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Second Life and Disability

Sheila Yoshikawa discusses how Second Life has created a hospitable environment for people with disabilities. She talks with Alice Krueger, President of Virtual Ability Inc. and founder of Virtual…

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Education and Networking in Virtual Worlds

Sheila Yoshikawa, in the virtual world of Second Life, interviews Stylianos Mystakidis, Learning Innovator, Library of the University of Patras, Greece, and Beth O’Connell, a school librarian…

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Welcome to a Virtual World

In this video, Sheila Webber, a Senior Lecturer in the Information School at the University of Sheffield, introduces her avatar, Sheila Yoshikawa. From within Second Life, Sheila explains what a…

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Types of Play in Virtual Worlds

Sheila Yoshikawa, in the virtual world of Second Life, provides a whirlwind tour of virtual play. This ranges from funfairs to thoughtful ‘play’ and re-creations which help people come to…

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