jokaydia Newbie Tours


As part of our program of events, the jokaydian Community will be hosting a free monthly Newbie Tour! The aim of these events is to provide educators who are new to Second Life with a fun and informative info session that fast-tracks your basic Second Life skills!

Click on the links to access:

Each Newbie Session will include a range of activitie which help participants to understand:
  • Camera Tools
  • Using Objects in Second Life
  • Creating and Editing Your Avatar
  • Landmarks and Notecards
  • Communication Tools

We will also plan simple activities and visit to various spaces as part of the event to sure that newbie activies are both informative AND fun! ;)

If you have a larger group and wish to arrange a special tour event, please IM jokay Wollongong or email: joannamkay@gmail.com.


The Newbie Tour Schedule


The following dates have been planned. Please note that they are subject to change. Check the jokaydia Blog Events page for the full calendar of events.

The following times are listed in AEST - Australian Standard Time and SLT - Second Life time, which is equivalent to San Francisco time or PST. PLEASE use the Fixed World Clock at Timeanddate.com to check your local times!

Date & Time

Event Details

Other Notes

Wed 4th Feb

8pm AEST / 1am SLT

Check your local time here

jokaydia Newbie Event 1


Join us at the Newbie Garden (SLurl) for basic tips and tricks and a general newbie introduction to Second Life. We will include:
  • Using the Camera Tools
  • Using Objects in Second Life
  • Creating and Editing Your Avatar
  • Landmarks and Notecards
  • Communication Tools

After the skills part of our event we will take a tour of jokaydia and check out some of the resources available there.
Facilitators:
  • jokay Wollongong
Sat 14th March

2pm AEST / Fri 13th March, 8pm SLT
Check your local time here

jokaydia Newbie Event 2


Join us at the Newbie Garden (SLurl) for basic tips and tricks and a general newbie introduction to Second Life. We will include:
  • Using the Camera Tools
  • Using Objects in Second Life
  • Creating and Editing Your Avatar
  • Landmarks and Notecards
  • Communication Tools

After the skills part of our event we will take a tour of jokaydia and check out some of the resources available there.

Wed 8 April

8pm AEST / 3am SLT
Check your local time here

jokaydia Newbie Event 3


Join us at Edusquare (SLurl) for basic tips and tricks and a general newbie introduction to Second Life. We will include:
  • Using the Camera Tools
  • Using Objects in Second Life
  • Creating and Editing Your Avatar
  • Landmarks and Notecards
  • Communication Tools

After the skills part of our event we will take a tour of jokaydia and check out some of the resources available there, as well as touring to a couple of educational projects in Second Life to explore.

Sat 16 May

2pm AEST / Fri 15th May, 9pm SLT
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jokaydia Newbie Event 4


Details TBA

Wed 17 June

8pm AEST / 3am SLT

Check your local time here

jokaydia Newbie Event 5


Details TBA

Sat 11 July

2pm AEST / Fri 10 July, 9pm SLT
Check your local time here

jokaydia Newbie Event 6


Details TBA

Wed 12 Aug

8pm AEST / 3am SLT
Check your local time here

jokaydia Newbie Event 7


Details TBA



Useful Resources for Newbies


There are a range of useful resources available online for users who are new to Second Life, including:


Comments and Feedback


The Islands of jokaydia and our events program are ongoing projects and we love your feedback! If you'd like to share other suggestions, comments or ideas please use the Discussion tools here. Looking forward to hearing from you!!