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San Jose State University SLIS in Second Life

An interesting article and interviews with the team at SJSU about their experiences offering credit courses in Second Life:
The virtual university
SAN JOSE STATE JOINS INTERNET-BASED WORLD OF SECOND LIFEBy Kara Andrade
San Jose Mercury News
Nov. /2007
One day Professor Jeremy Kemp entered his classroom and found himself next to a student dressed as a gigantic monarch butterfly.
But Kemp was not startled in the least that one of his students had sprouted wings. Since he started teaching at the virtual campus of San Jose State University’s School of Library and Information Science, students have also appeared as robots and giant bowls of Jell-O.”
Very interesting.
Stephen
(Disclosure: I am on the international advisory panel)

Posted on: November 24, 2007, 7:49 am Category: Uncategorized

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