Virtual Worlds and Higher Education


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New Media Consortium Symposium on Creativity in Second Life


Flickr slideshow

Virtual Worlds: What are they?"


Wikipedia: Virtual Worlds

Why Virtual Worlds? Creativity, Collaboration, Community


Do Schools Kill Creativity? Sir Ken Robinson (TEDtalks video) (3 mins 18 secs)




Creativity, Collaboration, Community in Second Life


Exploring Virtual Worlds (3 mins)

Educators Coop: Exploring Virtual Worlds



Science Learning Opportunities in Second Life (3 mins 25 secs)

SciLands

Science in Second Life wiki



Blending Realities(3 mins 45 secs)



Watch the World(s) (Robbie Dingo) (4 mins 17 secs)

Digital Double (Robbie Dingo's blog)



UK Post-Secondary Education Institutions in Second Life


A July 2007 snapshot of UK HE and FE activity in Second Life

Eduserv in Second Life

The Future?


Photosynth

Photosynth on MS Live



MultiTouch Screen (Jeff Han)

Perceptive Pixel



Creating tech marvels out of a $40 Wii Remote (Johnny Lee)



Videos





Background


Review of James Paul Gee "What video games have to teach us about learning and literacy"


Other Online Resources


Massively Multiplayer Online Game Data

Boracay Wiki SLmetrics for Boracay

SimTeach Wiki

SLeducation Wiki

NMC Campus Wiki

MIT on Second Life

Info Islands funded by the Alliance Library System

LanguageLab.com

English Village

Global Kids: Digital Media Initiative

Pacific Rim X (US-Japan schools collaboration)

Slideshare Presentations on Virtual Worlds

Slideshare Presentations on Second Life

Del.icio.us links for Second Life Education

Del.icio.us links for Virtual Worlds

Second Life Economy


Virtual Worlds


Second Life ( System requirements download )

HiPiHi

Open Croquet

Multiverse

Active Worlds

Sun Microsystems MKP20

Virtual Worlds Comparison Chart

For a comprehensive list, see this wiki page