Second Life Educational Resources – courtesy of Ed Lamoureux

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If you are an educator in Second Life you simply must join the SLED (Second Life Educators) email list. It is full of incredibly helpful people who have done a lot of hard work compiling guides and lists and links to video tutorials and more. Courtesy of the very kind Ed Lamoureux (isn’t that absolutely the most fantastic surname ever!), here is one such list:

Mark Pepper’s Annotated Bibliography of Second Life Educational Online Resources

http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~mpepper/slbib

Under the grid: excellent technical posts by Tateru Nino

http://www.secondlifeinsider.com/tag/UnderTheGrid

YouTube location of Torley Linden’s instructional videos. Very helpful collection

http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=Torley

the _SLED Builders_ mail list.

http://lists.simteach.com/listinfo.cgi/sledbuilders-simteach.com

Second Life: The Educational Possibilities of a Massively Multiplayer Virtual World.

http://www.educause.edu/LibraryDetailPage/666?ID=SWR0552

MSN/Encarta Online Degrees:

http://spotlight.encarta.msn.com/Features/encnet_Departments_eLearning_default_article_SecondLife.html?GT1=9279

Mike Pepper SL bib

http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~mpepper/slbib

Angel learning island on SL

http://campustechnology.com/articles/46809_1/

SLED Picayne (online and inworld paper)

http://sledpicayune.blogspot.com

University of Cincinnati resources for SL educators

http://homepages.uc.edu/secondlife/index.php/Site/ResourcesForEducators

SLED list archives…

http://tinyurl.com/y234ht

http://www.secondlifeinsider.com/category/how-to/

http://www.secondlifeinsider.com/2006/12/18/adjusting-to-a-new-world-moving-around/

http://www.secondlifeinsider.com/2006/12/24/adjusting-to-a-new-world-communicating-by-chat/

Basics of Linden Scripting Language.

http://slurl.com/secondlife/Daydream%20SE%20Islands/206/40

Second Life: The Official Guide (Paperback)

by Michael Rymaszewski, Wagner James Au, Mark Wallace, Catherine Winters, Cory Ondrejka, Benjamin Batstone-Cunningham

http://www.amazon.com/Second-Life-Official-Michael-Rymaszewski/dp/047009608X

Virtual Reality (MOO & MUD): Second Life (QuickTime Player required)

Second Life: How to build a chair in Second Life

Second Life: How to create an interactive sign in Second Life

Second Life: How to embed an image (texture) onto an object in Second Life

Second Life: How to embed a notecard onto an object in Second Life

Second Life: How to link an object to a webpage in Second Life

Second Life: How to create links within a notecard in Second Life

Second Life: How to create a dropbox in Second Life

Second Life: How to create a teleport link in Second Life

The Unofficial Complete Fool’s Guide to Second Life

http://www.sldrama.com/index.php?page=2

http://www.citeulike.org/group/MMORPGStudies

http://youtube.com/view_play_list?p=FE3EE856673AF8BA [summary of machinima about SL]

http://www.nmc.org/sl/2006/06/12/seriously-engaging-movie/ [nmc machinima]

http://www.simteach.com/wiki/index.php?title=Second_Life_Education_Wiki

http://simteach.com/wiki/index.php?title=Second_Life_Education_FAQ

http://www.nmc.org/sl/

http://planet.worldofsl.com/

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/vvvv/

http://www.simteach.com/blog/

http://rpfolio.com/cblog/

http://www.simteach.com/SLCC06/slcc2006-proceedings.pdf

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRNP6IJwY90

http://secondlife.com/newsletter/2006_10/#seven

http://www.blip.tv/file/74378/

http://cterport.ed.uiuc.edu/technologies_folder/index.html#sl

http://www.cxknowledge.com./Intro_SL.html

http://gwynethllewelyn.net/article27visual1layout1.html

http://signpostmarvmartin.wordpress.com/2006/09/17/intellagirl-tully-presentation-on-avatars-and-identity-in-sl/

http://secondlifelibrary.blogspot.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=synxFmQJ_0A

http://www2.kumc.edu/netlearning/SLEDUCAUSESW2005/SLPresentationOutline.htm

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/cyberone/

http://www.lovelymachine.com/Dolmere/

http://secondlife.com/showcase/ [be sure to watch this. it is SO cool]

http://www.trinity.edu/adelwich/worlds/students.html

http://www.trinity.edu/adelwich/games/students.html

http://www.secondlifeherald.com/

http://www.stanford.edu/class/casa155/

http://www.brandeis.edu/pubs/jove/HTML/aboutJOVE.html

http://www.cybersociology.com/

http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/ethnobase/

http://secondlife.com/knowledgebase/

http://simteach.com/wiki/index.php?title=Second_Life_Grad_Student_Colony#Second_Meeting:_May_31.2C_2006.2C_Research_Ethics

http://www.simteach.com/wiki/index.php?title=Top_20_Educational_Locations_in_Second_Life

http://nwn.blogs.com/nwn/

http://www.alphavilleherald.com/

http://www.infoisland.org/

A lot of the visual guides (screencasts, pdfs) are aggregated here –

http://www.nmc.org/campus/Tips_and_Tricks

Torley Linden has done an excellent video tutorial on how to use the camera controls –

http://secondlife.com/newsletter/2006_11/html/tips.html

You can also do a keyword search for ’second life’ –

http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=second+life&search=Search

Second Life videos are also starting to be aggregated here –

http://www.secondlifevideo.com/

Making things in the Virtual World: Second Life Primer –

http://www.makezine.com/blog/archive/2005/08/making_things_i.html

Voice chat just got a lot easier in Second Life.

http://www.secondtalk.com

Managing disabilities in sl:

http://www.eurekastreet.com.au/article.aspx?aeid=2787

New land owner questions:

try the archives – http://lists.secondlife.com/pipermail/educators/

which can be searched using this – http://tinyurl.com/y234ht

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