A Practical Guide To Using Second Life In Higher Education

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Oct 1, 2010 - Education - 210 pages
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This book is a pedagogically-informed text that guides staff in the use of Second Life for Higher Education, suggesting research-based ideas for practice and offers helpful suggestions for use.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Part 1 Getting started in Second Life
5
Part 2 Developing your teaching in Second Life
63
Part 3 Shifting boundaries
121
module exemplar
158
Appendix B Dealing with challenges and mistakes in Second Life
162
Glossary
174
Weblinks
182
References
187
Bibliography
201
Index
207
Back cover
211
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Maggi Savin-Baden is Professor of Higher Education Research and Director of the Learning Innovation Research Group at Coventry University, UK. Maggi has experience as both a teacher and a student in Second Life and has secured a number of research grants exploring the use of Second Life in higher education. She is an experienced writer and has published many books on teaching and learning with Open University Press.

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