Category Archives: Resources

SEU Campus in Second Life

I’ve been busy at building a “working draft” of our SEU Campus in Second Life.  To visit the campus, go to: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Teaching%203/27/217/24 after you have signed up for an avatar using the New Media Center’s sign-up process @ http://sl.nmc.org/join/ . In the SEU SL space, you can find a variety of classroom environments, ranging from small-discussion, ampitheatre presentations, as […]

Second Life – a general primer

One resource that may be helpful for educators interested in Second Life is to take a look at Educause’s “7 things you should know about Second Life”. This straightforward view of the impact of Second Life for educators is succinct and presents both advantages as well as disadvantages of the environment. Another item of interest […]

Interactivity & Educational Sims

Given the rich array of resources to educator’s in Second Life (SL), I realized that some people may benefit from some pointers about ‘how’ someone can interact in SL.  Although Linden Labs offers tutorials on a range of general topics in SL, I wanted to help people see how interaction tends to work in the […]

Educational Resources for SL

Educators looking to get into Second Life may want to check out the .pdf, “An Introduction to Second Life for Educators” by Beth Knittle. It’s a great general overview of what educators can expect out of Second Life. Another great resource is the New Media Consortium (NMC)’s SL resources page. If your campus is a […]

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