April 16, 6:00pm SLT (Pacific) Moving Through Time and Space: U.S. Revolutionary War – Open House

VCARA Blog

Published: April 14, 2015

Interested in taking a class in Second Life? The SJSU iSchool’s Summer 2015 immersive learning course is: 

287-10 Virtual Worlds: Moving Through Time and Space: U.S. Revolutionary War.

YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE A CURRENT STUDENT TO TAKE THIS COURSE. You can take this course through the open education initiative

http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/programs/ischool-open-classes/enrollment

Come learn about SJSU SLIS classes in Second Life

Thursday, April 16, from 6:00pm-7:00pm PST

Speakers (see page 2), Q&A, Tour

If you have a SL account, please join us at Luv-A-Cup of Coffee http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/SJSU%20SLIS/223/158/32

Check out SL classes from previous semesters https://ischool.sjsu.edu/vcara-blog-curriculum

View “Student Learning Experiences in Second Life” on VCARA YouTube Channel. Students describe what they’ve learned and give tips for taking a class in Second Life.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ftnK9XH39i8

If you’ve never been to SL, you can sign up for an orientation tour

https://ischool.sjsu.edu/vcara-blog-activities-and-events

Or, visit the VCARA SL Basic Learning Center for self-instruction http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/SJSU%20SLIS/39/74/33

Speakers

Professor Lori Bell

Preview of Summer 2015 Course

Lori Bell has done extensive work with libraries in the virtual world. She has written numerous successful grants for a variety of collaborative library technology projects and has planned a number of successful online conferences for librarians. She has also won awards for her work including the 2007 ALA/Information Today Library of the Future Award to Alliance Library System for libraries in Second life; ALA/SIRSI Library Leader in Technology Award in 2004; Library Journal Movers and Shakers in 2004.

Brian Kaihoi from Mayo Clinic

Benefits of Virtual World Learning

Brian Kaihoi has been with Mayo Clinic for 35 years. As a member of the consulting staff, Brian has worked with Mayo Medical School and Mayo School of Continuing Medical Education on content development and delivery strategies. Currently, Brian is the Mayo Foundation Web Administrator – including overseeing Mayo Clinic’s Second Life presence – and working with all Mayo Clinic Web activities, and works with the Center for Innovation, which is finding ways to transform the way health care is experienced and delivered.

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