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Sloan-C 2008 presentation, Orlando, Florida – November 6, 2008.

Session 3, Room: Curacao 1, 1:40p.m. – 2:15p.m.

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An Introduction and Machinima about SL: http://www.silverandgoldie.com/linden_congress.htm
A presentation on SL and SUNY explaining what i hope to do in the future.

To get started you have to do 2 things:
1. Join: https://secure-web2.secondlife.com/join/
2. Download: http://secondlife.com/community/downloads.php

Once you are in SL:

  • Take your time on getting oriented.
  • Don’t get hung up on your avatar’s appearance.
  • Explore and meet people. Ask questions.
  • Take pictures.
  • Watch others build.
  • Take tutorials and workshops and go to sandboxes to practice what you learn.
  • Join some groups.

Find me in SL and send me an invitation to be friends – avatar name: Alejandra Subagja
my home in SL: http://slurl.com/secondlife/SUNY%20Learning%20Network/128/128/0

The Basics:
walking, flying, using camera controls, creating landmarks, using the map, et home, force sun
Communication: chat, IM, history window, friends
Simple building tutorial: http://slurl.com/secondlife/ANGEL%20Learning%20Isle/18/165/29
Avatar:ng, inventory, free stuff

Some Second Life locations to visit (you need to have download SL and created your avatar to visit these SL locations):

Some internet Links on SL:

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