Sceptics start to see the other side of Second Life

Study finds virtual learning environments taking off despite dogged hostility. Hannah Fearn reports Hostility between academics who advocate teaching through virtual worlds and those who scorn the idea is being blamed for holding back the evolution of higher education. The warning comes despite evidence that universities are slowly embracing virtual environments such as Second Life […]

Second Life in Education

Professor Joosten‘s work in Second Life in education, with accompanying blog. Well produced video, with a good idea of the rationale for the project, and what students are likely to get out of ┬áSecond Life which they are not able to get in “the real world”.