A few orientational and education-related locations in SL.
There are also general SL orientation training camps on Dell Island (yes, it’s Dell Computers) and IBM:
Knowledge Palace, Knowledge Navigation Nexus
A “public space with over 1000 fun objects, useful freebies and Magic Gates that give landmarks to the best things to do in SL”, it’s best used as a kind of 3D classified directory of useful places in SL. Worth exploring.
Inventory, building & scripting
free items for newbies
The Particle Laboratory
CISM in The Knowledge Zone
Second Life places (Schome)
An annotated listing of education-related Second Life places from the Schome site of the Open University
Campus: Second Life
Education UK Island
“The space is available to everyone, but our key focus is for UK educationalists from all sectors: schools, Post 16 – ACL, PCDL, FE, OLASS, HE, WBL, VCS, Cultural etc to participate in the development of the island as a learning environment, as a play and practice area for educators and as a collaborative space for sharing experiences of learning and teaching in Second Life.”
RL Student Orientation Area – SL Practice Stations
“Where RL students can practice their SL skills… There are a number of practice stations located here for your use. It does not matter in what order you complete the tasks. We suggest you work in teams, so you can learn from each other”
“Customize your very own Dell computer in our Second Life factory”
SL Things To Do
A personal web review by a SL resident of places worth a visit in Second Life. Some universities, some museums.