Presentation on theme: "Beyond Course Management Tools: Second Life SAC07 Cynthia M. Calongne August 7, 2007 Copyright Cynthia M. Calongne, 2007. This work is the intellectual."— Presentation transcript:
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Beyond CM Tools: SL Second Life (SL) Course Management Tools and SL Classrooms in Second Life Class Projects
Educational Activities in SL Create your identity Teach and mentor Social networks Class projects Roleplay Learning games Blended reality Exploration Build Avatar -- Sense of self Classes, office hours Share ideas, meet Applied learning Immersive learning Interactivities Real-virtual meetings Visit, tour, study Create and customize
Educational Opportunities Collaboration and community Extracurricular events Cultural venues SL groups, including educational networks Educational news Learning extends beyond the classroom Student services and union board activities Music, dance, art Real Life Education in Second Life NMC Guests www.nmc.org/sl SL in Education listserv SLED Picayune
Learning Communities Bridging two classes together with the monorail
The Effects of Roleplay in Class The monorail evolved into a rollercoaster due to changing customer requirements
Class Project Collaboration 12 students created a PvP capture-the-flag game set in a maze filled with traps