Monthly Archives: November 2011

Libya in Second Life® and in a Fictional Memoir

Blogger Justin Bomberowitz, like so many others, credits such social media platforms as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube with contributing to the success of the people’s uprisings against oppressive governments in Tunisia, Egypt, and now Libya. That he doesn’t mention virtual … Continue reading

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Palestinian Memoir and Palestine in Second Life®

Recently I’ve spent the greater part of my inworld time attending classes and completing lab activities for the Sloan Consortium workshop “Intermediate Second Life for Educators.” In it I acquired such pedagogical skills as how to teleport a class to … Continue reading

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Idahonia: The University of Idaho’s Virtual Campus in Second Life®

Idahonia is a large, vibrant, virtual campus comprised of three or four connected islands, with another one under development. I learned about it last week at the Virtual State Fair and University Expo (see my previous blog). To feel that … Continue reading

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