Busy Second Life

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Presentation for eLearning Guild 2008

Busy Second Life

  1. 1. I'm Busy Enough... What Do I Need a Second Life For? Alan Levine New Media Consortium
  2. 2. Sans handout <ul><li>http://sl.nmc.org/wiki/Busy_Second_Life </li></ul>
  3. 7. http://vworld.fas.org/
  4. 8. http://metaversed.com/25-apr-2007/gartner-2011-80-internet-users-will-have-second-life
  5. 9. http://www.boingboing.net/2007/10/21/more-us-warcraft-pla.html
  6. 10. Levine’s Law Start with the #@+^ demo!
  7. 11. Jacob Hall, NMC Campus in Second Life
  8. 12. http://valleywag.com/373678/are-second-life-users-on-drugs
  9. 13. Add “get a first life” image http://www.getafirstlife.com/
  10. 14. FoDS
  11. 15. Field of Dreams Syndrome
  12. 16. Congress? http://tinyurl.com/2j95hb
  13. 17. &quot;Actually, maybe Congress should get an online life. In Second Life, participants create fake personas and spend endless hours interacting in a fantasy world with few tangible results to show for it -- kind of like, well, Congress.&quot; http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/04/01/AR2008040102372.html
  14. 19. Those People & Time Henry Jenkins, SXSW 2008
  15. 20. The Skeptics
  16. 21. The Gamer The Graphics SUCK! There’s nothing to do.
  17. 22. The Fearful Too weird! I got chased by a giant penis
  18. 23. The Boss How do I make money?
  19. 24. The Traditionalist I can do that in a discussion board
  20. 25. http://www.nmc.org/
  21. 27. NMC Campus Launches Jan 2006 http://sl.nmc.org/2006/06/12/seriously-engaging-movie/
  22. 28. http://sl.nmc.org/2006/07/04/third-time-charm/
  23. 30. http://virtualworlds.nmc.org/
  24. 31. Social Spaces
  25. 32. Visceral Behind every avatar is a real person
  26. 33. Let’s Go in… NMC Create SL Account http://sl.nmc.org/join
  27. 34. Although I'm Busy... What Might I do with a Second Life ? http://sl.nmc.org/

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