Jason Zagami EPS Gold Coast Griffith University [email_address] Teacher education through online 3D virtual environments
What is Second Life?
Avatars
Zolt Wind
Griffith Oh
Educational uses of Second Life http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOFU9oUF2HA
Educational Uses <ul><li>Distance and Flexible Education; Presentations, Panels and Discussions; Training and Skills Devel...
Second Life Education Wiki http://www.simteach.com/wiki/index.php?title=Second_Life_Education_Wiki
GUSL
Information Resource
Traditional Lecture Spaces
Less Traditional Lecture Spaces
Relaxing Presentation Spaces
To enjoy lectures
Tutorial Spaces
Group Discussions
Social Spaces
Social Spaces
Classroom Layout
Study
Findings
Questions?
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Presented at Australian Teacher Education Association conference 9 July 2008 Brisbane, Australia by Dr Jason Zagami

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  1. 1. Jason Zagami EPS Gold Coast Griffith University [email_address] Teacher education through online 3D virtual environments
  2. 2. What is Second Life?
  3. 3. Avatars
  4. 4. Zolt Wind
  5. 5. Griffith Oh
  6. 6. Educational uses of Second Life http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOFU9oUF2HA
  7. 7. Educational Uses <ul><li>Distance and Flexible Education; Presentations, Panels and Discussions; Training and Skills Development; Self-paced Tutorials; Displays and Exhibits; Immersive Exhibits; Roleplays and Simulations; Data Visualisations and Simulations; Libraries, Art Galleries and Museums; Historical Re-creations and Re-enactments, Living and Immersive Archaeology; Computer Programming; Artificial Intelligence Projects; Artificial Life Projects; Multimedia and Games Design; Art and Music Projects; Literature, Composition and Creative Writing; Theatre and Performance Art; Photostories and Photo Scenarios; Machinima; Treasure Hunts and Quests; Virtual Tourism, Cultural Immersion and Cultural Exchange; Language Teaching and Practice, and Language Immersion; Social Science and Anthropological Research; Awareness/Consciousness Raising and Fund Raising; Support and Opportunities for People with Disabilities; Politics, Governance, Civics and Legal Practice; Business, Commerce, Financial Practice and Modelling; Real Estate Practice; Product Design, Prototyping, User-testing and Market Research; Interior Design; Architectural Design and Modelling; and Urban Planning and Design </li></ul>SLED, 2008b
  8. 8. Second Life Education Wiki http://www.simteach.com/wiki/index.php?title=Second_Life_Education_Wiki
  9. 9. GUSL
  10. 10. Information Resource
  11. 11. Traditional Lecture Spaces
  12. 12. Less Traditional Lecture Spaces
  13. 13. Relaxing Presentation Spaces
  14. 14. To enjoy lectures
  15. 15. Tutorial Spaces
  16. 16. Group Discussions
  17. 17. Social Spaces
  18. 18. Social Spaces
  19. 19. Classroom Layout
  20. 20. Study
  21. 21. Findings
  22. 22. Questions?

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