WWI Sim in Second Life


A colleague and I explored a Second Life destination dedicated to sharing the poetry and history of WWI.  It included various stops along the way to listen to audio and watch slide shows. It was…

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A SLap in the face


Dear Linden Labs, It is often a struggle to convince administrators, policy makers and educators that virtual worlds in general and Second Life in particular are valuable resources for education. Educators I know have worked…

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Learner-centric learning and people we don’t know


I’ve been researching virtual worlds for Education.au’s Immersive Learning Unit and had an aha moment this morning in between hitting the snooze button on my N95 that I wanted to commit to pixels before it…

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Notes from the Virtual Worlds Best Practice in Education conference


Disclaimer: this is a loo-oong post – TOO long really. I wrote it largely for me – to get my thoughts down before lack of sleep corrodes my memory. If you hate reading on-line : …

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Yes you ARE a role model!


In creating learning modules and sessions on interaction, communication, collaboration, engaging learners — in short, all the faboo ways teaching and learning is being transformed — shouldn’t we ensure that we model those teaching and learning practices in our modules and sessions???