The University of Texas Pan-American
 

Tutorials

Taking the time to develop your skills will help you get the most out of your SL experience. This site provides you with tutorials from the most basic level to advanced as well as dates of up coming trainings. We will continue to add more tutorials to this site, please visit often.

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Live Trainings

We offer regular training sessions to our students in the beginning of each semester. For Fall 2014, training dates are listed below.

Before attending a training session you must:

  1. Create an account in Second Life,
    1. go to http://join.secondlife.com/
    2. enter a username (something that you will remember)
    3. choose a look then press Select Avatar
    4. Fill in the fields requested, then select Create Account
    5. then choose Free Account
  2. Sign up for training session: http://utpa.edu/training or http://training.utpa.edu
  3. Be on time! We will not accept anyone attending 5 minutes after session started. 
  4. Those attending the Online Sessions, we will meet at ut panamerican island, follow the instructions given in the getting started section.
 
Date:
Time:
Location:
Trainer:
Other:
8/21/2014 - Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDUC 2.226 Lisa Briones  
8/21/2014 - Thursday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDUC 2.226
Jessica Sanchez

Getting started

need headset w/ mic

8/22/2014 - Friday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDUC 2.226 Jessica Sanchez  
8/22/2014 - Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Virtual online Jessica Sanchez

Getting started

need headset w/ mic

8/22/2014 - Friday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDUC 2.226 Jessica Sanchez  
8/25/2014 - Monday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDUC 2.226 Lisa Briones  
8/25/2014 - Monday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Virtual online Jessica Sanchez

Getting started

need headset w/ mic

8/25/2014 - Monday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDUC 2.226 Jessica Sanchez  
8/27/2014 - Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDUC 2.226 Lisa Briones  
8/27/2014 - Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Virtual online Jessica Sanchez

Getting started

need headset w/ mic

8/27/2014 - Wednesday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDUC 2.226 Jessica Sanchez  
8/28/2014 - Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDUC 2.226 Lisa Briones  
8/28/2014 - Thursday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Virtual online Jessica Sanchez

Getting started

need headset w/ mic

8/28/2014 - Thursday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDUC 2.226 Jessica Sanchez  
8/28/2014 - Thursday 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDUC 2.226 Jessica Sanchez  
8/29/2014 - Friday 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDUC 2.226 Jessica Sanchez  
9/02/2014 - Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDUC 2.226 Lisa Briones  
9/02/2014 - Tuesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Virtual online Jessica Sanchez

Getting started

need headset w/ mic

9/02/2014 - Tuesday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDUC 2.226 Jessica Sanchez  
9/02/2014 - Tuesday 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDUC 2.226 Jessica Sanchez  
9/03/2014 - Wednesday 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDUC 2.226 Jessica Sanchez  
9/04/2014 - Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDUC 2.226 Lisa Briones  
9/04/2014 - Thursday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Virtual online Jessica Sanchez

Getting started

need headset w/ mic

9/04/2014 - Thursday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDUC 2.226 Jessica Sanchez  

Need help? Submit a ticket or check to see if we are online by going to COLTT Help Request

Tip: We have found that Firestorm is a faster more efficient client to login in to our Second Life Campus, if you would like to download  this, go here: http://www.firestormviewer.org/downloads/


 

Tutorials

Click on the links below to view some video tutorials & handouts

Getting Started: (handout)

Logging In

Going to UTPA

Second Life Interface

Basics:

Classroom Basics

Editing Avatar's Appearance

Teaching/Presenting:

Teaching tools

Powerpoints

Uploading Images

Building:

Basic Building

The Marketplace

 

If you would like us to develop a new tutorial, email your requests to secondlife@utpa.edu.

 

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