Saturday, January 13, 2007

Papers on Education in Second Life

Proceedings of the Second Life Education Workshop at the Second Life Community Convention
San Francisco

August 20th, 2006
If your question is "What are educators doing in Second Life", you'll find plenty of meat here. Participants include Linden Lab (the company that has created SL), New Media Consortium, and educators from numerous universities. The articles certainly contain ideas that would be of interest to anyone wanting to use SL for business or education.
  • Case Study:International Spaceflight Museum. Katherine Cochrane
  • Second Life Learning Community: A peer-based approach to involving more faculty members in Second Life. Chang Liu Ohio University
  • Case Study: Camp Global Kids: a case study of bringing a global youth development model into Teen Second Life. Lori Feldman Global Kids, Inc.
  • Designing an Educational Island inside Second Life for the National Oceanic and AtmosphericAdministration (NOAA) Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL). Eric J. Hackathorn NOAA
  • Putting a Second Life “Metaverse” skin on Learning Management Systems. Daniel Livingston University of Paisley & Jeremy Kemp San Jose State Univ
  • Building an Interactive Science Museum in Second Life. Paul Doherty & Rob Rothfarb The Exploratorium
  • Second Life as an Educational Environment: A Student Perspective. Student panel Johnson & Wales University
  • Multidisciplinary Experiential Education in Second Life: A Global Approach Cheryl Carter Pepperdine University
  • Image Slippage: Navigating the Dichotomies of an Academic Identity in a Non-academic VirtualWorld Sarah Brooke Robbins Ball State University

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