Team-Based Learning in a 3D Online Environment

April Richardson-Hatcher, Matthew Hazzard, Christopher Bentley, Christena Gazave, Thomas Greenlee, Jennifer Brueckner-Collins

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Team-based learning (TBL) in a 3D online environment is described here. Prehealthcare professional students enrolled in a new regional anatomy course met weekly in the virtual world of Second Life™ for synchronous TBL sessions. Second Life™ provided an immersive online environment for effectively transitioning TBL components into the online domain.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11-14
Number of pages4
JournalMedical Science Educator
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1 2014

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Publisher Copyright:
© 2014, International Association of Medical Science Educators.


  • Anatomy
  • Second Life™
  • Team-based learning
  • Virtual world

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Education


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