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Nursing Informatics Student SL Practicum Outcomes
Mar 16 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Toni Hebda/IndianapolisCCN (Avatar)
Educators and Trainers
Karen West/Atlanta Highmist
Support and Help Communities

Learning outcomes for students completing a practicum in Second Life were compared against those completing a traditional practicum using a quantitative, quasi-experimental, post-test-only study. An adaptation of the Nursing Informatics Competency Assessment Level 3 and Level 4 (NICA L3/L4) instrument, which included only level-three competencies, was used. Interim findings, study issues, and possible implications are discussed.

Participants will be able to provide an overview of SL as an option for graduate student practicum.
Participants will be able to discuss interim study findings and implications for future practicum experiences.

Track: Creativity and Innovation in Design, Practice, and Learning
Format: Spotlight Presentation
Accessibility: Voice & Provide a written script during the presentation

Waiting for the VR Evolution
Mar 17 @ 04:00 PM – 05:00 PM

Facilitator: Paul Rudman/PD Alchemi (Avatar)
Assistant: Zia Rivera-Clarkson/Amari DiRicchezi (Avatar)

Meet us at our quadrivium where we hope to entice you into a discussion on the VR Evolution. For many who have embraced change and have been early adopters, waiting for the rest of the world to catch up has not been easy. Join us for a discussion on surviving until the change happens and catches up to everyone else. Bring your ideas and join us for an engaging quadrivium discussion.

Track: VRevolution
Format: Networking Quadrivium
Accessibility: Voice & Transcriptionist