Virtual Book Launch Event

February 11, 2010 at 12:33 pm Leave a comment

I gave a talk in Second Life, along with my collegue Dr. Simon Ball, on our chapter in the recent real-life book :

Virtual Book Launch Event in progress. Copyright 2010, Linden Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Virtual Book Launch Event in progress. Copyright 2010, Linden Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Higher Education in Virtual Worlds Teaching and Learning in Second Life” ( available at Amazon 😉 )

We had little in terms of real research evidence to present in the chapter and at the session – the use of virtual worlds in education is so new. It was a good chapter and a good talk but I wanted to give more useful information, but, like everybody else, I will have to wait until the experts in the field of the mind begin their studies.

The conclusion we came to is: be aware that one persons immersive experience can be anothers stifling uncomfortable nightmare, so proceed with caution, but do it anyway!

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Entry filed under: Education, Learning technology, Second Life, Virtual Seminars, Virtual worlds.

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