“This technology will completely change education.” We have heard that before, haven’t we? A few years back, the world-changer would be 3D virtual worlds with lots of user-generated content. For reasons too complex to untangle here, virtual worlds have not turned higher education on its head. The technology did, however, accomplish much. Great projects abound, …
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Am I being premature? Second Life has outlived its many obituaries. This is not an obit. At the same time, only the most ardent SL-cheerleaders would deny that the virtual world has stagnated. In the case of education, I expect no more than a gradual decline in participation.  Other worlds await us, and many of …
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