[SLED] S.L INTRODUCTION

Pietro Maracas pietro.maracas at gmail.com
Tue Mar 27 18:17:16 PDT 2007


Hi Stefan,

Would you describe a little more about "the way the students
interacted while the lecture was taking place"?

Thanks,

Pietro

On 3/25/07, Stefan Wojciechowski <s.wojciechowski at rave.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
>
> just thought I would introduce myself to the group. I have just finished a
> project on second life which resulted in my college lecture being made
> available on S.L.
>
> - http://www.theclinic.at/virtuallearning
>
>
> What fascinated me and the guys who put the project together was the way
> the students interacted while the lecture was taking place as well as the
> range of students who attended.
>
> I am very interested about all your workings and opinions and look forward
> to learning more!
>
>
> Hope to speak to you soon,
>
> Stefan
>
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>
> > Seems I have been at this spot before.  I had one of the first commercial
> > PCs (Osborne I) - worked for a high-tech company.  When my Director saw it
> > on my desk (1980+) I was told to get that toy out of the office and never
> > bring it back.  In the 90's I decided to pursue my PhD in Computer Based
> > Learning.  I was told by my on ground University that they did not
> > consider online learning worthy of my time and I was not to engage in it.
> >
> > I have now been told by my current academic employer that I am not make
> > any mention, engage in any discussions, nor attempt to use any aspects of
> > Second Life.  Not being one to chuck my pay-check out the window but at
> > the same time realizing that SL type learning is the new frontier of
> > academics I propose to do the following:
> >
> > Develop a couple of SL centered Undergrad and Grad level MIS/IT courses
> > and offer them free in SL.  Courses such as Introduction to Programming
> > and Management Information Systems to begin with.   I have a friend who
> > has very kindly offered her island to hold the classes in.  I am
> > soliciting your ideas, opinions, suggestions, comments, help, queries,
> > etc.  I am convinced that we are on the cusp of a major revolution in
> > training and learning.  Online with near total inter-course between
> > participants - audio and visual. I
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Hecter Barbosa (Bill Burkett in RL)
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