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College of Education Second Life Island Launch

February 28th, 2011 2 comments

Aloha everyone,

Wist and Everly Hall in Second Life

Wist and Everly Hall in Second Life

Our new College of Education Second Life (SL) island is now complete and we are celebrating the official launch our island on Friday, Mar 4, 2011 at 11:00am – 12:30pm (HST), 1:00-3:30 PM (SLT). As part of our opening ceremony, we will be hosting the event in SL and real life (RL) at our College Collaboration Center (CCC) in Wist Hall 134 with a reception. Below is the schedule of events:

11:00 – 11:10am HST – Welcome address & ribbon-cutting ceremony
11:10am – 12:00 noon HST – “Demonstration of Second Life uses in the Classroom” Faculty panel – Dr. Ekaterina Prasolova-Forland, Dr. Diane Nahl, & Dr. Dongping Zheng
12:00 – 12:30pm HST – Social activity in the SL Holomua Learning Area – hula troupe performance & hula dancing

Refreshments will be provided. In addition, you will be able to view exemplary COE student SL educational simulation projects and register for free Second Life accounts to get you started with SL.

We greatly appreciate your presence at the event. Pls RSVP latest by Tuesday, Mar 1, 2011 if you’re able to join us:

http://portal.coe.hawaii.edu/survey.php?survey=789

Looking forward to celebrating our new COE SL island launch with all of you!  If you need any additional information, contact Dr. Peter Leong at peterleo@hawaii.edu.

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