntiger . Watch it dissolve, spreading the fires of the Algolian suns deep into the heart of the drink.
    • Sprinkle Zamphour .
    • Add an olive .
    • Drink...but  very carefully.
    • Hitchhiker’s guide to the galaxy
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    • Hold down the Alt key (and keep it held down!)
      • Move mouse to change focus and zoom distance
      • You can use
        • the mouse wheel to zoom in
        • left and right arrow direction keys to rotate your viewpoint horizontally (z axis)
        • Up and down arrow keys to zoom in and out
        • Page up and Page down to rotate vertically (x axis)
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    • Notecards can contain
      • Text
      • Landmarks
      • Snapshots (must have full permissions
    • Saved into Inventory
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    • Work in teams and get as many balls as you can into the large hole at the end
    • The balls are objects with physical properties which can be moved by dragging
    • Physical objects are affected by gravity, wind etc
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    • This pulls together everything that you have been doing this morning into a learning context.
    • Think about how you could use a similar activity – communication, discussion, collaboration, report writing etc
    • Also think about activities that you could develop in a similar way
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    • Work with your partner
    • Spend 20 minutes investigating – find the clues, follow the leads
    • Spend 15 minutes writing up what you have found
      • Tell the story
      • Include snapshots
      • Put together as a short presentation (PowerPoint?)
      • Be prepared to present your story to the rest of the group
  • 21. New job, high spending lifestyle...
  • 22. ... Can’t keep up with the payments, lost his job
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  • 27. Pauline Randall (Liz Ferlinghetti in Second Life) Second Life Solution Provider www.virtual-e.co.uk [email_address] virtual-e Island in Second Life http:// slurl.com/secondlife/virtual%20e/130/127/24 Virtual world benefits through real world solutions
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    • Places to visit in Second Life and some useful websites
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    • Ashridge Business School
    • CyMal Museums & Libraries
    • Imperial College London, Faculty of Medicine
    • Square One Market Research, Florida
    • University of Hawaii
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    • 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
    • Genome Island - http://slurl.com/secondlife/Genome/135/92/29
    • Leeds College of Art & Design - http://slurl.com/secondlife/The%20Collective/44/69/34
    • Streets of Baghdad - http://slurl.com/secondlife/Better%20World/182/192/23
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    • 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
    • Second Life – www.secondlife.com
    • 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/
    • Virtual Worlds Review - http://www.virtualworldsreview.com/info/categories.shtml
    • Second Life Security - https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=5566