Assessing students in Second Life - some options

Geoffrey Crisp, Mathew Hillier, Shamim Joarder

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Abstract

This paper examines various options for assessing students within a virtual world such as Second Life. Although many learning activities are being set for students in virtual worlds and considerable effort is being made to construct elaborate 3D worlds for students to explore, less effort has been expended in developing tools that can assist in the assessment of student learning within the 3D environment. Examples of assessment tasks set using the Sloodle Set, QuizHUD and scripted prims (3D objects) will be discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationASCILITE 2010 - The Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education
Subtitle of host publicationproceedings
PublisherASCILITE
Pages256-261
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes
Event27th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education, ASCILITE 2010 - Sydney, NSW, Australia
Duration: 5 Dec 20108 Dec 2010

Conference

Conference27th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education, ASCILITE 2010
CountryAustralia
CitySydney, NSW
Period5/12/108/12/10

Keywords

  • e-assessment
  • Second Life
  • Sloodle

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