Tuesday, May 13, 2008

SecondLife and Scientific Learning

“Students are no longer prepared to learn using traditional techniques,” says Tracy Kennedy, a University of Toronto lecturer who studies educational uses of online virtual worlds."

and some reality check from Jean Claude Bradley from Drexel University

"There’s a misconception out there that all students are very tech-savvy, and that’s simply not true,” he says. “Second Life provides an additional way for students to explore class material, but it doesn’t appeal to everyone.” via ScienceNews

1 comment:

Jean-Claude Bradley said...

Well you can't assume that they are comfortable with all the technology but they certainly can learn if taught properly.
Good seeing you yesterday!