A Virtual Learning Community for UT Arlington

October 2015

After a year of sponsorship through faculty in the College of Education, UT Arlington in Second Life found a new benefactor in the UT Arlington Center for Distance Education.

September 2011

Beginning September 1, 2011, UT Arlington in Second Life became the UT Arlington College of Nursing in Second Life. Look for exciting developments in nursing education utilizing virtual worlds for simulations, collaboration, research and distance learning through the coming year!

September 2010

Thanks to generous support from Dr. Donald Bobbitt, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs; Dr. Gerald Saxon, Dean of the Library; Prof. Elizabeth Poster, Dean of Nursing; and Prof. Beth Wright, Dean of Liberal Arts, the UT Arlington Second Life project will continue through the 2010-2011 academic year.

Planned for Spring 2011:

Planned for Fall 2010:

September 2009

The UT System, through its Transforming Undergraduate Education initiative, has provided all UT System institutions the opportunity to extend their campuses beyond their physical boundaries in a new way: through the virtual world of Second Life.

The Building Immersive Instructional Experiences and Learning Communities in Second Life project has funded the initial infrastructure - the rest is up to us!

What do we have?

What can we do?

What people are saying:

Want to learn more? Wondering how to do any of the above? Let us know! We can make it happen!


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Nursing Education Events

Nov. 18, 2015:
"Simulation Redefined: Virtual vs. Mannequin-based" - more info

Past events

NBC 5 TV - "Learning in a Virtual World"

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