Dec 12

Second Life Learning Dec 11-17 2007

Category: Education, Prims, Second Life Learning by Stone Culdesac

Here are some of this week’s classes and opportunities to learn about Second Life, prims, scripting, new resident info, etc. When you are inworld, the easiest way to find some of these classes is to use the search function. Once you open up search, click on events and search for things like TUi, Rockcliffe, Fisherman’s Cove, Slate, etc, to bring up the classes they are offering. TUi easily offers the most classes out of all of them.

From: Rockcliffe University SLURL: here When: Dec 14, 2007 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (Friday) PRM100W: Fundamentals of Prims-Adv. Prim Workshop - Rockcliffe University Advanced Prim Workshop Instructor: Kianeira MacDiarmid Location: RUSLC Classroom A Prerequisites: PRM101-104 (recommended) Course Fee: $0L Materials: Included Duration: 1 hr

The PRM100W workshops are a complement to the PRM100 lecture series on the Fundamental of Prims. This series of workshops is designed to give the student an 80% hands on approach on learning to work with prims.

In this series, the student will work with one or more objects that can be created using multiple prims depending on the time available. The workshop will last approximately one hour during which time the student will create objects with practical application to their experience in Second Life.

This forum also provides additional time with a Design Instructor to discuss topics related to the PRM100 lecture series where the student requires additional clarification and/or guidance.

From: Rockcliffe University SLURL: here When: Dec 14, 2007 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (Friday) PRM100W: Fundamentals of Prims - One Prim Workshop - Rockcliffe University 1 Prim Workshop - Beginners Instructor: Kianeira MacDiarmid Location: RUSLC Classroom A Prerequisites: PRM101-104 (recommended) Course Fee: $0L Materials: Included Duration: 1 hr

The PRM100W workshops are a complement to the PRM100 lecture series on the Fundamental of Prims. This series of workshops is designed to give the student an 80% hands-on approach on learning to work with prims.

In this series, the student will work with one or more objects that can be created by a single prim depending on the time available. The workshop will last approximately one hour during which time the student will create objects with practical application to their experience in Second Life.

This forum also provides additional time with a Design Instructor to discuss topics related to the PRM100 lecture series where the student requires additional clarification and/or guidance.

From: Rockcliffe University SLURL: here When: Dec 15, 2007 10:00 am - 11:00 am (Saturday) PRM107: Fundamentals of Prims - Techniques I - Rockcliffe University Instructor: Kianeira MacDiarmid Location: RUSLC Classroom A Course Fee: $0L Materials: Included Duration: 1 hr Prerequisites: PRM103

This class covers the advanced methods of controlling the building environment. The course assumes an intermediate working level of prim transformations including working with camera angles and basic prim transformations.

In this class we will cover:

1. Restricting Prim Selection 2. Showing Hidden Properties 3. Working with Grid Units 4. Working with Different Ruler Modes

A copy of the power point slides from the class may be purchased from the bookstore if the student desires; however these are not a requirement for the class.

From: Rockcliffe University SLURL: here When: Dec 15, 2007 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (Saturday) PRM108: Fundamentals of Prims - Techniques II - Rockcliffe University Instructor: Kianeira MacDiarmid Location: RUSLC Classroom A Course Fee: $0L Materials: Included Duration: 1 hr Prerequisites: PRM107

This class covers methods of working with multiple prims. The course assumes an intermediate working level of prim transformations including working with camera angles, basic prim transformations, and rulers.

In this class we will cover:

1. Duplicating Objects 2. Linking and Unlinking 3. Properties of the Root Prim 4. Storage and Retrieval Methods

A copy of the power point slides from the class may be purchased from the bookstore if the student desires; however these are not a requirement for the class.

From: Slate SLURL: here When: Dec 12, 2007 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm (Wednesday) New Resident Q&A - Lost? Not sure where to go or what to do? Confused by all the buzzwords floating about?

Don’t get stressed out, join us at the New Resident Q&A where you can get all the answers to all your Second Life Questions!

