Monday, July 20, 2009

Second Life classes for Educators and Librarians

GSLIS and the Illinois Alliance Library System are pleased to offer a series of non-credit continuing education courses for librarians, museum professionals, educators, and others interested in learning and teaching in virtual worlds such as Second Life. This is the last time these courses will be offered.
Go to for more information and to sign up. Below are listed the courses available.
Second Life 101
NEW Dates and times: Fridays, August 7, 14, 21, 28 from 10:00am - 12:00 pm SL time (US Pacific)Location: Second LifeCost: $125

Virtual World Librarianship
Dates and times: Sundays, September 6, 13, 20 27 from 3:00 - 5:00 pm SL (US Pacific) time Location: Info Island, Second LifeCost: $125

Working with a Class in Second LifeWednesdays, September 2, 9, 16, 23 from 4:00 -6:00 pm SL (US Pacific) timeLocation: Second LifeCost: $150

Instructional Tools for Second LifeDates and times: Thursdays, September 3, 10, 17, 24 4:00 - 6:00 PM SL (US Pacific) time Location: Second LifeCost: $125

Setting Up an educational Presence in Second LifeDates and times: Sundays, August 2, 9, 16, 23 from 4:00-6:00 PM SL (US Pacific) timeLocation: Second LifeCost: $150

Managing from a Distance: Virtual World LeadershipDates and times: Wednesdays, August 5, 12, 19, 26 from 4:00-6:00 pm SL (US Pacific) timeLocation: Second LifeCost: $150

Working with Your Administrator: How to Sell Second LifeDates and times: Tuesdays, August 11, 18, 25 and September 1 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm SL (US Pacific) timeLocation: Second LifeCost: $150

For more information please contact Marianne Steadley at UIUC:

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