Virtual Environments for Education--Second Life

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Vanderbilt Web Spiders meeting on 112108 got 30 minutes of diatribe from Scott Merrick about why they should be interested and involved in Second Life (and virtual environment development)

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1.Virtual Environments for EducationSecond Life Scott Merrick, Vanderbilt Center for Science Outreach ,University School of Nashville ,MUVErs LLC , andscottmerrick.net For Vanderbilt Web Spiders meeting November 21, 20082. http://sleducation.wikispaces.com/educationaluses 3. Distance and Flexible Education Presentations, Panels and Discussions Training and Skills Development Self-paced Tutorials Displays and Exhibits Immersive Exhibits Roleplaysand Simulations DataVisualisationsand Simulations Libraries, Art Galleries and Museums Historical Re-creations and Re-enactments, Living and Immersive Archeology Computer Programming Artificial Intelligence Projects Artificial Life Projects Multimedia and Games Design Art and Music Projects Literature, Composition and Creative Writing Theatre and Performance Art Photostoriesand Photo Scenarios Machinima Treasure Hunts and Quests Virtual Tourism, Cultural Immersion and Cultural Exchange Language Teaching and Practice, and Language Immersion Social Science and Anthropological Research Awareness/Consciousness Raising and Fund RaisingSupport and Opportunities for People with Disabilities Politics, Governance, Civics and Legal Practice Business, Commerce, Financial Practice andModelling Real Estate Practice Product Design, Prototyping, User-testing and Market Research Interior Design Architectural Design andModelling Urban Planning and Design Further Resources http://sleducation.wikispaces.com/educationaluses 4. What colleges and universities have created presences in Second Life? 5. Consider: 6. The Art Institute of California-San DiegoSan Diego, CA http:// www.artinstitutes.edu/sandiego Clemson University Graduate School:Clemson, South Carolina http:// www.grad.clemson.edu http://slurl.com/secondlife/Clemson%20University%20GS/25/11/43 Columbia University:New York, NY http:// www.tc.columbia.edu Duke University:Durham, NC http:// www.duke.edu Edinburgh UniversityEdinburgh, Scotland, UK University site-http:// www.ed.ac.uk Virtual University of Edinburgh-http:// vue.ed.ac.uk Slurl-http://slurl.com/secondlife/Vue/205/53/30 Harvard University:Cambridge, Mass . http:// www.harvard.edu http://slurl.com/secondlife/Berkman/105/74/35 Leeds College of Art and Design:West Yorkshire, United Kingdom http://www.leeds-art.ac.uk http://slurl.com/secondlife/the%20collective/128/128/100 http:// ddmcollective.blogspot.com New York University, New York CityNYU ITS http://slurl.com/secondlife/Outreach/61/72/26e Penn State University http:// ets.tlt.psu.edu /gaming/ http://slurl.com/secondlife/Penn%20State%20Isle/120/131/41 Princeton University:Princeton, New Jersey . http:// www.princeton.edu http://slurl.com/secondlife/Princeton%20University/143/148/24 Rice University: Houston, TX, USA SL:http://slurl.com/secondlife/Owl%20Land/128/56/26 Website:http:// www.rice.edu / And over 147 other colleges and universities who envision the potentials Virtual Environments have to offer 7. Oh! Second Life Announcement and Video 8. 9. 10. Food(s) for Thought 101 Uses for Second Life in the College Classroom Dr. Megan S. Conklin Elon University Department of Computing Sciences [email_address] http://trumpy.cs.elon.edu/metaverse Puritans Guide to SL Educational Places to Visit in Second Life Oh! Virtual Learning Science Sites in Second Life Run SL on a pen drive

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