Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Week #7: Web 3.0 Virtual worlds - Tour to Second Life - My SL Experience

Second Life (SL) is a virtual world developed by Linden Lab that launched on June 23, 2003. Its users (called residents) can interact with each others through avatars exploring, meeting other residents, socializing, participating in individual and group activities among other things.
During this week of the course, our professor gave us an introduction to SL. We created our avatars and visited some interesting places where we learned how to walk, communicate and even fly with our avatars. It was an interesting experience for me. There´s still plenty left, though. We have to continue working on SL and using it as a tool for education. In fact, this is the important aspect here since we are English Language teachers and want to develop other types of activities with our students.
These are some of the snapshots taken during the visit. The whole ICT in ELT group is there receiving instructions from our professor and learning from the different tutorials.


  1. Dear Cirene,
    I am so glad you joined us in this SL adventure. SL is a wonderful virtual environment for English language teaching and learning. You just need to explore it and discover its potential. I'm willing to help you whenever you want.
    You've done a great job on this blog. Congratulations!!!

  2. Thank you Evelyn for all your comments about my blog. It has been a very interesting experience for me regarding ICTs. But I have to say that what I have enjoyed the most so far has been working with podcasts and audio tools. I look fordward to learning much more about everything.

    Thank you again