Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Orientation of Second Life

This video of second life takes an interesting technique to teaching/learning. It is similar to video games which may cater to those students who are hard to teach to. It allows students to interact in common places, yet be in the comfort of their own home.

I can really see kids latching onto this type of learning more than they would the traditional classroom setting. I could see many of my friends who were home schooled really liking this form of learning where resources are typically tight.

Personally, i do not see myself creating this type of learning, but I could definitely see me using this type of learning for individual study to give relatable stimulation for students and give them a different view of the lessons that I try to teach my future students.

1 comment:

  1. I didn't have you watch this to necessarily say SL is appropriate for everyone to use personally or with students. I think it's important to know about virtual worlds, however, and what's being done now because things are just going to get more advanced. Open Sim - Open Learning is a preso that gives more info about a non-SL example of a virtual world environment.