Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Virtual IU opening doors for executive education - Erika D. Smith, Indianapolis Star

With gas prices running high and time running low for executives in real life, Indiana University is turning to the virtual world of Second Life with its Kelley Executive Partners program. Starting Monday, the mostly midcareer members of the program can visit a virtual island, complete with buildings modeled after IU's Bloomington campus. All that's needed is a Web connection. The goal, IU officials say, is to make the Executive Partners, already heavy on online distance learning, more immersive.

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