Category Archives: orientation

SL blog post for newbies

A nice SL Blog post for beginners. You can download a very useful Quickstart Guide, view some videos, and find a whole host of resources to get you started.

what to do, what to do?

I’ll be giving a Second Life demo and discussion for a few interested faculty on 11/20 at the Metro campus. So much to see, so little time. Where to begin and end? I don’t want to overwhelm the audience, as I’ve been known to do, and I want to be able to respond to suggestions.


  • short trip around the learning spaces on the island I designed at my previous job to make some points about creating an environment that engages students
  • a brief look at well-known educational spaces, like Genome island, the Sistine Chapel replica, something that Desideria Stockton has done with literature, maybe ISTE headquarters
  • Discussion of costs of purchasing and buiding one’s own space