Second Life @ MSU AJ Kelton / AJ Brooks DIRECTOR OF TEACHING AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGY COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIE...
What do you already know about  Second Life? Why Second Life?
A Universe of Virtual Worlds Platforms Adult - 22 Teen /Tween - 18 “ Kids” - 15 55 virtual platforms 80.8 million users
What is Second Life? <ul><li>Officially Launched in 2003 (beta in 1999) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Second Life is a 3-D virtual w...
What is Second Life? <ul><li>Second life is NOT a game - there are no rules or a fixed goal-oriented purpose. </li></ul><u...
The CHSS Pilot Project
Recreate What Exists
<ul><li>Recreate what exists, differently! </li></ul>
Walk into a story
Always “On” Content
 
Traditional Spaces
Engage Your Students
 
 
Business
Collaboration
Genome Island
NOAA
Spaceport Alpha and Delta
Abbott’s Aerodrome
The Second Louvre
Renaissance Island
DANTE’S INFERNO
The Lost Gardens of Apollo
San  Francesco Assisi
Princeton
The Sistine Chapel  Vassar
 
Vassar Island
InfoIsland
 
 
Kelly Employment Services
?
Resources <ul><li>MUVEing Education Forward: An Unconference for Anyone Interested in Second Life as a Tool for Teaching a...
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    1. 1. Second Life @ MSU AJ Kelton / AJ Brooks DIRECTOR OF TEACHING AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGY COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES @ MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY
    2. 2. What do you already know about Second Life? Why Second Life?
    3. 3. A Universe of Virtual Worlds Platforms Adult - 22 Teen /Tween - 18 “ Kids” - 15 55 virtual platforms 80.8 million users
    4. 4. What is Second Life? <ul><li>Officially Launched in 2003 (beta in 1999) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Second Life is a 3-D virtual world entirely built and owned by its residents.” </li></ul><ul><li>A flexible space for learning and exploration </li></ul><ul><li>An opportunity for people to interact in a way that conveys a sense of presence lacking in other media. </li></ul><ul><li>Generalized rather than contextual, applicable to almost any discipline, business, industry, etc... </li></ul>
    5. 5. What is Second Life? <ul><li>Second life is NOT a game - there are no rules or a fixed goal-oriented purpose. </li></ul><ul><li>10-15K sign ups daily - over 13 million total </li></ul><ul><li>30 - 60K residents on at one time - avg 50K (2000 census puts Montclair and Little Falls at about 50K) </li></ul><ul><li>over $1 million spent daily (real US dollars) </li></ul><ul><li>Well over 300 educational institutions with thousands of meters of land dedicated to education </li></ul>
    6. 6. The CHSS Pilot Project
    7. 7. Recreate What Exists
    8. 8. <ul><li>Recreate what exists, differently! </li></ul>
    9. 9. Walk into a story
    10. 10. Always “On” Content
    11. 12. Traditional Spaces
    12. 13. Engage Your Students
    13. 16. Business
    14. 17. Collaboration
    15. 18. Genome Island
    16. 19. NOAA
    17. 20. Spaceport Alpha and Delta
    18. 21. Abbott’s Aerodrome
    19. 22. The Second Louvre
    20. 23. Renaissance Island
    21. 24. DANTE’S INFERNO
    22. 25. The Lost Gardens of Apollo
    23. 26. San Francesco Assisi
    24. 27. Princeton
    25. 28. The Sistine Chapel Vassar
    26. 30. Vassar Island
    27. 31. InfoIsland
    28. 34. Kelly Employment Services
    29. 35. ?
    30. 36. Resources <ul><li>MUVEing Education Forward: An Unconference for Anyone Interested in Second Life as a Tool for Teaching and Learning Monday, June 23rd, 2008 @ Montclair State Free and open to all http://capricorn.montclair.edu/mediawiki/index.php/MUVEing_Education_Forward </li></ul><ul><li>EDUCAUSE Virtual Worlds Constituent Group http://www.educause.edu/groups/vw </li></ul><ul><li>This slide presentation http://www.slide share.net/sorry.afk/080414-tag/ </li></ul><ul><li>M y Contact Information (email, blogs, presentations, etc... ) http://www.sorry-afk.com </li></ul>

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