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Realspace teaching

CyberOne started yesterday at HLS, and today I had the opportunity to attend the second lecture. (The Extension School / Second Life class has no formal kickoff, though the courseware, wiki, and other websites went live this weekend). I haven’t been in a law school class since 2002, so sitting in the classroom again was […]

CyberOne open for registration

CyberOne, the course offered jointly by Harvard Law School and the Harvard Extension School, is now open for registration.

CyberOne in the Boston Phoenix

CyberOne landed front-page coverage in this week’s Boston Phoenix supplemental Education section. (See also “Does your life suck?,” earlier coverage from the Phoenix, and Virtual Marketing: Firms create online worlds as new way to reach big audiences in the Globe). Writes Kate Cohen, who attended one of our team meetings: For those accustomed to traditional […]

Berkman Island featured in PopSci’s “Rough Guide to Second Life”

Berkman Island, which will host the CyberOne course, was featured in the September issue of Popular Science (no article yet on their site). The article describes another educational effort already underway — Wells Fargo’s branded island to teach financial responsibility (though a quick Google search shows that they subsequently abandoned the effort — the new […]

CyberOne: Law in the Court of Public Opinion

This course, the brainchild of Professor Charles Nesson, focuses on “persuasive, empathic argument in the Internet space.” Its unique pedagogical fingerprint is its attempt to teach it simultaneously in real-space (on the Harvard Law School campus) and virtual space (through Second Life). Students from anywhere in the world may enroll in the virtual course via […]