Virtual interactive environments such as Second Life are emerging as innovative tools that can support and enhance learning in various educational domains. However, for the educational practitioner new to these environments, developing educational settings and activities in a virtual environment can appear to be technically complex and beyond their area of expertise. This case study describes some of the technical challenges encountered and the solutions derived during the development of a virtual world for the delivery of a health science interprofessional communications course.
deJong E, Chodos D, Kuras P, Boechler P, Stroulia E, Carbonaro M, et al. Technical Challenges and Solutions: Creating Virtual Environments for a Health Science Interprofessional Course. The Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice. 2011 Oct 01;9(4), Article 7.