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Immersive Learning and Role Plays in Second Life PROCEEDINGS

, University of Southampton, United Kingdom ; , University of Nevada Las Vegas, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-64-8 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

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.

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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 SITE 2008--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 2628-2632). Las Vegas, Nevada, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved November 13, 2018 from .

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