Category Archives: Universities

Texas A&M University in Second Life®

I’d heard good things, from time to time, about Texas A&M’s Second Life Campus and finally made a visit. The campus blends replicated structures, recreated historic landmarks, and interactive virtual locations – an attractive package, both educational and fun (see … Continue reading

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The University of Sheffield (UK) Infolit iSchool

These past few weeks I’ve been spending my inworld time immersed in a MOOC (massive open online course). I plan to blog about this experience soon. But now I want to finish a project I began weeks ago, a show-and-tell … Continue reading

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Ohio State’s Department of Women’s Studies: Signs of Feminism in Second Life® , Part 2

Following my visit to Arizona State’s CompuGirls (see previous post), I continued my quest for signs of feminism in Second Life (SL) and found a virtual treasure: Minerva (10, 10, 29), the SL home of Ohio State’s Department of Women’s … Continue reading

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Arizona State’s CompuGirls: Signs of Feminism in Second Life®, Part 1

Feminism – the belief that women should have equal rights and opportunities under the law in every area of life, including in politics, employment, education, health, and relationships – does exist in Second Life (SL), but not as explicitly as … Continue reading

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Congrats to the University of Hawaii-Manoa’s College of Education!

I just learned that U.S. News and World Report ranked the College of Education of UH-Manoa in the top 100 programs for student services and technology. This link to the press release specifically mentions the college’s activity in Second Life. … Continue reading

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University of Hawaii Islands in Second Life®

After my visits to the University of South Florida islands (see previous post), I felt the need to visit another warm place, to see if I could recapture the feel of tropical breezes. So I teleported to the islands of … Continue reading

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The University of South Florida in Second Life®

Each January, my husband and I rent a beach house on Anna Maria Island, Florida. For me, it’s an annual homecoming, a time to walk the beaches that I played on as a child and visit with family. I grew … Continue reading

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