Educational Locations in Second Life And the 3D Aids Quilt

Kapp Notes

Often I am asked for a list of interesting and educational locations within Second Life, the 3D virtual world software, here is a rather lengthy list of some of the more educational places within Second Life. For more information about the Quilt go to: www.3DAIDSQuilt.com.

Class Meeting in 3D World of Second Life

Kapp Notes

To that end, last night, I threw students into the 3D virtual world of Second Life. Learning in 3D Class sitting around conference room table. Jumping into a virtual world can be a fun but scary and daunting place for first timers.

Trending Sources

Cool Second Life Happening:UW VIBE Future InfoExpo Recruitment

Kapp Notes

Need to solve a problem, but don’t know how to organize the information? Researchers from the University of Washington Information School are conducting a research study investigating exciting and useful alternative capabilities for Second Life. These exhibits let you interact with new design possibilities aimed at improving the social and information aspects of Second Life. Contact us in Second Life: Ashlyley Gabardini (First Life: Peyina Lin).

The Promise Of 3D Learning

Upside Learning

Every now and again I wonder about the multi-user 3D environments, or virtual worlds that were all the rage just a couple of years ago, the finest example being Second Life. Second Life itself was a promising collaborative 3D learning platform.

Second Life Training Presentation

Kapp Notes

We had a lot to cover from how to navigate in Second Life to simple scripting with building, teleporting and designing Second Life training solutions in between. He was poised and well spoken and he knows Second Life very well.

Second Life Happenings: CEO Steps Down (again)

Kapp Notes

Here is what he wrote on the Second Life blog. With the above cited article containing quotes like: Scott Diener, associate director for information-technology services at the University of Auckland, said his institution was “very likely to move out of Second Life.”

Alternatives to Second Life Continued

Kapp Notes

In my listing of Alternatives to Second Life , many packages were missed. For more information, you can read Sun unveils corporate 'Second Life'. Here are two more. MPK20:Sun's Virtual Workplace "Wonderland" The MPK20 virtual world is also known as Wonderland.

Much Happening in Second Life

Kapp Notes

Assisting us expertly was Matt Monahan my graduate assistant who has been helping me with many Second life tasks. Which, of course, was a perfect use of Second Life. I also kicked off my Basics of Second Life workshop as part of the Live and Online Learning series.

Second Life Webinar-Today

Kapp Notes

Today I am presenting a webinar titled " Second Life in Education " for NETWORKS which is is a National Science Foundation Resource Center that is focused on the advancement of semiconductor, automated manufacturing, and electronics education. Second Life Books.

Second Life Resourses: Supporting NCTT Opening Address

Kapp Notes

Interview with 3D Pioneer Randy Hinrichs, CEO of 2b3d–Part One

Kapp Notes

He holds several patents in internet based education, large-scale information collection and mining and Internet based medical record systems. The mobile phone adds a wonderful connecting dimension to the sense of immersion, so we can access data and information anywhere in our virtual world – in short always on, always connected, always immersed, and in 2D as in the Web, or 3D as in the highly visualized spaces traditionally called virtual worlds.

Face Lift for Our Second Life Space

Kapp Notes

Old Classroom Space In honor of the Second Life workshop I will be starting next week (still time to sign up, click here for more information ), we have given the MSIT Second Life classroom space a little make over.

Second Life at the Movies

Kapp Notes

It was bound to happen, a full-feature length movie in Second Life.oops, sorry, it hasn't happened yet.but you heard it here first. Click here for the SLURL if you want to check out Hollywood, Second Life.(you you need to have a Second Life avatar to visit.)

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: A Deserted Second Life

Learning Visions

Monday, July 30, 2007 A Deserted Second Life An interesting read from Wired.com on Second Life and Corporate America. How Madison Avenue is Wasting Millions on a Deserted Second Life (Wired 7-24-07) Whats behind this stampede is not that hard to divine. "A

Alternatives to Second Life

Kapp Notes

Here is a list of alternatives to Second Life. Qwaq Forums enable an organization to create a virtual operations center in which sensitive and confidential information is developed, discussed, and used to make decisions and solve problems, create a space to manage projects, facilitate meetings, conduct corporate training or establish a virtual office. Forterra Systems Inc.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Continuing in Second Life

Learning Visions

Wednesday, September 05, 2007 Continuing in Second Life Im still at it. Slogging away in Second Life. link] -- if youre in Second Life you can also try searching for Meteora or NOAA Virtual Island ). In my first second life experience , I was called a bitch.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Second Second Life Experience

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 15, 2007 My Second Second Life Experience Yesterday I posted about the Second Life Backlash and Controversy , with corporations supposedly abandoning SL and moving on. Is your team an informal team of people who just happened to like this stuff?

Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Second Life Class Project

Kapp Notes

This semester as part of a larger class project where students are required to respond to an e-learning Request for Proposal (RFP), my students are going to need to create some spaces and areas in Second Life.

