Language Learning and Teaching with the aid of Technology
Second Life launches its new Second Life Viewer 2. It looks a lot easier to use than the current viewer - it leans quite a lot on standard Web browsers with which people are likely to be familiar, and it may shorten the learning curve for newbies.
Here is Linden Lab's Introduction to Second Life Viewer 2 on YouTube:
Go direct to the YouTube website for further tutorials on Viewer 2:
See also Nergiz Kern's wiki, Teaching in Second Life, in which she describes and demonstrates some of the new viewer's capabilities.
This video clip of an Interview between Robert Scoble and Mark Kingdon, CEO of Linden Labs, includes a brief preview of what the new viewer looks like. It also includes a lot of general information on what SL is all about.