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Student service goes virtual

Tags: John Rowe Second life Student Services Student Support Virtual environments

The Student Services area provides students with information, connections to campus services, and the unique opportunity to walk through the campus areas via Second Life.

Virtual worlds for authentic learning and internationalisation

Tags: health sciences nursing and midwifery Robin Watts Second life Virtual environments

Professor Robin Watts and her team have developed a virtual version of the Wounds West clinic where students meet a patient called Mrs Swipe. Students are required to assess her wound, determine a treatment plan and follow-up. The patient’s health and well-being will reflect the effectiveness of the choices made. A simple omission, such as forgetting to wash hands, can result in a decline in the patients condition.