[Air-L] Literature in Second Life
sarifi at gmail.com
Sat Apr 5 03:55:18 PDT 2008
Thank you so much for these valuable references.
Are they all available online in the Journal of Asynchronous Learning
On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 4:38 PM, Caroline Haythornthwaite <haythorn at uiuc.edu>
> A few references not directly associated with Second Life, but with the
> from ftf to online education:
> Andrews, R. & Haythornthwaite, C. (Eds.) (2007). Handbook of E-Learning
> Research. London: Sage.
> -- includes chapter on CSCL, and on second language learning
> Barab, S. A., Kling, R. & Gray, J. H. (Eds.) (2004). Designing for virtual
> communities in the service of learning. NY: Cambridge University Press.
> Koschmann, T. (Ed.)(1996) CSCL: Theory and Practice of an Emerging
> Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
> Haythornthwaite, C. & Kazmer, M.M. (Eds.) (2004). Learning, Culture and
> Community in Online Education: Research and Practice. NY: Peter Lang.
> Steeples, Christine & Jones, Chris (2002). Networked Learning:
> Perspectives and
> Issues. London: Springer.
> Also look at the Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks (you only need
> register to see that articles)
> ---- Original message ----
> >Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2008 17:58:26 +0100
> >From: "sultan ." <sarifi at gmail.com>
> >Subject: [Air-L] Literature in Second Life
> >To: air-l at listserv.aoir.org
> >Hello all
> >As a postgraduate student who is very interested in SL applications in
> >education, I am pleased to be part of this group as I am learning from
> >new and innovative ideas every day. However, this is my first post and I
> >hope I can get your help in two issues:
> >1- I am going to write a research literature to answer the following
> >Can "first life" educators add to their practice by migrating some of it
> >Second Life?
> >I would like to seek out relevant research on design and practice in this
> >theme and provide a review of educational potential that would be useful
> >an interested practitioner.
> >So, what are your recommendations? And could you please guide me to some
> >places and references in this field?
> >2- I am planning to do my MA thesis in one of the following topics:
> >A- Collaborative learning in SL based on meetings between some
> >in world.
> >B- The potential of second life in learning English as a second
> >based on my observations to some sites and islands and practice as I
> >English as a second language.
> >Which topic do you recommend me more? And could you please guide me to
> >references for both topics.
> > Bear in mind that my bachelor degree is in English and I am now doing my
> >in ICT in Education not in English.
> >Please do not hesitate to write me your feedback and suggestions.
> >I need your help.
> > Thanks a lot
> > Sultan
> > sarifi at gmail.com
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> Caroline Haythornthwaite
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> at Urbana-Champaign
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