Immersive Learning and Role Plays in Second Life
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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, Mar 03, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-64-8
This presentation will consider the common aspects of immersive experiences in learning, what kind of experiences are available in "Second Life" a popular three-dimensional virtual world (http://www.secondlife.com) and the issues involved in using Second Life for immersive learning and role-play in academic settings. Finally, we will offer an overview of the issues involved in creating role-plays in Second Life to enable teachers to have a ready toolkit for creating their own.
Jeffery, A. & Collins, M. (2008). Immersive Learning and Role Plays in Second Life. In K. McFerrin, R. Weber, R. Carlsen & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (pp. 2628-2632). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved October 7, 2015 from http://www.editlib.org/p/27616.
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