This is a discussion taking place in the virtual world, Second Life (SL). You
need a SL avatar and the SL viewer installed on your computer.
Marty Keltz (Marty Snowpaw in SL, co founder of Sc) will lead this discussion,
chaired by Sheila Webber (Sheila Yoshikawa in SL)
When: 14 May 2009, 12noon - 1pm Second Life Time - **that's 8pm to 9pm UK
Where: Infolit iSchool (Sheffield's SL "island")
Marty introduces the topic "At a recent New Media Literacy (NML) conference,
Henry Jenkins said that we are '...not teaching code but teaching culture.'" A
key element is "taking the media that children loved and were already learning
from and bringing it into the classroom."
What does this mean for teaching in SL? Bring your views!
Marty was co-founder and President of Scholastic Productions Inc. , the
successful television, film and licensing division of Scholastic Inc. and is
currently with GS New Media Inc.
Senior Lecturer, Department of Information Studies, University of Sheffield,
211 Portobello Street, Sheffield S1 4DP, UK
0114 222 2641
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The information literacy weblog - http://information-literacy.blogspot.com/
Sheila Yoshikawa (SL) blog: http://adventuresofyoshikawa.blogspot.com/