Success: Virtual World for Education


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I selected 8 Ways Facebook Enriched Ms. Schoening’s First Grade Class, Second Life in Higher Education: Accessing the potential for and the barriers to deploying virtual worlds in learning and teaching, and A taxonomy of virtual worlds usage in education. Of the three articles, the facebook article was the most straightforward to me since I am familiar with facebook and not virtual worlds such as second life. I am really glad there was not a technical component to this, as it probably would have taken me hours, and I am somewhat hesitant to support virtual education such as 3-D web technologies. You can read more about my reflections through my blog: http://webbme.weebly.com/melissas-blog-for-edm510/getting-virtual-i-am-a-skeptic