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Inquiry in
                               Second Life

Sheila Webber/ Sheila Yoshikawa
Department of Information Studies
University of Sheffield, April 2008
With Tim Zijlstra and Vicki Cormie; and acknowledgement to
Lyn Parker,  BSc IM and Educational Informatics students
                                                  Sheila Webber, 2008
Outline
•   Introduction to Second Life
•   Overall aims
•   Inf104 Information Literacy
•   Inf6011 Educational Informatics
•   Final reflections




                                      Sheila Webber, 2008
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Inquiry in Second Life

  • 1. Inquiry in Second Life Sheila Webber/ Sheila Yoshikawa Department of Information Studies University of Sheffield, April 2008 With Tim Zijlstra and Vicki Cormie; and acknowledgement to Lyn Parker, BSc IM and Educational Informatics students Sheila Webber, 2008
  • 2. Outline • Introduction to Second Life • Overall aims • Inf104 Information Literacy • Inf6011 Educational Informatics • Final reflections Sheila Webber, 2008
  • 3. Second Life Sheila Webber, 2008