Although not all of the webcasts from ULiveandLearn are necessarily of interest or relevant, this free service provides yet one more option for continuing education/professional development. The first one discussing Second Life sound interesting at the moment.
“…You may register for the August/September webcasts at http://www.uliveandlearn.com/PortalInnovate/. Webcasts will be archived and available in the webcast section of the article and in the Innovate-Live portal archive shortly after the webcast. All times are Eastern Time (New York). You may use the world clock at http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/ to coordinate with your time zone.
We open with an article by Nancy Evans, Thalia M. Mulvihill, and Nancy J. Brooks who argue that Second Life and similar multiuser virtual environments can provide a sense of presence and community that satisfies these needs while offering all of the benefits of online education. [See http://www.innovateonline.info/index.php?view=article&id=537&action=article] Their webcast is scheduled for September 17th at 1:00 PM ET…”
Check out the schedule for other webcasts of interest/relevance! You do have to register on the site, however, to view the schedule.