Category Archives: Virtual worlds

Virtual memorials

One of my research interests is heritage sites in Second Life. I’m currently looking at memorials – for real-world events, for virtual events, and for cross-overs – when the loss of the avatar appears more real than the death of … Continue reading

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Time runs fast in virtual worlds

While researching heritage in Second Life, I noted that time speeds up in virtual worlds. Events that took place only months ago are referred to as part of the world’s history. When your world is only five years old, anything … Continue reading

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Massively Multi Learner Workshop at Anglia Ruskin

Anna Peachey presented first at this event – describing the Schome Park part of the Schome project in which teens aged 13 to 17 explore alternative approaches to learning through the virtual environment of Second Life. During the presentation, she … Continue reading

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