Second Life: A Virtual Learning Center for the Study of Sharks

@article{Papadamou2011SecondLA,
  title={Second Life: A Virtual Learning Center for the Study of Sharks},
  author={Tryfonas Papadamou and Costas Gavrilakis and Costas Tsolakidis and Georgia Liarakou},
  journal={iJET},
  year={2011},
  volume={6},
  pages={19-25}
}
In this work the educational capabilities of the virtual world Second Life are researched and tested. A virtual world is constructed to support education for sustainable development. The life and characteristics of the shark is studied as this fish has received a lot of negative publicity and is in the danger of extinction. A virtual museum was developed for this purpose. The research question is focused on whether it can be used effectively in a modern classroom and how difficult is for an… CONTINUE READING