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Designing learning environments for heterogeneous groups in Second Life

Ljungqvist, Marita LU and Hedberg, Maria LU (2010) Second Life Educators Community Conference (SLEDcc)
Abstract
The project that we will discuss in this paper aims to support the areas of teaching and learning in a multidisciplinary collaboration between the Centre for Languages and Literature (SOL), Faculty of Engineering (LTH) and Centre for Educational Development (CED), all Lund University, Sweden, by using the virtual world Second Life (SL) as a platform for collaborative learning activities. Students from China (Fudan University, Shanghai) and LTH students will meet, interact and collaborate in various activities and assignments. In this paper, we will primarily address the following question:

In what way do we develop a learning environment and design the introductory part of a course in order to ensure that the students are well... (More)
The project that we will discuss in this paper aims to support the areas of teaching and learning in a multidisciplinary collaboration between the Centre for Languages and Literature (SOL), Faculty of Engineering (LTH) and Centre for Educational Development (CED), all Lund University, Sweden, by using the virtual world Second Life (SL) as a platform for collaborative learning activities. Students from China (Fudan University, Shanghai) and LTH students will meet, interact and collaborate in various activities and assignments. In this paper, we will primarily address the following question:

In what way do we develop a learning environment and design the introductory part of a course in order to ensure that the students are well equipped for learning in Second Life - with particular consideration to dealing with a bi-cultural student group? (Less)
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SoTL, multicultural groups, learning environments, virtual worlds, chinese
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Higher Education
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Second Life Educators Community Conference (SLEDcc)
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English
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In what way do we develop a learning environment and design the introductory part of a course in order to ensure that the students are well equipped for learning in Second Life - with particular consideration to dealing with a bi-cultural student group?},
  author       = {Ljungqvist, Marita and Hedberg, Maria},
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  language     = {eng},
  title        = {Designing learning environments for heterogeneous groups in Second Life},
  year         = {2010},
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