The MERLOT International Conference, New Orleans, October 9, 2007. Augmenting the MERLOT Tradition with Multi-User Virtual Environments: A Guided Tour. By Sabine Lawless-Reljic, real life host Dr. Brock Allen, Second Life host San Diego State University, CA. Agenda.
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New Orleans, October 9, 2007
Sabine Lawless-Reljic, real life host
Dr. Brock Allen, Second Life host
San Diego State University, CA
“NMC Campus: Seriously Engaging”
Science 27 July 2007:Vol. 317. no. 5837, pp. 472 – 476The Scientific Research Potential of Virtual Worlds, by William Sims Bainbridge Social scientists and computer scientists meet at the intersection of virtual worlds. These virtual worlds, such as Second Life and World of Warcraft, provide new resources and approaches for research in political science, sociology, and economics. ***
Technology Review (MIT), July/August 2007:
Second Earth, by Wade Roush
The World Wide Web will soon be absorbed into the World Wide Sim: an environment combining elements of Second Life and Google Earth.
*Action *Puzzle *Educational *Fighting/combat *Sports *Racing
*Role-play/adventure *Flight *Shoot’em *Platform games *Business
*Board *Word *General entertainment *Fantasy violence *Human violence *Non-violent sports *Sports violence *Simulation games
Sharing objects: http://www.technogogy.org.uk/passing_notes.html
Friday, August 17th, 10:00 a.m. PST
SDSU EdTech Virtual Building, upstairs classroom
San Diego Second Life Pioneers,
Meadowbrook 218, 84, 23