Open Wide: Dental Training in a Virtual World
The University of Maryland-Baltimore, the oldest dental school in the US, will be the first school to offer virtual training to dentists at its Baltimore Virtual Dental School, set to open later this year in Second Life, according to SLentrepreneur.
“We have developed a virtual world where students and faculty can collaborate and train,” Dr. Carroll-Ann Trotman, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, told SLE. “Second Life enables us to reach students around the world in ways that were practically impossible before. It is a global outreach.”
The new facility will be housed on three floors, compared to the nine floors of ...