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Second Life Research articles by Members of the Educators Coop

DeMers M. (2008) A Second Life for GIS Educators. (pdf)

Jarmon, Leslie. (2008 in press). “Learning in Virtual World Environments: Social Presence, Engagement, & Pedagogy,” Encyclopedia of Distance and Online Learning, IGI Global. (pdf)

Jarmon, Leslie & Sanchez, Joe. (2009 forthcoming). “The Educators Coop: A Model for Collaboration and LSI Communication Research in the Virtual World,” Electronic Journal of Communication. CIOS.

Jarmon, Leslie, Keating, Elizabeth, & Toprac, Paul. (2008). “Examining the Societal Impacts of Nanotechnology Through Simulation: NANO SCENARIO,” Simulation & Gaming, Vol. 39(2), 168-181. Sage.  (pdf)

Jarmon, Leslie & Sanchez, Joe. (2008). “The Educators Coop: A Virtual World Model for Real World Collaboration,” Proceedings of the 2008 Annual Convention of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T). (pdf)

Jarmon, Leslie, Traphagan, Tomoko, & Mayrath, Michael. (2008). “Understanding Project-Based Learning in Second Life with a Pedagogy, Training, and Assessment Trio,” Educational Media International, Vol. 45(3), 153–171. Routledge. (pdf)

Jarmon, Leslie & Sanchez, Joe. (2008). “The Educators Coop Experience in Second Life:  A Model for Collaboration,” Journal of the Research Center for Educational Technology, Vol. 4(2). (html)

Lim, Kenneth Y. T. (2008). "The Six Learnings of Second Life(TM): A Framework for Designing Curricular Interventions In-world," 
Proceedings of the Second Life Education Community Conference. (pdf)

Lim, K. (2009). The Six Learnings of Second Life: a Framework for Designing Curricular Interventions In-world. Journal of Virtual Worlds Research, 2(1). (pdf)

Mayrath, M., Sanchez, J., Traphagan, T., Heikes, J. & Trivedi, A. (2007). Using Second Life in an English course: Designing class activities to address learning objectives. In C. Montgomerie & J. Seale (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2007 (pp. 4219-4224). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.(pdf) (html)

Mon, L.(2009)  Questions and Answers in a Virtual World : Educators and Librarians as Information Providers in Second Life. Journal of Virtual Worlds Research.  2(1). (pdf)

Nicosia, L. (2008) “Adolescent Literature and Second Life:  Teaching Young Adult Texts in the Digital World.”  New Literacies:  A Professional Development Wiki for Educators.  Improving Teacher Quality Project (ITQP): Federally Funded Grant (html)

Peña, J., McGlone, M., Jarmon, L., & Sanchez, J. (2009, November). The influence of visual stereotypes and roles on language use in virtual environments. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association.  (pdf)

Ritter-Guth, B.,  Nicosia, L. Pasteur, E. "Literature Alive!"   EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 43, no. 5 (September/October 2008). (html)

Sanchez, J. (2007a). A Sociotechnical Analysis of Second Life in an Undergraduate English Course. In C. Montgomerie & J. Seale (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2007 (pp. 4254-4258). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. (pdf) (html)

Sanchez, J. (2007b). Second Life: An Interactive Qualitative Analysis. In C. Crawford, D.A. Willis, R. Carlsen, I. Gibson, K. McFerrin, J. Price, and R. Weber R. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (pp. 1240-1243). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. (pdf) (html)

Schultze, U. & Rennecker, J. (2007) "Reframing Online Games: Synthetic Worlds as Media for Organizational Communication," in IFIP International Federation for Information Processing, Vol 236, Virtuality and Virtualization, K. Crowston, S. Sieber & E. Wynne (Eds), Springer: Boston, pp. 335-351. (pdf)

Taylor, P. G., Ballengee-Morris, C., and Carpenter, B. S. (accepted). Digital Visual Culture, Social Networking, and Virtual Worlds: Second Life and Art Education, in Robert Sweeny (Ed.), Digital Visual Culture: Interactions and Intersections in 21st Century Art Education. Reston, VA. National Art Education Association.

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