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This wiki is about Infolit iSchool, the Second Life island owned by Sheffield University. The SLURL of the island is http://slurl.com/secondlife/Infolit%20iSchool/132/194/22/



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So far this wiki has information about past events (including links to chatlogs etc.), a calendar of future events and some material about the island (a video, links to presentations etc). Information on the interventions that have taken place on the island will be added shortly.



Infolit iSchool is used for learning, teaching, networking and continuing professional development. In 2007/8 the chief activities were

1) activities for students in the Department of Information Studies, University of Sheffield, and

2) for any Second Life residents interested in information literacy and/or education, since a majot activity has been a programme of discussions and presentations (see Past Events page)


Use is expanding to other parts of the University for 2008/9.


Brief history

Infolit iSchool was created in October 2007. It was funded for its initial year by the Centre for Inquiry Based Learning in the Arts and Social Sciences, through a grant given to Sheila Webber, in real life a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Information Studies, University of Sheffield. She is Sheila Yoshikawa in Second Life, currently owner of Infolit iSchool.



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