MERLOT in Second Life

The university of Oregon has decided to create an environment in Second LIfe that mimics the real-life campus (they even state that the main building is an exact replica). Personally, I’m not convinced that re-creating something that exists in real life, with all its restrictions, is the best way to explroe the creativitiy and freedom that could be possible in a computer-generated virtual world, but that’s just my opinion …

Here’s a link to news about the MERLOT campus:

http://grapevine.merlot.org/index.html#news03

and here’s the video:

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