RFP 2

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life Backlash and Controversy

Learning Visions

Monday, August 13, 2007 Second Life Backlash and Controversy The Second Life naysayers seems to be gaining ground lately. And Im not implying that Im a Second Life naysayer. 1) Donald Taylor provides a little summary of some of the recent talk in Second Life Backlash: After all the hype Second Life has had, there is bound to be some push back.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Building Community in Second Life: Renaissance Island

Learning Visions

Friday, August 24, 2007 Building Community in Second Life: Renaissance Island As you know, Ive been trying to walk-the-talk and experiment a bit with Second Life, role my virtual sleeves up and see what all the fuss is about. Informal learning at its best.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Blog-o- the-Month at ISTE Island in Second Life

Learning Visions

Thursday, December 11, 2008 Blog-o- the-Month at ISTE Island in Second Life Imagine my surprise when Scott Merrick contacted me, letting me know that Learning Visions had been nominated as Blog-o-the-month on ISTE Island in Second Life.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Blogger's Hut in Second Life

Learning Visions

Thursday, November 06, 2008 Blogger's Hut in Second Life Scott Merrick (also check out Scotts SecondLife Blog ) runs the ISTEs Bloggers Hut in Second Life. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Second Life and sex

Learning with e's

We are just over one week into our new project after being given a free land grant in Second Life. We also have a new collaborator: ChaCha Biedermann has agreed to join our project and build a new interactive AIDS/HIV/STD information kiosk on our land.

Tools for Getting Started in Second Life

Experiencing eLearning

Elena at Lively Learning posted some comments about Second Life for education in response to my liveblogging of the TCC Keynote Why do we need a Second Life? In response to my comment on her post, she asked this question: In your comment you’ve mentioned about last year’s introduction to second life - is possible to find it somewhere? Second Life is not popular in Russia now but it is obvious that interesting is raising.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Plodding Along in Second Life

Learning Visions

Friday, August 17, 2007 Plodding Along in Second Life In the spirit of plodding along , I had another positive experience in Second Life. Theres a real emotional level to Second Life. If youd like to read more about my adventures in Second Life, check out my first and second visits. Cammie, There has been so much talk about designing learning for Second Life. To answer your second question: Maybe.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life and Gender

Learning Visions

Friday, July 13, 2007 Second Life and Gender Theres been a great conversation about Second Life and gender and the bleeding edge in the comments on my recent post. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Be sure to read and ponder and offer in your own two cents. As e-Learning strategists and practitioners pushing these cutting edge tools, weve got to make sure that the tools suit the audience.

Second Life and Learning - Tony O'Driscoll

Tony Karrer

I'm sure that once you add presence-based audio (meaning you can hear people who are close to you) that WebEx style systems will begin to look more like second life so you can have easier break-out sessions.

Multiple identities

Learning with e's

Without it we couldn't pay our bills, access information or travel distances. And does my Second Life avatar bear any resemblance to my real life persona at all? avatar online persona Second Life Flickr FaceBook Real Life digital identityWho am I?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life and Gaming Poll Results

Learning Visions

Wednesday, October 10, 2007 Second Life and Gaming Poll Results I dont claim to be a researcher, nor can I claim that the results of polls conducted on this site are in the least bit statistically significant. Last week, I asked "Have you ever been in Second Life?"

Webinar and Workshop: Post Cards from the 3D Edge: Learning in Second Life

Kapp Notes

This Soapbox session will introduce you to exciting and interesting places within the 3D world of Second Life. If you want to sign up for the initial session or the entire workshop, go to InSync Navigating Second Life Class.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My First Second Life Experience

Learning Visions

Friday, August 03, 2007 My First Second Life Experience Not so good, I must say. I starting talking with another newbie for about 2 seconds when we were accosted. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. I spent about 25 minutes trying to make my avatar look sort of like me. Its sort of me-ish. Then I wandered around Orientation Island, which gets boring fast.

Learning, KM vs. SM, Information, Web 2.0, and Second Life

Big Dog, Little Dog

Web 2.0 - More Effective for Formal Learning Than For Informal Learning - The Pursuing Performance Blog. has been hijacked by the Informal Learning crowd. To share it with Informal Learning and Formal Learning. Second Life's Second Wind -Forbes.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Voice Coming to Second Life

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « My Blog is Worth $66, 615.72 (any buyers??) | Main | Google and MSFT to Clash Over Copyrights » March 08, 2007 Voice Coming to Second Life Geez.finally right? According to this press release , Voice will be coming to Second Life in Q2 of 2007. typekey e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) Me in Second Life Blog powered by TypePad Member since 08/2003

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): New Numbers and New Transparency from Linden Lab/Second Life

Mark Oehlert

DO SOMETHING - life is boring unless you do something - guess what? - so is a virtual life. typekey e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) Me in Second Life Blog powered by TypePad Member since 08/2003

Ryan Tracey – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Ryan: My caution here is in the context of the ever informalizing workplace. Otherwise, you predict that they will meet a fate similar to that met by Second Life. What I don’t think a lot of people realized back then was that the emergence of MOOCs was converging with the informalization of learning. Under a more informal paradigm, it doesn’t matter where or how you learn something, so long as you can do it to the standard required. ABOUT RYAN TRACEY.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "1st Virtual World Shootout.Forterras OLIVE Platform Smokes Second Life" (Ambient Connections)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Open Laszlo: Open Source Webtop Platform | Main | "Virtual Worlds Platform Matrix" (Virtual Worlds Weekly) » July 03, 2007 "1st Virtual World Shootout.Forterras OLIVE Platform Smokes Second Life" (Ambient Connections) ( link ) "The first Virtual World shootout was held 28 June at the Apply Serious Games Conference in London.

Immersive learning environments – a great example

The E-Learning Curve

In it, you (the viewer) can explore the environment Second Life -like, interact with the exhibits, "pick up" original MSS, and get a sense of the times and places Yeats inhabited, including a set from the Abbey Theatre, and the poet's library.