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U.C. Irvine Set to Offer 4-Year Degree in Virtual Worlds

on December 7, 2009

U.C. Irvine’s new Center for Computer Games and Virtual Worlds puts them at the forefront of synthetic sociology.

Universities are finding that holding at least some of their classroom instruction in Second Life or other virtual worlds is facilitating online education. Plus it is preparing students for the future, as business also are using virtual worlds for training and meetings.

“Innovation in education keeps the field relevant, and if schools bound down by tradition and old-school alumni fail to innovate, they’ll find the old Ivy wilting as a new crop comes up around the country.”

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