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Author Hodge, Elizabeth

Title The virtual worlds handbook : how to use Second Life and other 3D virtual environments / Elizabeth Hodge, Sharon Collins, Tracy Giordano

Publ Info Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, [2011]
 J&W-Prov. Harborside Desk  LB1044.87 .H64 2011  disc    AVAILABLE
 J&W-Prov. Harborside Grad Ed.  LB1044.87 .H64 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  LB1044.87 .H64 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xix, 336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Virtual environments -- Creating your account and beginning your journey -- Customizing the new you and your first home -- Let's go virtual -- Inventory overload -- Basic building skills -- Intermediate building skills -- Advanced building: design and interactivity -- Designing your land -- University and program assessment -- Teaching and training methods for in-world engagement -- Teaching and training tools -- Your Moodle/Sloodle connection -- Other uses for Second Life -- Tying it all together
Note "No matter what your skill level is, The Virtual Worlds Handbook will help you easily implement strategies for creating a unique environment in a constantly evolving virtual infrastructure. User-friendly, concise, and simple to apply, this handbook will provide you with several tips for immediately developing and using your virtual environment, making the process simple and seamless. In fact, it is the only reference that introduces you to a complete set of objects to get your land, business, and classroom up and available to alleviate the hassle of building or searching for the objects on your own."--BOOK JACKET
LC subject Virtual reality in education
Add Author Collins, Sharon, 1956 September 19-
Giordano, Tracy
ISBN 9780763777470 (pbk.)
0763777471 (pbk.)