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…