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Video- What makes Second Life different

Video- What makes Second Life different

The final piece of my three part video series featuring student reflections about Learning in Second Life is now available.

Video – Project-based learning

Video – Project-based learning

This is the second video in a three part series about my Spring 2009 course. This video features students discussing their final projects in Second Life where they had to partner with a third-party client in Second Life and create a project to help them meet their organizational goals. Two groups choose to host events […]

Second life Learning Curve

Second life Learning Curve

Last spring I shot video interviews of my students talking about various aspects of Second Life. I collected about thirty minutes of footage from each student and from those interviews I created a series of three five minute videos. Each video focuses on a different aspect of learning in Second Life; the learning curve, project […]

Remembering Bluewave Ogee

Remembering Bluewave Ogee

Dear Friends, With sadness I regret to inform you that a wonderful and kind soul, Dr. Leslie Jarmon aka Bluewave Ogee passed away last night (11-24-09). As many of you know, Bluewave has been undergoing chemo therapy for cancer of the lymph nodes the last year. On Friday she was placed in hospice care at […]

Checking In

Checking In

It has been a while since I’ve been able to blog due to a cross country move and new job. This past summer I successfully defended and submitted my dissertation “Becoming: The Evolution of a Learning Organization in a Social Virtual World” (abstract at the end of this post) and in September I started a […]

Role-play in Second Life- Becoming the Saints of Hell

Role-play in Second Life- Becoming the Saints of Hell

The last group in my class Working in Virtual Worlds will present their final project in Second Life tomorrow Tuesday, May 5 2009. This group picked a unique project, they wanted to explore a Second Life culture so they decided to join the Saints of Hell. The Saints of Hell are a 1% Outlaw Motorcycle […]

Student Second Life Event: Under Water Fun

Student Second Life Event: Under Water Fun

The second group from my Spring 2009 course will be having their final project event on Thursday April 30 from 4 – 6 SLT at the Utwig Sim. They have been working with the great folks at the Music Academy Online who agreed to let them use their island for the event. During the event […]

Second Life Student Event – Horns for 100,000

Second Life Student Event – Horns for 100,000

Starting on Friday and ending on Sunday evening a group of my students will be hosting Horns for a Hundred Thousand. A fundraising event for Project Jason/Garden for the Missing and the Team Fox Organization. An invitation from my students is below. Hi there, We are students at University of Texas in North Lamar’s class. […]

SXSW videos

SXSW videos

The fine folks at SXSWi have started placing some of the video segments from the Interactive conference on youtube. I’m embedding a couple of videos from sessions that i enjoyed. SXSW will be posting more videos throughout the summer so subscribe to the youtube channel if you like what you see. The panel I participated […]

Learning and Role-play April 15 at 6:00pm SLT

Learning and Role-play April 15 at 6:00pm SLT

April 15 at 6SLT I will be leading an interactive discussion about the use of role-playing for learning in Second Life at ALA Island . During the event we will participate in a role-playing activity so I ask that attendees come dressed as a favorite historical figure. We won’t be judging the avatars so homemade, […]

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