Friday, January 08, 2010

Wish You Were Here: Learning in Second Life

Happy new year! I gave a presentation on my forays into teaching in Second Life this week for the spring 2010 professional development days at Lansing Community College. It went well, though the PowerPoint on the classroom computer was rather stingy in showing pictures, and the remote clicker I received from Center for Teaching Excellence died after two clicks. But the SL viewer worked fine and the faculty in the audience seemed to enjoy exploring Angel Learning Isle, as well as a couple other sites, such as Montclair State University, NOAA, and Blarney Stone Pub at the Dublin sim. A number expressed a desire for LCC to have an island in SL.

Here's the URL for the PowerPoint slides in PDF:

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