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[28 Apr 2010 | 0 Comments]

My whole dissertation research is in the virtual world of Second Life. I used observation, survey, and interview as my research methodologies. I am sharing my IRB consent forms here, and in the future I will share more details about my research processes. :) If you would like to share your virtu... [More]

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[11 Apr 2010 | 0 Comments]

Research website: Research consent form can be downloaded below:  

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[11 Apr 2010 | 0 Comments]

InAEA members have been discussing and are developing a section of the InAEA website concerning art education research in virtual environments. If you have conducted such research please send citations for your research. Also, please send consent forms and implied consent forms, as well as recruitme... [More]

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[11 Apr 2010 | 0 Comments]

PARTICIPANTS: Liliann Ling, SageStage Minotaur, Marylou Goldrosen, and Kristy Handrick,   ANNOUNCEMENTS: We are going to meet in REAL at NAEA on April 16th (Fri) 8:00 pm at Hilton Lobby Bar! Hope you can come, and we can chat! NAEA daily schedule can be found at http://www.arteducator... [More]

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[7 Apr 2010 | 0 Comments]

Second Life Viewer 2 is here! There are some great functions in Viewer 2. The viewer 2 maybe is not very user friendly yet, and it might cause another learning curve. The benefits of using viewer 2 is really worth to  give it a try! I merge the Second Life official Viewer 2 quick start guide... [More]

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[12 Mar 2010 | 0 Comments]

Thoughts after presentation… Thanks for my great audiences! you made the presentation so fun! Thank you! I feel, present in Second Life need to be more skillful than in RL presentation. Because people cannot see my facial expression, and I am an ESL person, I used "speakeasy” to help people... [More]

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[17 Dec 2009 | 0 Comments]

The Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education (VW-BPE) is a community-based conference that provides opportunities for participants of virtual worlds to share current teaching, learning and research practices in 3D virtual environments. Conference presentations focus on teaching/learning, scholarly... [More]

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[22 Nov 2009 | 0 Comments]

I think, SL is one of the best places to find great interview participants. I have done more than 20 large scale interviews in about one month. All participants gave me great inputs. Thank you~ Even though I done some small scale interviews before this one, I was still learning during each intervi... [More]

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[15 Nov 2009 | 0 Comments]

Thanks for everyone who helps me with my research in Second Life. Finally I clear my thought and would like to share my this research experience with you. :) If you plain to send out the survey request through the SL educational mailing list, use your academic email address. Even though you can f... [More]

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[9 Oct 2009 | 0 Comments]

Finally, I start my dissertation research in Second Life on Oct. 6th. Beside advisor, I also consulted with professors from educational research department, and statistic department. Thanks for everyone who helped me during the  preparation time. I use SurveyMonkey as my survey tool. My surv... [More]