8. Get a Second Life - Using Virtual Worlds in Teaching and Learning
The session will be run partly within the virtual world of Second Life. Before the session you will need to:
1. REGISTER your avatar (person) at http://secondlife.com/
2. DOWNLOAD the second life software to your computer

This session will provide you with many ideas for incorporating the use of Virtual Worlds into your teaching and learning and provide a specific case of how these are already being used within education.

CORESL

http://coresl.edc.polyu.edu.hk/index.html


Resources

Workshop_SecondLife_08.pdf
7_Things_Virtual_Worlds.pdf

INTERESTING LOCATIONS IN SECOND LIFE

Boracay Location in Second Life
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Boracay/189/92/29

Education Island
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Education%20Island/128/128/0

PolyUSotel
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Polyusotel/133/184/37

TOP 20 Educational Locations in Second Life
http://www.simteach.com/wiki/index.php?title=Top_20_Educational_Locations_in_Second_Life


VIDEO Introduction to Second Life
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dydoxU73NI

Educational Uses of Second Life
http://sleducation.wikispaces.com/educationaluses

A Five Minute Workshop About Second Life
http://www.c21te.usf.edu/materials/edusl/player.html

Broad uses of Virtual Worlds
http://www.metaversejournal.com/

ABC Island in Secind Life
http://www.abc.net.au/services/secondlife/

Australian Second Life Educators and Researchers
http://www.ausslers.com/

Second Life Best Practices in Education: Teaching, Learning, and Research 2007 International Conference -
http://slbestpractices2007.wikispaces.com/
(Many educators from all over the world, the conference was hosted over a 24hr time period)