[SLED] New book - Higher Education in Virtual Worlds: Teaching and Learning in Second Life

Robyn Miller robn.miller at gmail.com
Thu Dec 3 21:10:59 PST 2009


thanks for sharing on slideshare.  Its brilliant.

R

On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 6:30 AM, Robin Teigland <robin.teigland at hhs.se>wrote:

>  Hi,
>
> I marketed your book today at the Online Education conference in Berlin.  I
> led a workshop (filling in for Tony O’Driscoll since he was sick) on
> enterprise learning and collaboration in virtual worlds.   I hope it turns
> into some sales for you!
>
> My workshop slides are here in case you are interested:
>
> www.slideshare.net/eteigland.
>
> Thanks again for making the changes on my article for your book!  I really,
> really appreciate it!!!
>
> Best,
> Robin
>
>
> On 28/11/09 17:19 PM, "Charles Wankel" <wankelc at verizon.net> wrote:
>
> *Higher Education in Virtual Worlds: Teaching & Learning in Second Life*,
> eds. Charles Wankel, St. John’s University, New York, and Jan Kingsley,
> ASPEL. Emerald, November 2009. ISBN: 1849506094. Available on Amazon.com .
> This compendium of clear, applicable, cutting-edge reports from
> practitioners and academics with effective learning activities using the
> Second Life virtual world platform shows how to sidestep barriers and move
> to effective educational application of this engaging technology.
>
>    - Overcoming the Entry Barriers to *Second Life* in Higher Education
>    - Communication Challenges and Opportunities for Educators Using *Second
>    Life*
>    - Inclusion benefits and barriers of “once-removed” participation
>    - Opportunities and Challenges for Business Education in *Second Life*
>    - Virtual Worlds and Business Schools – The Case of INSEAD
>    - Instructor-Student Relationships in *Second Life*
>    - Cross-World Branding – Case Study of a Second Life Marketing Project
>    - Literary Analysis as Serious Play in *Second Life*
>    - Second Life as a Context for Design Learning
>    - Using Role-Play in *Second Life* for Performance Appraisal
>    - Using Second Life at The Open University for Staff and Student
>    Learning
>    - Aging, Lifelong Learning, and the Virtual World of *Second Life*
>
>
> Best regards,
> Charles Wankel
> St. John’s University, New York
> http://facpub.stjohns.edu/~wankelc <http://facpub.stjohns.edu/%7Ewankelc>
>
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