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Sophisticated 3-D Environments, not Virtual World

November 27, 2008 8:00 am

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I’m utterly amazed. The real life press - BBC - wrote something positive about Second Life and virtual worlds in general. Ty, Bill Thompson and TY!!! ‘educators‘. I’m slowly reading up on all the neat things you Misses and Misters do! ;)

Second Life and World of Warcraft are not really “worlds”, whatever their proponents might claim. They are sophisticated 3-D environments that allow for a much greater degree of engagement than other tools, and they offer tools for interaction and creative expression that browsers, chatrooms and e-mail do not. However, the grandiose terminology makes it too easy to dismiss their importance.

Titled Moving to the Second Classroom, read it on the BBC’s website. Via Gia Rossini.

One Response to “Sophisticated 3-D Environments, not Virtual World”

Connie Sec wrote a comment on November 27, 2008
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Great, some positive coverage and not sensationalism.

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