October 10, 2010
Sedat Akayoglu presents his research in Second Life, a study on the functions of social presence observed in a course carried out in Second Life (SL) and entitled Advanced Reading and Writing offered at Middle East Technical University Department of Foreign Language Education. In the first part of the presentation, the content of the course and how the tasks were carried out in SL will be described. After that, the data collection and data analysis procedure will be told with statistical data. This study might help educators, researchers and teachers to better understand SL environment in terms of the aforementioned social presence functions.