Explore the site to learn more about virtual classrooms, virtual worlds, Second Life and Sue Gregory (aka Jass Easterman) and her work in virtual worlds. Sue Gregory is a long term adult educator and Lecturer in ICT in the School of Education, Research Fellow with the DEHub research institute as well as NSW SiMERR-ICT Representative at the University of New England at the University of New England, Armidale, Australia. She is Chair of the Australian and New Zealand Virtual Worlds Working Group and project leader of an Australian Learning and Teaching Council funded project. She is responsible for training pre-service and postgraduate education students on how to incorporate technology into their teaching. Since 2007 she has been researching Second Life with her students with respect to the various learning opportunities that virtual worlds provide and has been involved in many projects on the efficacy of virtual worlds. 

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A journey through Second Life by Jass Easterman

Learning how to "live" in a virtual world. Absorbing information. Setting up an Educational venue.

What is a virtual world?  
A virtual world is "an online electronic presence that imitates real life in the form of a personal presence through someone's avatar (the alter ego which is a graphical representation of themself in the virtual world)".  Sue Gregory

References used throughout the site

Concept Map - Online Teaching in Higher Education © Sue Gregory

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