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 is a recent unveiling of the University of the Pacific’s campus in Second Life. The New Media Center has a great write-up on this project, as well as a video (otherwise known as machinima) that showcases the university’s goals for the space. The university’s SL location can be found by visiting:

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