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  • 8:30
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  • 9:15 develop your working defintionIntroduce Coming of Age in Second Life
  • 9:20
  • 9:30 – 10:0010:00 break for 1010:15
  • 10:15-10:30
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  • 10:45- 11:00 Report outOne per groupSearch, choose, discuss, report
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  • Tell 2010 final pp

    1. 1. Virtual Worlds 101<br />Tell Summer Institute 2010<br />Ellen Todd<br />
    2. 2. Why in the World<br />Meet and Greet ~ Pair and Share<br />What do you do in Real Life?<br />What would you do in Real Life <br />if you had unlimited resources?<br />
    3. 3. Learning Objectives<br />Transition from the Real World to a Virtual World<br />Move, join, travel, chat, search, shop….<br />Frame some questions for yourself in context of your work<br />Explore virtual world applications in Education, Healthcare, Business and Non Profit<br />
    4. 4. What in the World is this other World?<br /><br /><br /><br />
    5. 5. Essential Questions<br />What are virtual worlds?<br /> Are virtual worlds important?<br />
    6. 6. Demographics<br /><br />.Majority of MMO players have full time jobs<br />Average age is 35<br />26% are over 50<br />Higher percentage men then women.<br />However, 60% of active users are female<br />
    7. 7. Why do People Play<br />Achievement<br />Immersion<br />Exploration<br />Competition<br />Socializing<br />Role-play, Explore, Meet, Build<br />
    8. 8. Getting started<br />Some basics….<br /><br />GO to and DOWNLOAD Second Life 1.23<br />Create an account<br />Choose a name<br /> What’s in a name?<br /><br />
    9. 9. What’s in a Name?<br /><br /><br /><br />
    10. 10. Let’s GO in!<br />Pick your look<br />I’ll make you my friend<br />Join the group<br />Let’s get out of here!<br />Teleport to a How to site…<br />Walk through the site and get your wings!<br />
    11. 11. What? So What? Now What?<br />What did you observe? Think about?<br />How did you feel?<br />Did you get any benefits from the experience?<br />What are the implications of the activity?<br />How does the experience relate to the real world?<br />
    12. 12. ISTE Standards<br />Standards<br /><br />Can you wrap your arms around this new world?<br /><br />
    13. 13. Fieldtrips and Case Studies<br />Education<br />Business<br />Healthcare<br />Non Profits<br />The Arts<br />Second Life Main Page<br />
    14. 14. Find it In~world!<br />Search and visit sites specific to your interest<br />SHOUT OUTS<br />“Hey everybody! Look what I found!”<br /> Offer to teleport a friend and explore together<br />
    15. 15. RESEACH<br />Project based learning<br />When you interact with objects, it creates different neural chemicals/pathways.<br />Stronger than reading or listening….<br />Learning Styles? Visual, textural, aural, kinesthetic, integrative<br />What are the implications for EDUCATION here?<br />
    16. 16. LUNCH?????<br />
    17. 17. Welcome come back from RL. ;)<br />Watch Virtual Builder<br /><br /><br />Log in SL and meet me at the tree house…<br />
    18. 18. Therapeutic Considerations<br />Disability<br />Person with a disability<br />Assistive technology<br />Virtual world<br /> – Information and resources for people with disabilities<br />
    19. 19. More Questions to Ponder<br />Who am I and what’s there for me?<br />What is embodiment? <br />How do we represent our self/ourselves?<br />What resources are there for me?<br />
    20. 20. Embodiment<br />You Tube<br />Embodiment Issues in Second Life<br /><br />
    21. 21. Physical vs Mental Challenges<br />Social anxiety<br />Role play<br />Autism<br />Schizophrenia <br />Identify<br />Fresh start<br />
    22. 22. Create<br />Choose a disability<br />What are your abilities?<br />What are your limitations?<br />Create an application?<br />What would it look like, what would it do?<br />How would improve or impact the person with a disability?<br />
    23. 23. What do you think?<br />Is this other world for you?<br />Will it change or shape your life?<br />What will you explore further?<br />
    24. 24. My info<br />Ellen Todd<br /><br />845-292-5618<br />