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Maharg, Paul and Owen, Martin: [http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=999541 Simulations, Learning and the Metaverse: Changing Cultures in Legal Education]<br />
Maharg, Paul and Owen, Martin: [http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=999541 Simulations, Learning and the Metaverse: Changing Cultures in Legal Education]<br />
* Not talking about Science Education specifically (actually Law education), but still could provide some insight into using online worlds for education.
* Not talking about Science Education specifically (actually Law education), but still could provide some insight into using online worlds for education.
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[http://sleducation.wikispaces.com/educationaluses Educational Uses of SecondLife]
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* Lists and describes numerous examples of using SecondLife for educational purposes. Included are things like Architectural design, AI, 3D visualization, Biology, city planning, and more.
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[http://simteach.com/wiki/index.php?title=Second_Life_Education_Wiki SimTeach Wiki]
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* Resource for educators wanting to use technologies like SecondLife for education.

Latest revision as of 14:59, 10 March 2009

Lit Review

Gough, Noel: Teaching in the (Crash) zone: manifesting cultural studies in science education (PDF)

Lathrop, Scott and Murphy, Tom: High Performance Computing Education (PDF)


Livingstone, Daniel and Kemp, Jeremy: Proceedings of the Second Life Education Workshop 2007 (PDF)

Livingstone, Daniel and Kemp, Jeremy: Proceedings of the Second Life Education Workshop 2006 (PDF)

Federation of American Scientists, Summit on Educational Games: Harnessing the power of video games for learning (PDF)

The Summit focused on answering four questions:
   * What aspects of learning are most amenable to new approaches offered by games?
   * What kinds of research are needed to identify features of gaming that
     can be effective in education and training?
   * What makes the education market so difficult for innovative commercial developers?
   * What kinds of changes in instructional practices and management of educational 
     institutions are needed to take advantage of the power games could bring to teaching and learning?


Linden Labs: SL Education Blog


Maharg, Paul and Owen, Martin: Simulations, Learning and the Metaverse: Changing Cultures in Legal Education

Educational Uses of SecondLife

SimTeach Wiki

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