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ERIC Number: EJ1131407
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1792-8788
Second Life in Education: The Case of Commercial Online Virtual Reality Applied to Teaching and Learning
Brown, Abbie; Sugar, William
Themes in Science and Technology Education, v2 n1-2 p107-115 2009
Second Life is a three-dimensional, multi-user virtual environment that has attracted particular attention for its instructional potential in professional development and higher education settings. This article describes Second Life in general and explores the benefits and challenges of using it for teaching and learning.
Themes in Science and Technology Education. The Educational Approaches to Virtual Reality Technologies Laboratory, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, GR 45110, Greece. Tel: +30-2651005697; Fax: +30-2651005854; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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