Alja Sulčič




    Second Life
a
     for Moodle
=                 +
                       web-based
     virtual 3D         learning
    enviornment
                    ...
A virtual world is a computer-based
 simulated environment intended for its
users to inhabit and interact via avatars.
   ...
Berkman Sandbox

                                                                             Abbots Aerodrome

Virtual Mo...
Communication tools

      private
 in
(Instant Messages -IM)
       - or -
       public                   verbally
  in
...
Tools for travel
You can walk
and fly...




              ... or teleport
         anywhere in an instant!
Tools for creating and
   shaping the world


          //pic


‣ 3D prim building
‣ Linden Scripting Language
‣ texture, ...
Linden Dollars
Second Life currency

  real money trading (RMT)

     US$         L$
             ≈
    (1 US$       270 L...
Second Life
for Education?
Harvard Law School



Many educational institutions already
 have their virtual                    campuses



Ohio Univer...
There are courses being taught
                                          within Second Life on a
                         ...
Second Life residents can attend a number of
               educational events:
(often free)
                      ‣   con...
Second Life Grid Status block
Sloodle module            Scripted objects




                        + Course management
                        + Activ...
Course management:
‣ Sloodle Registration Booth
‣ Sloodle Enrolment Booth
‣ Sloodle Access Checker
‣ Login Zone
Activities/tools:
‣ Sloodle Toolbar
‣ Sloodle Set
‣ Chat Logger
‣ Quiz Chair
‣ Prim Drop
Sloodle toolbar
Chat Logger
The future?
By the end of 2011, 80 % of active Internet
 users (and Fortune 500 enterprises) will have a
“second life”, but not necess...
connections
   better

getting to know and using the
   advantages of each
         environment

                 other
 b...
Questions?
More information:
‣ Second Life:
  - http://www.secondlife.com
  - http://www.simteach.com
  - http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~...
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  1. 1. Alja Sulčič Second Life a for Moodle
  2. 2. = + web-based virtual 3D learning enviornment enviornment
  3. 3. A virtual world is a computer-based simulated environment intended for its users to inhabit and interact via avatars. Wikipedia
  4. 4. Berkman Sandbox Abbots Aerodrome Virtual Morocco Second Life is a user-created world! Second House of Sweden Teaching International Spaceflight Museum http://ialja.blogspot.com Little Roma
  5. 5. Communication tools private in (Instant Messages -IM) - or - public verbally in (places or group IM) (text or/and voice chat) - and - non-verbally (visual appearance, proxemics, gestures and animations)
  6. 6. Tools for travel You can walk and fly... ... or teleport anywhere in an instant!
  7. 7. Tools for creating and shaping the world //pic ‣ 3D prim building ‣ Linden Scripting Language ‣ texture, sound and animation import
  8. 8. Linden Dollars Second Life currency real money trading (RMT) US$ L$ ≈ (1 US$ 270 L$) L$ can be used on the web or in-world
  9. 9. Second Life for Education?
  10. 10. Harvard Law School Many educational institutions already have their virtual campuses Ohio University NMC Campus
  11. 11. There are courses being taught within Second Life on a variety of subjects: ‣ programming, ‣ natural sciences, ‣ economics, ‣ law, ‣ foreign languages, ‣ literature, ‣ art, ... Learning about cell structure within a 3D cell model
  12. 12. Second Life residents can attend a number of educational events: (often free) ‣ conferences, ‣ lectures, ‣ discussions, ‣ interviews, ‣ book readings, ....
  13. 13. Second Life Grid Status block
  14. 14. Sloodle module Scripted objects + Course management + Activities/tools (Moodle 1.6 & 1.8)
  15. 15. Course management: ‣ Sloodle Registration Booth ‣ Sloodle Enrolment Booth ‣ Sloodle Access Checker ‣ Login Zone
  16. 16. Activities/tools: ‣ Sloodle Toolbar ‣ Sloodle Set ‣ Chat Logger ‣ Quiz Chair ‣ Prim Drop
  17. 17. Sloodle toolbar
  18. 18. Chat Logger
  19. 19. The future?
  20. 20. By the end of 2011, 80 % of active Internet users (and Fortune 500 enterprises) will have a “second life”, but not necessarily in Second Life. April 2007, Gartner Inc. 80 %
  21. 21. connections better getting to know and using the advantages of each environment other bringing Moodle to virtual worlds
  22. 22. Questions?
  23. 23. More information: ‣ Second Life: - http://www.secondlife.com - http://www.simteach.com - http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~mpepper/slbib ‣ Sloodle: - http://www.sloodle.com alja@artesia.si http://ialja.blogspot.com

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