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 Virtual Professional Experience
 Innovative assessment using a 3D virtual world with
 pre-service teachers

VirtualPrex is a mechanism whereby pre-service teachers can gain skills, confidence and techniques to support their real life professional experience prior to practicum by the use of virtual worlds.
About the Project
How to use SL and VirtualPREX tools
VirtualPREX classrooms

VirtualPREX role-plays
Contacts - Project Team

Sponsored by:

ALTCSupport for this project has been provided by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council Ltd, an initiative of the Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations. The views expressed in this website do not necessarily reflect the views of the Australian Learning and Teaching Council.

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Some Tips on How to Use Second Life with VirtualPREX
Using VirtalPREX Classrooms
Information provided below is a reminder of how to use certain menus from Second Life and some of the tools that are used by the avatars in the VirtualPREX role-play exercises.

Second Life Tips

VirtualPREX Tips (these are found in the VirtualPREX classrooms or are animations on the VirtualPREX child avatars)
Animating avatar
Daylight settings
Avatar pointing
Talking through text chat
Camera controls (how your avatar views things)

More comprehensive information on how to use Second Life can be found on the Virtual Classrooms website:

Sloodle HUD (Heads Up Display)
Write on chalkboard
Dice (using dice in a lesson)
Books on table (use during lesson, pages turn, different images)
Whiteboard (Code of Conduct, Foundation Handwriting, Adding Fractions)
Dados (multiple games and gestures)
Reading Rug
Interactive Whiteboard
Clock and images on walls
Reading (animinate avatar to read - with book in hand)
Writing (animate avatar to write - with pen and book in hands)

Ignore spelling mistakes and bad grammar. If someone can understand what you have said, you don't have to correct yourself.

Project Member Institutions UNEDEHub Logo

Curtin    CSU       RMIT