Kelly Walsh's Blog – June 2009 Archive (4)

Using Second Life for Educational applications

The 3rd part in a series of posts looking into the use of Virtual Worlds in Education



After spending the last two weeks researching what’s going on with the use of Virtual Worlds in education related applications, I came away feeling that Second Life (abbreviated ‘SL’ from here forward) is by far the predominant tool in this (and… Continue

Added by Kelly Walsh on June 23, 2009 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Using Virtual Worlds in Education (Part 2)

Investigating VW alternatives to Second Life, for educational applications



Last week, I focused on education related uses of the premier Virtual World application - Second Life. This week I am looking into other Virtual World environments that are being used for education and instructional applications.



There are dozens… Continue

Added by Kelly Walsh on June 15, 2009 at 7:30am — No Comments

What's going in with Virtual Worlds in Education today?

Exploring current uses of Virtual World tools in educational applications.



Over the next few weeks I want to catch up with what’s been going on in the fascinating world of “virtual world” tools (like Second Life) and how these tools are being used in educational applications.



Second Life remains the “gold standard” in Virtual World applications, but there are… Continue

Added by Kelly Walsh on June 8, 2009 at 6:30am — No Comments

Education related blogs and blogging resources

Last week we examined how blogs are being used in the classroom as a part of the instructional process. This week I am going to inform you about a great list of education related blogs, and provide examples of some of these. I will also provide some insight into subscribing to blogs (for those who might not be familiar with the process) and links to a couple popular tools for educational blogging.



The “mother of all school related blog listings”

While researching this… Continue

Added by Kelly Walsh on June 1, 2009 at 8:30am — No Comments

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