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General Orientation to SL

Page history last edited by rodriguez.julioc@gmail.com 11 years, 3 months ago

 

 

Session Outline

 

In this session we'll get up to speed on some of the basic skills you'll need to start exploring all that SL has to offer. 

 

You will learn how to:

 

Use your inventory

     Find and open notecards

     Create a notecard

    

 

 

Use the pie menu

     Share a notecard

 

Use the Map and Mini-Map

     Find people and places

 

Use the Search Interface

     Find people and places

     Create a landmark

     Create a link on a notecard

 

Take a snapshot

     Use the camera controls

     Use the movement controls

     Use gestures

 

 

Fly

     Use the movement controls & shortcuts

 

Contacts Interface

     Chat and IM

     Add friends to contacts list

     View profiles

     Transfer items to friends (e.g., notecards, landmarks, clothing, etc.)

     Teleport a friend

 

 

Session Resources

 

 

Creating a SLURL

http://slurl.com/secondlife/<region>/<x-coordinate>/<y-coordinate>/<z-coordinate>/

 

Russian Red Square - Moscow Isl, Moscow Island (73, 193, 21) becomes

 

http://slurl.com/secondlife/Moscow Island/73/193/21/

Learning more about SL...

Second Life Wiki

 

Second Life Showcase

 

Video Tutorials

Filling in your profile

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Create and send a notecard

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A Second Life metaphor...

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EduMuve.com's Quick-Start Tour Guide for Educators (http://edumuve.com/tour/)

  • This site contains an organized overview of SL places of interest to educators.  Towards the middle of the alphabetized list, there are links of interest to teachers of ESL and languages other than English.

 

Educause Learning Initiative Focus Group on Immersive Environments in Learning (http://www.educause.edu/Proceedings/12440)

  • Proceedings, including suggested reading, podcasts, videos, and examples of immersive environments used in education.

 

 

 

 

 

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