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Ohio University Without Boundaries. Building Contractor. How to Be a Building Contractor :. Building a Complete Second Life Campus. Christopher Keesey. Project Manager. Ohio University Without Boundaries AKA - Tanbou Ogg in SL. Second Life. Ohio University Without Boundaries.

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building contractor

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Building Contractor

How to Be a Building Contractor:

Building a Complete Second Life Campus

Christopher Keesey

Project Manager

Ohio University Without Boundaries

AKA - Tanbou Ogg in SL

second life
Second Life

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Second Life Officially Launched in 2003

A 3-dimensional, user-defined world of general use in which people can interact, play, LEARN, do business, and otherwise communicate...

2006/2007 - Institutions of Higher Education Take Notice:

princeton
Princeton

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Princeton

http://slurl.com/secondlife/Princeton%20University/156/158/24/

northern illinois
Northern Illinois-

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Northern Illinois University

http://slurl.com/secondlife/Glidden/86/168/24/

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Ohio

Ohio University Without Boundaries

http://slurl.com/secondlife/Ohio%20University/20/39/24/

Ohio University

http://slurl.com/secondlife/Ohio%20University/20/39/24/

a second life tale
A Second Life Tale

Ohio University Without Boundaries

A SECOND LIFE TALE

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1.

Ohio University Without Boundaries

http://slurl.com/secondlife/Ohio%20University/20/39/24/

This Second Life thing is amazing! Yeah!

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2.

Ohio University Without Boundaries

http://slurl.com/secondlife/Ohio%20University/20/39/24/

Look I signed up and created my own avatar.

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3.

Ohio University Without Boundaries

http://slurl.com/secondlife/Ohio%20University/20/39/24/

Whoa, It really costs that much to buy and develop an island?

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4.

Ohio University Without Boundaries

http://slurl.com/secondlife/Ohio%20University/20/39/24/

Can you give us the time and money to buy and develop our island?

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5.

Ohio University Without Boundaries

http://slurl.com/secondlife/Ohio%20University/20/39/24/

be a building contractor
Be A Building Contractor

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Be A Building Contractor

be a building contractor1
Be A Building Contractor

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Be A Building Contractor

  • Centralize development contracts, budgets, deadlines etc...
be a building contractor2
Be A Building Contractor

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Be A Building Contractor

  • Centralize development contracts, budgets, deadlines etc...
  • Manage any subcontractors
be a building contractor3
Be A Building Contractor

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Be A Building Contractor

  • Centralize development contracts, budgets, deadlines etc...
  • Manage any subcontractors
  • Seek and employ other domains of specialization from around your university
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Be A Building Contractor

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Be A Building Contractor

  • Centralize development contracts, budgets, deadlines etc...
  • Manage any subcontractors
  • Seek and employ other domains of specialization from around your university
  • Manage Aesthetic Quality I.E. Your University’s Brand
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Be A Building Contractor

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Be A Building Contractor

  • Centralize development contracts, budgets, deadlines etc...
  • Manage any subcontractors
  • Seek and employ other domains of specialization from around your university
  • Manage Aesthetic Quality I.E. Your University’s Brand
  • Overall Planning
planning
Planning

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Planning

planning 2
Planning 2

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Planning Best Practice Tip #1

Do not plan your campus around buildings or structures but rather, plan your buildings, structures and spaces around activities.

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Planning 2

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Ohio University’s Initially Planned Activities

  • Asynchronous Learning
  • Synchronous Learning
  • Arts and Music
  • Conferences
  • Student Group/Student Social Activities
planning 3
Planning 3

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Planning

remember this guy
Remember this guy?

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Remember This Guy?

$ $

A well laid-out plan will go far in putting money in that hand.

design development phase
Design Development Phase

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Design and Development Phase

design considerations
Design Considerations

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Design Considerations

  • To Scale or not to Scale?
design considerations1
Design Considerations

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Design Considerations

  • To Scale or not to Scale?
  • Doors
design considerations2
Design Considerations

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Design Considerations

  • To Scale or not to Scale?
  • Doors
  • “Flyability”
design considerations3
Design Considerations

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Design Considerations

  • To Scale or not to Scale?
  • Doors
  • “Flyability”
  • Chat Bleed in Synchronous Learning Spaces
design considerations4
Design Considerations

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Design Considerations

  • To Scale or not to Scale?
  • Doors
  • “Flyability”
  • Chat Bleed in Synchronous Learning Spaces
  • Media and floor layout
  • ...
get your campus involved
Get your Campus Involved

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Involve Applicable RL Campus Domain Expertise

  • Music / Fine Arts
  • Student Services
  • Alumni
  • Distance Learning
  • Computer Science (Scripting)
  • ...
management
Management

Ohio University Without Boundaries

SL Campus Management

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Management

Ohio University Without Boundaries

SL Campus Management

Who will:

Support Students Evangelize/Train faculty? Change media in existing parcels?Manage permissions?Cut new parcels when needed?Plan/Manage classes and class security?Monitor Visitor Logging?Market the virtual campus?Manage Visual Style/StandardsPick up the trash?And so on and so on...

management 1
Management 1

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Campus Management

One person can handle these tasks today.

management 2
Management 2

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Campus Management

That may not always be the case.

access
Access

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Island / Parcel Access

Much of the Ohio SL Campus follows the following model.

Access

Building

X

Public

X

Specific group only

Specific avatars

security
Security

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Island / Parcel Security

How will you deal with this?

security2
Security2

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Island / Parcel Security at Ohio University

  • NO WEAPONS. PERIOD.
  • Damage not enabled on Ohio Islands
  • Violators banned from all OU islands.
  • Griefers reported to Linden Labs
  • Community Standards document at Campus Landing
  • Avatar name and time logging
  • Parcel access closed upon request for faculty and partners
think scalable
Think Scalable

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Think Scalable

As 3-D web applications change and evolve, ensure that your institution is able to change and evolve as well. Units that develop and manage Second Life campuses must be agile, efficient and unified in mission.

think scalable1
Think Scalable

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Think Scalable

Proper planning, organizational structure and standards up front will allow universities to avoid the cacophony of disjointed designs and interfaces that have plagued us and our web site users since the 90s.

final
Final

Ohio University Without Boundaries

The right planning now will ensure that your campus can be an active, positive and manageable environment for students, faculty and administrators for years to come.

links and contact
Links and Contact

Links and Contact

Slideshow URL

http://www.ouwb.ohiou.edu/keesey/distancelearning/presentation.pdf

Ohio University Second Life Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFuNFRie8wA

Ohio University Second Life Campushttp://slurl.com/secondlife/ohio%20university/20/36/24/

Or search “Ohio University” in the Second Life Map

Papers

How to Be a Building Contractor: Building a Complete Campus in Second Life

http://www.ouwb.ohiou.edu/keesey/distancelearning/building_contractor.pdf

The Path Less Traveled:Thinking Asynchronous for Learning in Second Lifehttp://www.ouwb.ohiou.edu/keesey/distancelearning/aynchronousInSL.pdf

Christopher KeeseyOhio University Without Boundaries

Email: keesey@ohio.edu

Web: www.ouwb.ohiou.edu

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OUWB

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Ohio University Without Boundaries

Leaders in the Design of Engaging, Transforming, Convenient Learning Experiences.

Web: www.ouwb.ohiou.edu

Email: keesey@ohio.edu

Slide URL: www.ouwb.ohiou.edu/keesey/distance_learning/buildingcontractor.pdf