Ideas for Classroom Applications
Idea 3 - Role play interaction
Voice Chat in Second Life: Set Up
After the set up, you will have a white spot above your avatar's head. (Showed by the blue circle)
Press on the "Talk" button and speak into the microphone.
A green wave appear where the white spot was when you are speaking.
Click on the button next to the "Talk" button to
turn on the Active Speakers panel. In the panel, you
can adjust the volume level of different people by the
After the student set up according to the above instructions,
they can play different roles in the virtual
environment, and interact with each other according
to pre-set scenarios.
Loudspeakers and individual headsets with microphone
are not part of the standard setup of computers
in the PolyU laboratories. Therefore, students can
ONLY use text communication in class, not voice.
Class sizes over 20 students are not recommended.