The New Resident Q&A is the oldest New Resident Educational event and is run by one of the OLDEST Second Life Community members, Bob Bunderfeld. Bob Bunderfeld has been involved in the Second Life Community since April 2003 and served as a long-term Mentor until this past summer.

Join us at the Slate Docks and get your Second Life questions answered by someone who’s been there, by someone who cares!

From: Eson SLURL: here When: Dec 17, 2007 7:00 am - 8:00 am (Monday) ^ASL^ Texture Basics & Practice - The Academy of Second Learning Presents… Texture Basics & Practice Instructor - Ziyal Ochs

In this class you will learn the basics of using textures in Second Life including theory and background information about textures; how to upload and download textures; and getting hands-on practice using textures by building a little lamp for your nightstand.

This class is INTERMEDIATE.

PREREQUISITES: ^ASL^ Basic Building 101 and ^ASL^ Basic Building 102 Students should be able to do the following comfortably: rez prims; work with basic functions in the Object tab of the Build window; link, name, and save objects; and apply textures and colors to objects.

From: TUi SLURL: here When: Dec 12, 2007 3:00 am - 4:30 pm (Wednesday) TUi NEO LVL3: Living Room - It’s a fast-paced Level 3 class, should be very familiar with texturing, rezzing objects, copying and resizing prims.

Do you want to sit and relax or even to invite your friend to chat in your living room, but you can’t afford those expensive design furnitures you see when shopping! So come to TUi and learn to build your own Sofa, Curtines and Carpet.

From: TUi SLURL: here When: Dec 12, 2007 6:00 am - 6:45 am (Wednesday) TUi NEO LVL1: Spinning Sculpted Tip Jar - “Money makes the world go round…..”

Everybody needs one, everybody wants one, and YOU can BUILD one :)
Come down to TUi and build a simple but stylish sculpted tip jar with me!
This tip jar automatically displays your name and total amount donated in hovertext, thanks the donors and spins slowly.

This class is for BEGINNERS who do not have any significant building experience. Class focus will be set on using sculpt maps, texturing and copying prims and adding scripts into prims.

All materials (textures, sculpt maps and scripts) are included in this class.

From: TUi SLURL: here When: Dec 12, 13, 2007 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Wednesday/Thursday) TUi NEO LVL 2 Holiday Bear with music - Winter holidays are coming soon! Did you remember to get your sweetheart a present? Or maybe you are in the mood to give your self a sweet cuddly present?

Come make a teddy bear with holiday fabrics and he plays holiday music when touched! What could be sweeter?

From: TUi SLURL: here When: Dec 12, 2007 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (Wednesday) TUi NEO LVL2: Traditional Fireplace - This is a LEVEL 2 class for the builder wishing to expand his/her building skills. Students must have a basic knowledge of prims, as well as the edit window and texturing, prior to attending.

“Chestnuts roasting on an open fire” - but what if you have no fire, what do you do?

Build one!

This fireplace will be built to perfection by your very own skilled hands. Soon you will be able to cuddle up in front of your own ~Traditional~ Fireplace .. with the one you love..and roast your nuts!!
(Nuts will be provided)
Please note: class will be restricted to 15 so please arrive early to be sure of a place.

Notes, with advice on texturing with tiles, will be available at the end of class.

From: TUi SLURL: here When: Dec 12, 13, 2007 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm (Wednesday) TUi NEO LVL3: xmas Snow Globe @ TUi - Keep Frosty from melting this spring by encasing him in your very own blizzard ball! The weather is always snowy inside so it’s the perfect way to preserve your favorite snow person all year round and they look pretty neat too. Allow your true creativity to unleash in an encouraging atomsphere! Learn all there is about making 3D Prims, changing the partical properties and more!

Focus of class: Building and Particals
Prerequisites: able to complete a LVL 2 class easily
Duration: 1.5
Products included in class: Dozens of Textures and all scripts needed!

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