Education & Nonprofits
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Learning in a virtual world? See examples of education and nonprofits in Second Life, the leader solution for virtual meetings, events, training and simulations.
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Presented by the Boomer Esiason Foundation, this region aims to educate the general public about cystic fibrosis, provides valuable resources to sufferers, and is a fun place to relax and socialize with the CF community.View this destination »
Visit the Second Life campus of the University of Western Australia, a place for teaching, research, art and architecture.View this destination »
See what the students at DePaul's College of Computing and Digital Media have created on the school's official campus. A monastery, pirate ship, manor house, and bell tower are just a few of the attractions to explore.View this destination »
Take a fascinating, up-close and personal tour of the male reproductive system courtesy of the OSU medical department. You'll ride through giant animated models of the male testes with full text and audio explanations provided.View this destination »
Despite not being suitable for the squeamish, this simulation of a forensic pathology service has been built by a real life practitioner. It holds educational lectures about autopsy procedures and explains what we can learn from them.View this destination »
Initiative by the Chinese Studies Program at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, designed to complement traditional classroom tuition with context-based, hands-on learning in the virtual environment of Second Life.View this destination »
Visit the offices of several environmental organizations in SL, including the Sierra Club, OneWorld.net, American Wildlife Rescue, and TechSoup's GreenTech Initiative. ECO Commons provides a network for environmentally-focused nonprofits to promote awareness, community-building and education efforts.View this destination »
Visit a project that replicates some of the most important pre-Hispanic buildings in Peru. Developed by the Universidad de San Martin de Porres in Second Life, this work is the result of a research team aimed at understanding how virtual worlds can better connect teachers with students.View this destination »
USQ Island is home to the Australian university which offers undergraduate and postgraduate level courses on-campus, off-campus, and via online study.View this destination »
Home to the College of Medicine at the University of South Florida. Includes information on the various schools and departments, including nursing, public health, continuing education, and the Shimberg Library.View this destination »
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