CyberOne: Law in the Court of Public Opinion - Harvard <ul><li>Law in the Court of Public Opinion. Was offered jointly in the Harvard Law School and the Harvard Extension School in the fall semester, 2006. Throughout the course students studied many different media technologies to understand how their inherent characteristics and modes of distribution affect the arguments that are made using them. Project-based assignments used these technologies to make their own arguments </li></ul><ul><li>http://terranova.blogs.com/terra_nova/2007/05/teaching_in_sec.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/cyberone/ </li></ul>
BRADLEY UNIVERSITY Bradley University's Ed Lamoureux and his online counterpart, Professor Beliveau, taught an entire course in Second Life . Entitled "Field Research in Second Life" (Multimedia 490, MM 490), Up to eight students will spent three weeks examining life from within the MMO. There will be a one-hour lecture class each week; you can read all about Lamoureux's class objectives here . NMC Campus conducted an nterview with the professor.
Ithaca College <ul><li>Most students are used to presentations from real people, in person or via satellite. But in Professor Kim Gregson’s class, under the guise of his avatar, Aaron Uhrmacher from Text 100 Public Relations Company came to an Ithaca College island on Second Life to present to a class, also in the guise of their avatars. No plane ticket needed to get to this island. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>There in a virtual world, students’ avatars from Gregson’s Qualitative Research class sat in a virtual amphitheatre on the side of a hill while Uhrmacher presented them with real-world information. After the presentation, the students typed in questions and Uhrmacher responded verbally. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ithaca.edu/news/release.php?id=2212 </li></ul>
Ohio University – Russ College of Engineering & Technology
Ohio University – SL project for middle school students <ul><li>Using part of a $1.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation, graduate students from Ohio University's Russ College of Engineering and Technology…. </li></ul><ul><li>Working with Linden Lab, the company that owns Second Life, the grad students have developed a special protected island within the virtual world where only select middle school students are allowed. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Graduate students have developed four science projects for the students so far. In one, participants raft downriver to the ocean, passing through various climate checkpoints that point out environmental features like glaciers. "Instead of reading about it in a textbook,they're immersed in the environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Ohio University Russ College of Engineering and Technology </li></ul><ul><li>http://thejournal.com/articles/20363_2 </li></ul>