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VirtualESC –Affinity Group<br />-- Treasure Hunt winners; some basic features in and uses of Second Life<br />-- June 6, 2...
Agenda<br />Treasure Hunt winners -- $1,000 Lindens<br />Mechanics <br />Sitting / World Map / camera adjustments <br />Ta...
Treasure Hunt Winners - $1,000 Lindens each <br />Sunshine Lionheart – most interesting location <br />Michael301 Mancini ...
Basics <br />To adjust view & voice-zooming:  hold Alt on your keyboard > bring mouse over object to view/hear > click > z...
ADJUSTING SPEECH:  click Me (top of screen) > Preferences > Sound & media > open Input/Output > test headset<br />Toggle o...
Saving meeting interactions<br />Text chat can be saved to computer <br />Save action too (machinima): www.fraps.com<br />...
Testing the different ways to work with meetings<br />Make or get a large cube / a box <br />Change the textures (images) ...
Getting / sending notification<br />Reading what is next to you; text chats <br />“Friending” others<br />Sending message ...
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Second Life - basic applications & meetings

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Second Life - basic applications & meetings

  1. 1. VirtualESC –Affinity Group<br />-- Treasure Hunt winners; some basic features in and uses of Second Life<br />-- June 6, 2011 – 2:30 – 3:30 <br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />Treasure Hunt winners -- $1,000 Lindens<br />Mechanics <br />Sitting / World Map / camera adjustments <br />Talking: via headset / via text <br />Saving meetings – text / machinima<br />Basic applications & examples<br />Meetings via images<br />Meetings via website <br />Designing . . . what is in your future?<br />from the elegant (28 Union) to importing images (MAT Science Center)<br />
  3. 3. Treasure Hunt Winners - $1,000 Lindens each <br />Sunshine Lionheart – most interesting location <br />Michael301 Mancini – best hairdo <br />LysaBurnstein – best outfit <br />
  4. 4. Basics <br />To adjust view & voice-zooming: hold Alt on your keyboard > bring mouse over object to view/hear > click > zoom in & out with mouse wheel<br />To see all ESC locations: click World (at screen top) > World Map > click-and-drag around the map > double-click to be teleported to a location on the map<br />
  5. 5. ADJUSTING SPEECH: click Me (top of screen) > Preferences > Sound & media > open Input/Output > test headset<br />Toggle on & off Speech at screen bottom; it is green when active; turn off when not using to avoid feedback<br />Text chat at screen bottom; similar to Elluminate<br />
  6. 6. Saving meeting interactions<br />Text chat can be saved to computer <br />Save action too (machinima): www.fraps.com<br />But it takes a good bit of space; image capturing <br />Save sound: http://audacity.sourceforge.net/<br />Having “context” & community at a distance is a huge advantage<br />and, yes, it can be VERY synchronous, but other options too<br />
  7. 7. Testing the different ways to work with meetings<br />Make or get a large cube / a box <br />Change the textures (images) in the box: <br />Create images in PowerPoint & bring into SL as textures <br />Drag-and-drop images onto the box<br />Create a website / wiki that is linked into the box<br />(details on implementation are in the wiki)<br />
  8. 8. Getting / sending notification<br />Reading what is next to you; text chats <br />“Friending” others<br />Sending message – when online / when offline<br />Many ways – start with the following: <br />Right-click an avatar; make <br />

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