Still life in virtual worlds? #HigherEd


Interesting – was waiting to hear what was coming after Second Life:

Much-maligned virtual worlds are being used to teach groups of students spread across multiple campuses, a conference has heard.

Although Second Life, the best-known online universe featuring digital avatars and landscapes, failed to take off as hoped when it was launched more than a decade ago, other virtual world platforms have been effectively employed by university staff, educators at the 3rd European Immersive Education Summit at King’s College London were told.

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