[SLED] Theses and Dissertations on Second Life

Guus brekelajp at gmail.com
Tue Apr 7 23:33:29 PDT 2009


Hi Jeremy,
Here is a list from WorldCat with "second life" as keywords limited to
thesis/dissertations:
http://www.worldcat.org/profiles/digicmb/lists/650971

The search can be repeated with:

http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=%22second+life%22&fq=fm%3Adeg&se=yr&sd=desc&qt=sort_yr_desc

best regards,
Guus


2009/4/8 Jeremy Kemp <jeremykemp at yahoo.com>

>
> Hello Guus,
>
> Here are all dissertations including "Second Life" in abstract or keywords
> in Proquest - chronological order.
>
> Piece of trivia: The VERY FIRST dissertation was done at a Canadian school
> in 2007.
>
> Cheryl Carter did her SL work on my SJSU sim, BTW.
>
> ----
>
> Rycroft, Alan E. (2007).  Young adults and virtual public spheres: Building
> a new political culture. M.A. dissertation, Royal Roads University (Canada),
> Canada. Retrieved March 9, 2009, from Dissertations & Theses: The Humanities
> and Social Sciences Collection database. (Publication No. AAT MR29791).
>
> Kelley, Matthew James (2007).  Utopia redux: On the convergence of
> community, technology and open source society. Ph.D. dissertation, The
> Pennsylvania State University, United States -- Pennsylvania. Retrieved
> March 9, 2009, from Dissertations & Theses: The Humanities and Social
> Sciences Collection database. (Publication No. AAT 3266137).
>
> Moon, Jang Ho (2007).  The new ways of corporate communication in virtual
> environments: Case studies of Second Life. M.A. dissertation, University of
> Southern California, United States -- California. Retrieved March 9, 2009,
> from Dissertations & Theses: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection
> database. (Publication No. AAT 1447046).
>
> Caravella, Mary Neuner (2007).  Privacy, strategic information disclosure
> and new customer acquisition: Implications for customer relationship
> management. Ph.D. dissertation, Harvard University, United States --
> Massachusetts. Retrieved March 9, 2009, from Dissertations & Theses: The
> Humanities and Social Sciences Collection database. (Publication No. AAT
> 3273199).
>
> Williams, David Allen (2008).  Virtual aesthetics and ethical
> communication: Towards virtuous reality design. M.A. dissertation, Clemson
> University, United States -- South Carolina. Retrieved March 9, 2009, from
> Dissertations & Theses: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection
> database. (Publication No. AAT 1450704).
>
> Carter, Cheryl A. (2008).  The Panhellenic Project: Assessing learning
> engagement using Web 2.0 technologies. Ed.D. dissertation, Pepperdine
> University, United States -- California. Retrieved March 9, 2009, from
> Dissertations & Theses: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection
> database. (Publication No. AAT 3330961).
>
> McAulay, Alex (2008).  Surfing the interzones: Posthuman geographies in
> twentieth century literature and film. Ph.D. dissertation, The University of
> North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States -- North Carolina. Retrieved
> March 9, 2009, from Dissertations & Theses: The Humanities and Social
> Sciences Collection database. (Publication No. AAT 3304355).
>
> Antonijevic, Smiljana (2008).  Rhetoric, culture, and avatars: A
> microethnographic analysis of nonverbal communication in multiuser, 3D
> virtual environments. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Minnesota, United
> States -- Minnesota. Retrieved March 9, 2009, from Dissertations & Theses:
> The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection database. (Publication No. AAT
> 3311458).
>
> Jamison, John B. (2008).  Educators in a strange land: The experience of
> traditional educators when immersed into the virtual environment of Second
> Life. Ph.D. dissertation, Capella University, United States -- Minnesota.
> Retrieved March 9, 2009, from Dissertations & Theses: The Humanities and
> Social Sciences Collection database. (Publication No. AAT 3307549).
>
> Atlas, Stephen A. (2008).  Economic experiments in virtual worlds: Framing,
> reciprocity & trust. M.A. dissertation, Tufts University, United States --
> Massachusetts. Retrieved March 9, 2009, from Dissertations & Theses: The
> Humanities and Social Sciences Collection database. (Publication No. AAT
> 1450772).
>
> Franklin, Janice Lynn (2008).  Dimensions of sound in virtual online
> immersive environments: A theoretical exploration. Ph.D. dissertation, The
> University of Texas at Dallas, United States -- Texas. Retrieved March 9,
> 2009, from Dissertations & Theses: The Humanities and Social Sciences
> Collection database. (Publication No. AAT 3340474).
>
> Hebert, Sara (2008).  Digital memorialization: Collective memory, tragedy,
> and participatory spaces. M.A. dissertation, University of Denver, United
> States -- Colorado. Retrieved March 9, 2009, from Dissertations & Theses:
> The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection database. (Publication No. AAT
> 1453941).
>
> Cabiria, Jonathan (2008).  A Second Life: Online virtual worlds as
> therapeutic tools for gay and lesbian people. Ph.D. dissertation, Fielding
> Graduate University, United States -- California. Retrieved March 9, 2009,
> from Dissertations & Theses: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection
> database. (Publication No. AAT 3310397).
>
> Derby, Jacqueline C. (2008).  Applying online virtual worlds to informal
> professional development: A study of rural teachers participating in Second
> Life. Ph.D. dissertation, Walden University, United States -- Minnesota.
> Retrieved March 9, 2009, from Dissertations & Theses: The Humanities and
> Social Sciences Collection database. (Publication No. AAT 3320290).
>
> Fox, F. Sutter (2008).  A formative evaluation of a surface warfare
> simulation to improve problem solving. Ed.D. dissertation, University of
> Southern California, United States -- California. Retrieved March 9, 2009,
> from Dissertations & Theses: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection
> database. (Publication No. AAT 3325081).
>
> Jeremy Kemp
> San Jose School of Library and Information Science
> (408) 393-5270
>
> --- On Tue, 4/7/09, Guus <brekelajp at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > From: Guus <brekelajp at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: [SLED] Theses and Dissertations on Second Life
> > To: "SL Educators (The SLED List)" <educators at lists.secondlife.com>
> > Date: Tuesday, April 7, 2009, 3:19 PM
> > In relation to language education would advice to al least
> > have a good look
> > at KAMIMO project, and related articles, some of them are
> > listed AS
> > REFERENCE in a paper:
> > Teaching and learning in Second Life - experience from the
> > Kamimo project
> >
> > http://hik.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:127887/FULLTEXT01
> > best regards,
> > guus van den brekel
> > Namro Orman
> >
> >
> >
> > 2009/4/7 Sedat Akayoglu <akayoglu at metu.edu.tr>
> >
> > >  Hi all,
> > >
> > > I am a member of this great group for the last few
> > months and I was just
> > > reading the e-mail messages. Now it is time to
> > introduce myself. I am a
> > > research assistant and a PhD candidate at the
> > Department of Foreign
> > > Language Education at Middle East Technical
> > University. I am writing
> > > my research proposal for my PhD Dissertation and it is
> > about Second Life
> > > but I have a quick question to the group members about
> > it.
> > >
> > > Do you know any MA/PhD dissertations or articles
> > published in academic
> > > journals? I do not want to miss any work for the
> > literature review.
> > >
> > > Thank you in advance for your interest,
> > >
> > > Sedat Akayoglu
> > > http://www.ibu.edu.tr/akademik/sakayoglu
> > >
> > >
> > >
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Namro Orman (The orange dutch guy)
Second Life Medical Library 2.0
HealthInfo Island
http://Healthinfoisland.blogspot.com
http://SecondLifeSearch.blogspot.com
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