Will there be any sessions in SL to follow-up with these discussions to demonstrate how these best practices can best be used? I have been quietly following these posts and discussions, but am having trouble as they are a bit abstract for me. That is one of the reasons I have not been active in SL, as I have not experienced some of the benefits that others certainly see.
I like your model, and hope to learn more about it. Does it support or account for helping the learners who are overwhelmed or technically challenged or pressed for time and just want to get to the piont (of whatever learning is needed)? I am thinking about some of my more quantitative students who, when facing something creative, at times just want to "get to the stuff I need to know," and may not be intersted in the virtual world experience. It is rare that I hear "Just tell me (lecture) what I need to know (for the test)," but I can imagine it for some who are easily distracted.
Thank you for facilitating this session. I wish it were longer as there is quite a bit here.