Virtual learning environments: second life

Nurse Educ. 2010 Nov-Dec;35(6):225-7. doi: 10.1097/NNE.0b013e3181f7e943.


In this bimonthly series, the authors examine how nurse educators can use the Internet and Web-based computer technologies such as search, communication, collaborative writing tools; social networking and social bookmarking sites; virtual worlds; and Web-based teaching and learning programs. The editor of this column and her coauthor describes how the virtual world of Second Life can be used in nursing education.

MeSH terms

  • Computer Simulation
  • Education, Nursing / organization & administration*
  • Educational Technology / organization & administration*
  • Faculty, Nursing*
  • Humans
  • Internet / organization & administration
  • Learning*
  • Teaching*
  • United States
  • User-Computer Interface*