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 Spring 2014, training dates are listed below. Before attending a training session you must:

  1. Create an account in Second Life,
    1. go to http://secondlife.com
    2. select Play for Free
    3. Need help, look at getting started
  2. Sign up for training session: http://utpa.edu/training 
  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:
1/9/2014 - Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDUC 2.226 Jessica Sanchez  
1/9/2014 - Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Virtual online Jessica Sanchez Getting started
1/9/2014 - Thursday 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDUC 2.226 Jessica Sanchez  
1/10/2014 - Friday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDUC 2.226 Jessica Sanchez  
1/10/2014 - Friday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Virtual online Jessica Sanchez Getting started
1/10/2014 - Friday 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDUC 2.226 Jessica Sanchez  
1/14/2014 - Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDUC 2.226 Lisa Briones  
1/14/2014 - Tuesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Virtual online Jessica Sanchez Getting started
1/14/2014 - Tuesday 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDUC 2.226 Lisa Briones  
1/14/2014 - Tuesday 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM EDUC 2.226 Jessica Sanchez  
1/15/2014 - Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDUC 2.226 Lisa Briones  
1/15/2014 - Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Virtual online Jessica Sanchez Getting started
1/15/2014 - Wednesday 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDUC 2.226 Lisa Briones  
1/15/2014 - Wednesday 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM EDUC 2.226 Jessica Sanchez  
1/16/2014 - Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDUC 2.226 Lisa Briones  
1/16/2014 - Thursday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Virtual online Jessica Sanchez Getting started
1/16/2014 - Thursday 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDUC 2.226 Lisa Briones  
1/16/2014 - Thursday 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM EDUC 2.226 Jessica Sanchez  
1/21/2014 - Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDUC 2.226 Lisa Briones  
1/21/2014 - Tuesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Virtual online Jessica Sanchez Getting started
1/21/2014 - Tuesday 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDUC 2.226 Lisa Briones  
1/21/2014 - Tuesday 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM EDUC 2.226 Jessica Sanchez  
1/22/2014 - Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDUC 2.226 Lisa Briones  
1/22/2014 - Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Virtual online Jessica Sanchez Getting started
1/22/2014 - Wednesday 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDUC 2.226 Lisa Briones  

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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