Teaching in Second Life for Writing Educators

1,243 views

Published on

The Center for Learning in Virtual Environments (CLIVE) sponsored this workshop on Teaching in Second Life for Writing Educators, hosted by Lyr Lobo, aka Dr. Cynthia Calongne from Colorado Technical University. During the session, the attendees received a few dozen books, sitting arrangements and information on how to tailor the designs for their classes.

Creative Commons Share Alike with Attribution License.

Published in: Education, Technology
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,243
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
3
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
3
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Teaching in Second Life for Writing Educators

  1. 1. Dr. Cynthia Calongne The Institute for Advanced Studies Colorado Technical University November 6, 2010 Creative Commons Share-alike Attribution Image: Dream Library [1] Teaching in Second Life for Writing Educators
  2. 2.   Offer a sense of presence that promotes interaction.  Interaction between people within a setting.  Depicting imaginative scenes.   As the story unfolds. Virtual Worlds
  3. 3. Ramapo 8th  grade In a virtual world After the story  ends, what happens  next? Literature comes  alive!
  4. 4. 8th  graders read the book Of Mice and Men and put it aside The students enacted a courtroom scene that might have  followed the story and wanted to acquit George He meant well and did not want to kill his friend.   After four days of 40-minute trials George was convicted of murdering Lennie    They recommended a shorter sentence After all, he meant well      Immersive Literature  Student experiences
  5. 5.  Meeting minds in  immersive  spaces Presence in a Virtual world 
  6. 6. What is your dream space?
  7. 7. Literary Reference du Jour     meet for book discussions
  8. 8. NMC New Media and Learning
  9. 9. Human Barometer Exercise to stimulate discussions
  10. 10. Imaginative Environments
  11. 11. In the future, we will touch everything. Everything will be smaller and sleeker. Objects will be a lot smarter. Books will read us. The Future
  12. 12. The future of literature
  13. 13. The magical world of words Dream Library [1]
  14. 14. Notes • [1] What does your dream library look like? http://martavallelibrary.wordpress.com/2009/05/08/what-does-your-dream-library-look-like/ • [2] John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men, 1937. • [3] Last slide photo from Metropolis, a film by Fritz Lang 1927. • Videos – Text 2.0 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QocWsWd7fc&feature=player_embedded#! – Technology in the Year 2020 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uug8m0BHzZo – Future of Screen Technology http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=g7_mOdi3O5E&feature=player_embedded#!
  15. 15. I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today. William Allen White

×