This 60-minute webinar will provide you with education and training to utilize Second Life for student and faculty development.
“Second Life Essentials: How to Use Virtual Worlds in Higher Education”
Monday, April 6, 2009 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET
Since becoming one of the most popular virtual world environments, Second Life has been attracting educators from across the globe by offering a variety of developmental opportunities. However, there is still much confusion over the educational benefits and the proper use of Second Life applications. Join us for this 60-minute webinar where you and your colleagues will learn:
** Methods for taking advantage of the educational uses of Second Life
** Keys creating effective multi-user virtual environments (MUVE s)
** How to develop your own Second Life virtual world presence
** Strategies for simulating activities that enhance student learning
** Types of virtual environments: Their individual strengths and weaknesses
Your Expert Presenter:
Christopher Keesey is The Project Manager for Ohio University Without Boundaries (OUWB). OUWB partners with multiple corporate and non-profit entities to deliver professional and executive training utilizing a learning architecture that combines the power of project-centered action learning with the ease of access of elearning. Current partners of Ohio University Without Boundaries include Sogeti Netherlands (a division of Cap Gemini), Arthur D. Little, World Education, The U.S. State Department, Academy for Educational Development (AED), Chemonics International Inc., The Doctors Company and many others.
** Along with serving current clients and students, Keesey led Ohio University in 2006 to becoming one of the first universities globally to develop and support a fully functioning 3-D virtual campus in Second Life.
** Keesey and Ohio University Without Boundaries are currently spending much of their efforts to integrate highly engaging and media rich simulations, virtual environments and games into their programs that can stand-alone or work as a part of a blended format.
** He also consults higher education and industry clients on the design and implementation of innovative solutions for development and delivery of technologically mediated learning experiences.
** Keesey worked previously as an independent online promotions consultant. His work includes projects with Corsis Marketing Technologies (Promotions.com), Kraftfoods and Schieffelin & Somerset Co.
Hosted by Higher Ed Hero, this webinar gives you the opportunity to add immediate, money-saving impact to your work environment that is:
FAST – No wasted time here. Get right to the heart of the matter with a 1-hour block designed to easily fit into your busy schedule.
CONVENIENT – No airlines. No travel. No time out of the office. Join in from the comfort and convenience of your desk.
EASY – A telephone and computer are all the equipment you need. Just dial in, punch in your access code, log on to the website and you’re in. That’s it.
ACTIONABLE – Our webinars provide money-saving tactics you can start using as soon as you hang up the phone.
IDEAL FOR MULTIPLE LISTENERS – Use a speakerphone and as many people as you want can listen in at no extra cost to you. These sessions are a cost-effective, time-efficient means of training Higher Education professionals and staff, and reinforcing key issues in a fresh, new manner that they will remember and act on.
AFFORDABLE – Priced at $199, a fraction of the cost of travel and attendance fees for a lengthy, high-priced conference or seminar.
** “Second Life Essentials: How to Use Virtual Worlds in Higher Education”
** Live, 60-Minute Webinar **
** Monday, April 6, 2009 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET **
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As usual we offer a full refund if not satisfied from now until 7 days after the event.