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Pre-conference Workshop: NEW TO SECOND LIFE?

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Pre-conference Workshop: NEW TO SECOND LIFE?

Time: September 23, 2012 from 5pm to 7pm
Location: EduNation Sandbox
Website or Map: http://maps.secondlife.com/se…
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Heike Philp aka Gwen Gwasi
Latest Activity: Sep 25, 2012

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SUNDAY, 23 SEPTEMBER 2012 - 10am SL | 5pm GMT | 2am TYO

Your local time: http://tinyurl.com/23Sept10amSLT

 

Pre-conference Workshop  (2h)

NEW TO SECOND LIFE?

Come join this workshop even if you are not so new to Second Life and a bit rusty.

To download and install Second Life, please go to Secondlife.com, select your language and click on 'JOIN' and select an avatar. Then download the software and install it. Next start the software and add your log-in data. You will no longer need to go to the website of secondlife.com, the way to get into SL is by means of the software. For system requirements, please click HERE

If you join SL for the first time, make sure to NOT skip the 20min tutorial provided by LindenLab as soon as you arrive. There are some 6 important skills to be learned, which includes communication, flying, sitting, camera control etc., very nicely explained and vital.They are fun to do and highly recommended.

After having gone through the welcome tutorial, you can click on the following SLURL to teleport to get to EduNation sandbox or IM Gwen Gwasi for support.

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/EduNation/97/160/23

We are looking forward to showing you around the conference venues and help with information!

As a highlight, we will take you to Boutique Renoir, which is a 3-story shopping center, where you will be able to choose from a nice selection of clothes, hair, accessories and other  items both for men and women - all of the items being free of charge.

Bio Karina Silva

Karina Silva holds a PhD in Applied Linguistics and Technology with a minor in Curriculum and Instructional Technology from Iowa State University, and an MA in Applied Linguistics from Ohio University. She has taught English as a Foreign Language classes in Brazil and first-year composition and English as a Second Language classes at ISU. She has presented at several conferences in Brazil and in the United States and has published papers in academic journals, such as TESL-EJ and Journal of Digital Learning and Teacher Education. Her research focuses on the preparation of language teachers to teach in virtual worlds such as Second Life. 

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