Isola del Giglio, Second Life Simulator

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dc.contributor.author Vanni Accarigi, Ilaria en_US
dc.contributor.editor Ilaria Vanni en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-16T05:04:56Z
dc.date.available 2010-06-16T05:04:56Z
dc.date.issued 2008 en_US
dc.identifier 2009003411 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Vanni Accarigi Ilaria 2008, 'Isola del Giglio, Second Life Simulator', Isola del Giglio, Second Life, http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Isola%20del%20Giglio/13/222/35 en_US
dc.identifier.issn - en_US
dc.identifier.other J1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/12326
dc.description.abstract Background Second Life (SL) is an online 3d environment created by its users, who can meet together in the same place to discuss, role-play, design, write collaborative narratives, and build their own virtual worlds. SL provides an immersive, interactive, multimodal experience, Isola del Giglio is a SL simulator I created in 2008 as a meeting and discussion point where UTS International Studies students could meet together and with staff to discuss their research projects. Contribution In 2008 researched and developed Isola del Giglio. Isola del Giglio is designed as a virtual island, set in an imagined geographical location evocative of the Mediterranean. My contribution consisted in developing the concept of the project, landscaping. designing and maintaining the site and producing a short machinima (animation film) to document the island and its use by International Studies students and staff. Significance The project started with virtual ethnographic research of several different sites in SL from recreational spaces, gaming sims and educational sites in order to understand the affect of the designed environment on its users. Most universities in SL simply reproduce replicas of existing campuses, some with 'classrooms' and 'lecture theatres'. On the contrary Isola was built as an innovative 'open' space with different models of communication in mind to generate innovative learning and teaching experiences. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Second Life en_US
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dc.title Isola del Giglio, Second Life Simulator en_US
dc.parent Isola del Giglio en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Isola%20del%20Giglio/13/222/35 en_US
dc.identifier.startpage en_US
dc.identifier.endpage en_US
dc.cauo.name FASS.Cultural Studies Group en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 200200 en_US
dc.personcode 021234 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Cultural Studies en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom Yes en_US
dc.date.activity 20080801 en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Virtual worlds; Second Life. en_US
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 021234 en_US


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