Friday, January 25, 2008

Immersive Learning in 3D Virtual Environments

I promised JJ Drinkwater I would post this!

The UIUC (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign) Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences is offering a distance learning class (to be taught in SL) on Immersive Learning in 3D Virtual Environments for Librarians and Educators. . The class runs for six weeks, and will be taught by SL Librarians Hypatia Dejavu of Info Island, and JJ Drinkwater of the Caledon Library. Feel free to email for more information

Week One: Introduction to immersive learning
Week Two: Second Life as an immersive learning environment
Week Three: Immersive education in virtual space
Week Four: Technologies of learning
Week Five: Immersive learning library programs
Week Six: Immersive reference services

Dates and times: February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 6, and 13 from 7:30 - 9:30 am SL

More information on registration and such at...

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