Thursday, March 15, 2012

16th March: talk and Journal Club in Second Life @ #vwbpe

The Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference takes place in the virtual world, Second Life, starting now and continuing until Saturday. I have been involved in several ways, and tomorrow I'm doing a couple of events. You need a SL avatar and the SL browser on your computer to participate.
1. Presentation with Ridvan Ata: Teaching and learning in Second Life as Part of a Blended approach: reflections and lessons learnt. This takes place on Friday 16th March at 11am SL time, which is 6pm UK time (see for times elsewhere). The location is

2. There is also a virtual journal club meeting on Friday 16th March:
When: 16th March, 1pm SL time (8pm UK time, see see for times elsewhere)
Where: The virtual world, Second Life.
What: Marshall Dozier (Edinburgh University Library) will lead discussion on: Young, P. and Vilelle, L. (2011) “The Prevalence and Practices of Academic Library Journal Clubs” [authors’ preprint] Published in: The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 37 (2), 130-136.

This is taking place on our exhibition stand about Running a Journal Club in Second Life (pictured above) which you can visit anytime now, and next week. The location is

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