This summer the HPU Tech Blog will be featuring blog posts from professors at High Point University who are actively using technology tools in the classroom. This is the fifth in the series, written by Matthew Brophy. Matthew Brophy is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy. Here is his post:
Second Life is an online virtual world in which computer users inhabit “avatars,” through which they interact with the world, objects, & each other. This virtual world provides a technological portal for 21st century education. There are many benefits to utilizing Second Life as a platform for interactive student learning.
A New World Awaits!
No matter your discipline, Second Life has something to offer as an educational tool, including:
A Myriad of Learning Possibilities
To Download Software and Play Second Life
Download Second Life Viewer:
Some Educational Places in Second Life: