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Second Life Ppt Submitted 3.18.09

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Second Life Ppt Submitted 3.18.09

  1. 1. Emerging Technology: Second Life and Nursing Simulations EDAE 637:Spring 2009 Lynn Senette
  2. 2. What is Second Life?
  3. 3. Going “In World”
  4. 5. Birth of Second Life 2003
  5. 6. SL today and tomorrow
  6. 7. <ul><li>Does it feel real? </li></ul><ul><li>Who polices it? </li></ul><ul><li>How interactive is it? </li></ul>
  7. 8. What’s it going to cost?
  8. 9. What do I need to get started?
  9. 10. Are you experienced?
  10. 11. Second Life and Education
  11. 12. Clinical Simulation: Simulation Center vs Immersive Simulations
  12. 14. Going Green
  13. 15. Betty Shieldmaiden’s Critical Review <ul><li>Pros </li></ul><ul><li>Addresses current situation </li></ul><ul><li>Adaptable : course needs/level of students </li></ul><ul><li>Accessibility </li></ul><ul><li>Cost </li></ul><ul><li>Student engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Fidelity </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Hesitation of faculty/students </li></ul><ul><li>Needs a champion </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty development </li></ul><ul><li>Student competencies </li></ul><ul><li>Adoption into curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Tech issues </li></ul><ul><li>Access </li></ul>
  14. 16. Diffusion of Innovation <ul><li>Promoting adoption of SL for Nursing Simulations will require addressing 5 issues: </li></ul><ul><li>Relative Advantage </li></ul><ul><li>Compatibility </li></ul><ul><li>Complexity </li></ul><ul><li>Trialability </li></ul><ul><li>Observability </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
  15. 17. Bibliography <ul><li>Get a Second Life at UAA </li></ul><ul><li>Jeffries, P.R. (2005). Technology trends in nursing education. [Electronic version]. Journal of Nursing Education . 44(1), 3-4. </li></ul><ul><li>Linden Labs </li></ul><ul><li>National League for Nursing (2003). Position statement : Innovation in nursing education , August 22. New York, New York. </li></ul><ul><li>  http://www.nln.org/aboutnln/PositionStatements/innovation082203.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>  Second Life </li></ul><ul><li>Second Life Education New Zealand. Ben Salt, Clare Atkins Nelson-Marlborough Institute of Technology, and Leigh Blackall Otogo Polytechnic. Engaging in Second Life: Real Education in a Virtual World-Literature Review. Second Life Education New Zealand, 2008. Second Life in Education New Zealand. 26 Feb. 2009. Retrieved March 2, 2009 from http://slenz.wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>SLED-Alaska (Second Life Educators in Alaska) </li></ul>

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