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  • 080925 CEHS Faculty Sl Orientation Ss

    1. 1. CEHS Faculty Forum <ul><li>Using Second Life as a Teaching Tool </li></ul>
    2. 2. What is learning? What tools do we use for learning? And why?
    3. 3. Then Now Teachers Students
    4. 4. Laptop Clicker Notes Web IM Cell Phone iPod
    5. 9. Platforms Adult - 22 Teen /Tween - 18 “ Kids” - 15 55 virtual platforms 80.8 million users A Universe of Virtual Worlds
    6. 11. AJ Kelton / AJ Brooks What is it? Second Life
    7. 13. Second Life: by the numbers <ul><li>2003 (1999) </li></ul><ul><li>10,000 - 15,000 </li></ul><ul><li>50,000 average / 66,000 (approx) </li></ul><ul><li>$1,000,000.00 </li></ul><ul><li>300 and 5,000 </li></ul><ul><li>0 </li></ul>
    8. 20. Collaboration
    9. 21. ENWR 105:18 Introduction to College Writing I
    10. 27. Assignments <ul><li>Explore NMC’s Orientation Island </li></ul><ul><li>Group work </li></ul><ul><li>Info Island field trip </li></ul><ul><li>Research and share relevant SL places </li></ul><ul><li>Alternate meeting place </li></ul><ul><li>Library research (RL and SL) </li></ul><ul><li>Friends, Groups, and Landmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Final Project: Dorm </li></ul>
    11. 29. What does it take to teach a technology rich class? <ul><li>Relevance </li></ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Experimentation </li></ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul>
    12. 30. They can open search engines and visit my pre-selected urls. I control the environment.
    13. 31. They receive tasks to accomplish (whether I am with them or not)
    14. 32. Students write essays on Notecards and deliver them to me via an “inworld email” system or deposit them in items.
    15. 33. Creating Notecards is as easy as opening a file.
    16. 34. Their Notecards can be as long as they need to be.
    17. 36. School of Hotel and Tourism Mangement at the Hong Kong Polytechnic at the Hong Kong Polytechnic <ul><li>Established in 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>http://virtel.shtm.polyu.edu.hk/sotel </li></ul><ul><li>4 hotels and 1 conference center with a corporate yacht </li></ul><ul><li>Subjects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Resort & Spa Hotel Management (140) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customer Relationship Management (35) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meeting Management (135) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hospitality Facilities Management & Design (75) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www.scribd.com/doc/4612662/USING-VIRTUAL-WORLDS-FOR-TEACHING-TOURISM-8-8-08 </li></ul>
    18. 38. NOAA
    19. 40. Other Learning Opportunities <ul><li>“The Future of Being Human” (Empire State College) </li></ul><ul><li>Info Island </li></ul><ul><li>Teen Second Life (GlobalKids, Eye4You, Ramapo) </li></ul><ul><li>Sistine Chapel (Vassar College) </li></ul><ul><li>Play2Train (Idaho State University) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Technology in the Classroom” (Montanta State University - Bozeman) </li></ul>
    20. 41. InfoIsland
    21. 42. The Sistine Chapel Vassar
    22. 43. Others (just to name a few) (just to name a few) <ul><li>Ball State </li></ul><ul><li>Bowling Green </li></ul><ul><li>Clemson </li></ul><ul><li>Columbia </li></ul><ul><li>Duke </li></ul><ul><li>Harvard </li></ul><ul><li>Indiana - Bloomington </li></ul><ul><li>MIT </li></ul><ul><li>Notre Dame </li></ul><ul><li>NYU </li></ul><ul><li>Penn State </li></ul><ul><li>Princeton </li></ul><ul><li>Rice </li></ul><ul><li>Rutgers </li></ul><ul><li>Seton Hall </li></ul><ul><li>UT Austin </li></ul>http://www.simteach.com/wiki/
    23. 44. Text http://sl.nmc.org/create.php
    24. 49. For discipline-specific uses of SL in the class: “ 101 Uses for Second Life in the College Classroom” Dr. Megan S. Conklin—Elon University http://facstaff.elon.edu/mconklin/pubs/glshandout.pdf
    25. 50. Ideas! <ul><li>Construction of Character </li></ul><ul><li>Mock Trail </li></ul><ul><li>Role play </li></ul><ul><li>Effective Classroom Design </li></ul><ul><li>Visiting Speakers </li></ul><ul><li>Replacing Face-to-Face meeting </li></ul><ul><li>? </li></ul>
    26. 51. Support Available <ul><li>One-on-one work with you </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>consultation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>basic and advanced skills </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Class visit - both on campus and virtual </li></ul><ul><li>Building support </li></ul><ul><li>Other support services provided by student workers </li></ul>

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