Author: Clare Atkins

About Clare Atkins'

Dr Clare Atkins ("Arwenna Stardust" in Second Life) is Research Leader and a Senior Lecturer in IT at Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology, located in in New Zealand's South Island. Currently responsible for the development of NMIT’s presence in Second Life with the islands of Koru and Kowhai, Clare has a strong conviction that the use of multi-user virtual environments will have lasting changes on tertiary education. She has been a Second Life resident since November 2006 and is the SLENZ Project Leader at Second Life Education New Zealand.

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Community in Distributed Spaces

I have lost track of the number of times over the last few weeks that I have been somewhere in the OpenSim grid and heard someone say “This is like Second Life in the...