Second Life Education
           Scrapbook
Active Learning Center on SUNY Learning Network Island
Active Learning Center and Classroom
Stony Brook Seawolves
Embedded streaming video and Powerpoint. That’s our local SBU TV program
“Sports Report” on the screen.
This book opens a menu when touched that offers a syllabus, URLs to
readings, and free gifts. It can be copied and modifie...
Powerpoint presentation: “The Classroom is HAPPENING at Stony Brook”
(CIT 2009 presentation)
Recreation area! Dance ball and ocean view
Meeting and relaxing with colleagues and friends
ISTE Island: Resources for Educators -- free landmarks to interesting places
ISTE Island Information Station: Info and Free Goods for Educators.
Includes textures and building tools, SLOODLE kit, ski...
ISTE Bloggers’ Hut: click on a blog ball and get the URL to the blog
A presentation at the ISTE Pavilion (Best Practices in Virtual Education 2009)
Bowling Green State University Island: Writing Center (video tutorials
available at the entrance; this is the meeting plac...
Best Practices in Education Video Presentation
Intellagirl Tully (aka Sarah Robbins, Ball State University) in pink hair
Serena at work in her skybox office in Wodka—I can hold online office hours
here, and can receive messages via this virtua...
Watching the Melbourne Writers’ Festival video in the skybox office
Second Life Education Roundtable (SLED) meeting with students. SLED
holds weekly meetings for educators. The link to the t...
Orientation Tour at University of Caledon Oxbridge, great for noobies and full of
useful tips for all. Just follow the arr...
Earworms Language Training System. This is a commercial product that runs
through your audio stream, accompanied by music,...
Café 101 Educators’ Lounge and resources at the virtual campus of Texas
State Technical College (vTSTC). Many events, incl...
vTSTC Sandbox—Anyone can practice building and open their packages
here, even if you don’t have land of your own.
Virtual art exhibition at vTSTC
Rhetorica Island
Rasmuson Foundation of Alaskan Art on Rhetorica Island
Discovery Channel booth at SL Education Faire 2009
Replica of the Globe Theater
Inside the Globe Theater, home of the SL Shakespeare Company, which
performs full-length plays of the Bard starring an ava...
Inspire Space Park
Van Gogh’s Arles
Jade’s Jazz Island (great music, live shows, PG rating)
From Burning Life 2008
Casablanca Island Ampitheater
Links
   http://delicious.com/cynthiadavidson (I have many URLs related to education in SL, about 7 pages)

   http://ho...
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  • Landmarks: a showcase of locations for educators and students, divided by discipline.
  • Free educational materials and other things that new instructors in SL might need. Includes:
  • Second Life Education Videos on the web:http://sleducation.ning.com/
  • Second Life Education Scrapbook

    1. 1. Second Life Education Scrapbook
    2. 2. Active Learning Center on SUNY Learning Network Island
    3. 3. Active Learning Center and Classroom
    4. 4. Stony Brook Seawolves
    5. 5. Embedded streaming video and Powerpoint. That’s our local SBU TV program “Sports Report” on the screen.
    6. 6. This book opens a menu when touched that offers a syllabus, URLs to readings, and free gifts. It can be copied and modified.
    7. 7. Powerpoint presentation: “The Classroom is HAPPENING at Stony Brook” (CIT 2009 presentation)
    8. 8. Recreation area! Dance ball and ocean view
    9. 9. Meeting and relaxing with colleagues and friends
    10. 10. ISTE Island: Resources for Educators -- free landmarks to interesting places
    11. 11. ISTE Island Information Station: Info and Free Goods for Educators. Includes textures and building tools, SLOODLE kit, skins, houses, and free virtual coffee.
    12. 12. ISTE Bloggers’ Hut: click on a blog ball and get the URL to the blog
    13. 13. A presentation at the ISTE Pavilion (Best Practices in Virtual Education 2009)
    14. 14. Bowling Green State University Island: Writing Center (video tutorials available at the entrance; this is the meeting place—very peaceful!)
    15. 15. Best Practices in Education Video Presentation Intellagirl Tully (aka Sarah Robbins, Ball State University) in pink hair
    16. 16. Serena at work in her skybox office in Wodka—I can hold online office hours here, and can receive messages via this virtual computer; students can see if I am online.
    17. 17. Watching the Melbourne Writers’ Festival video in the skybox office
    18. 18. Second Life Education Roundtable (SLED) meeting with students. SLED holds weekly meetings for educators. The link to the transcript is available in on the last page.
    19. 19. Orientation Tour at University of Caledon Oxbridge, great for noobies and full of useful tips for all. Just follow the arrows.
    20. 20. Earworms Language Training System. This is a commercial product that runs through your audio stream, accompanied by music, and is immersive.
    21. 21. Café 101 Educators’ Lounge and resources at the virtual campus of Texas State Technical College (vTSTC). Many events, including poetry readings and training sessions, are held here. Lots of free tools.
    22. 22. vTSTC Sandbox—Anyone can practice building and open their packages here, even if you don’t have land of your own.
    23. 23. Virtual art exhibition at vTSTC
    24. 24. Rhetorica Island
    25. 25. Rasmuson Foundation of Alaskan Art on Rhetorica Island
    26. 26. Discovery Channel booth at SL Education Faire 2009
    27. 27. Replica of the Globe Theater
    28. 28. Inside the Globe Theater, home of the SL Shakespeare Company, which performs full-length plays of the Bard starring an avatar company.
    29. 29. Inspire Space Park
    30. 30. Van Gogh’s Arles
    31. 31. Jade’s Jazz Island (great music, live shows, PG rating)
    32. 32. From Burning Life 2008
    33. 33. Casablanca Island Ampitheater
    34. 34. Links  http://delicious.com/cynthiadavidson (I have many URLs related to education in SL, about 7 pages)  http://homepage.mac.com/jessid/slroundtable/090512.html (a transcript of the SLED Roundtable Discussion May 12, 2009—college students discuss their opinion of SL for classes)  http://writing2.richmond.edu/jessid/eng216/ (Dr. Joe Essid’s Literature, Technology and Society course, U. of Richmond)  http://sleducation.ning.com/ (Second Life Education Videos, by educators K-20)  http://nwn.blogs.com/nwn/2009/04/educational-uses-of-second-life.html (“New World Notes: Educational Uses of SL” by Wagner James Au, a former Linden Lab staffer and author)  http://virtualworlds.flexiblelearning.net.au/content/homepage.htm (Virtual Worlds: Real Learning project)  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TMGR9q43dag (You Tube video: “Education in Second Life: Explore the Possibilities” by xxArete2xx )  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_6KQp7CYYI&feature=related (You Tube orientation for real-life students in SL by xxArete2xx)  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4BIEm44BsA0&feature=related (You Tube video: “Hey Avatar: Create your Second Life Account” by Mo Hax)  http://www.slideshare.net/intellagirl/second-life-education-presentation?src=related_normal&rel=1483297 “Second Life Education Presentation” by Sarah Robbins (Intellagirl Tully) Well-substantiated presentation by a researcher and instructor at Ball State University.

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