Why does The University of Nottingham have a Web Campus in Second Life
Find out why the university has set up their Web Campus.
There is a growing demand amongst universities worldwide to maintain a virtual presence online in Second Life, for teaching, collaboration and research.
Many see this as the first step, looking forward to how the technology will develop over time, and many find novel ways to present immersive content, collect feedback and open their doors to the general online public.
The University of Nottingham has developed a Web Campus in Second Life as an exploration of the 3-D web and how it can help in teaching and learning. As a truly global university this offers exciting possibilities for making students and teachers feel connected.
Click here for a Xerte Toolkits presentation on Second Life and the university's current developments on the Web Campus.
A podcast on early developments on Second Life for the University is also available.
Easy to achieve, little or no techinical skill required. E.g. The ability to use MS office.
Already using e-learning to support teaching and learning, for example you may already have a WebCT course.
Well versed in the use of e-learning technologies. E.g. The ability to create interactive content or use an image manipulation package.
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