Mainland Mentor Coaches Class Schedule

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The following classes are offered by Second Life Mentor Coaches. These classes are not endorsed or run by Linden Lab.


Weekend of Learning @ Tenera August 15th, 16th & 17th

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The Second Life mentors are hosting a Weekend of Learning at their Headquarters at Tenera where they share their wealth of information in a weekend packed full of classes. Feed-icon.svg subscribe to this feed


Friday, August 15th

Title: Q&A Session
Hosted by: Tauwra Dingson
Date: 15-Aug-2008 (Friday)
SL Time: 6 AM SLT
Length: 1 hour
Location: Tenera (area 2)D
Language: English
RSVP: (none required)
Description: Have questions about Second Life? Come and get them answered! From Newbie to Oldbie questions. Don't have any questions? Then just come listen and learn!



Title: Introduction to Scripting
Hosted by: Simon Kline
Date: 15-Aug-2008 (Friday)
SL Time: 9 PM SLT
Length: 1 hour
Location: Tenera (area 3)D
Language: English
RSVP: (none required)
Description: Scripting brings your objects to life! If you've always wanted to learn how to script but been too scared to try fear no more! We're going to reveal the smoke and mirrors and show you the basics of scripting.

Notes: This class is aimed at absolute beginners! After the class you'll get to take home a notecard / landmark giver that YOU made!


Saturday, August 16th

Title: Building I.1 Camera Controls, Positioning and Rotating of Prims
Hosted by: Lara Shepherd
Date: 16-Aug-2008 (Saturday)
SL Time: 10 AM SLT
Length: 1 hour
Location: Tenera (Sandbox)D
Language: English
RSVP: (none required)
Description: Building I is designed for people who are totally new to building. Today we will learn all about camera controls and positioning prims - an essential skill for all types of building. By the end of class, you will be able to use the camera controls to help you quickly rotate and position many different types of prims!




Title: Everything You Wanted to Know About Second Life Mentors...
Hosted by: Skye Galileo
Date: 16-Aug-2008 (Saturday)
SL Time: 2 PM SLT
Length: 1 hour
Location: Tenera Area 1D
Language: English
RSVP: (none required)
Description: but were afraid to ask! Well, fear not! Come out and meet veteran mentor Skye Galileo who will talk a little bit about the Second LIfe Mentoring program and answer your questions about the Mentor experience from the perspective of someone who's been doing it for nearly two years. Whether you have always been curious about Mentors or you'd like to find out if the Mentoring program is right for you, bring your questions and curiosity to Tenera for a fun and informative hour.




Title: Scripting Lights
Hosted by: Simon Kline
Date: 16-Aug-2008 (Saturday)
SL Time: 3 PM SLT
Length: 1 hour
Location: Tenera (area 3)D
Language: English
RSVP: (none required)
Description: How do you make a light from a prim? How do you change it's colour and brightness? How do you make a script do that? All these questions and more will be answered in a fun filled class!

During the class we'll look at how to create lights using the Build window, then we'll look at how to manipulate them using scripts. Class materials and funny jokes provided ^^



Title: Kids on the Grid
Hosted by: Shadow Pidgeon
Date: 16-Aug-2008 (Saturday)
SL Time: 6 PM SLT
Length: 30 min
Location: Tenera (area 1)D
Language: English
RSVP: (none required)
Description: Most of us have come across an under age player and wondered what, if anything, we should do about it.

Notes: This is NOT about child avatars or Ageplay.


Sunday, August 17th

Title: Basic group and land managing
Hosted by: Biancaluce Robbiani
Date: 17-Aug-2008 (Sunday)
SL Time: 11 AM SLT
Length: 1 hour
Location: Tenera (area 2)D
Language: English
RSVP: (none required)
Description: Easy escursus on how to manage your newly acquired land options and how to deed land to group + what is the about land window. This class is totally free and given in easy english language, suitable for foreign residents.

No skills required



Title: Q&A Session
Hosted by: Tid Kidd
Date: 17-Aug-2008 (Sunday)
SL Time: 12 PM SLT
Length: 1 hour
Location: Tenera (area 1)D
Language: English
RSVP: (none required)
Description: (Mainly for newbies, but everyone welcome - inventory, clothing, money, shopping, nightclubs, animations, snapshots, education, simple building questions, simple land questions, Search, editing, basic permissions, volunteering, groups, gestures, Abuse, crashes and lag .... you name it, I will try to answer! As long as your questions do not involve "techie" hardware knowledge, or scripting LOL)



Title: Streaming on Parcels and related Scripting
Hosted by: Salahzar Stenvaag
Date: 17-Aug-2008 (Sunday)
SL Time: 1 PM SLT
Length: 90 min
Location: Ishtar Lagoon (Italian Buddhists)D
Language: English
RSVP: (none required)
Description: While a bit advanced, the ability of streaming video web pages and information on a parcel is quite important and a frequently asked question from associations, individuals and no profit organizations.

Class is divided in two parts:

in the first part you will learn how to manage the streaming parcel properties in a parcel, with specific caveats on group owned land and deeding issues.

In the second part we will see how to build an elementary object able to change streaming properties and to display movies, webpages etc on a parcel.

Find class material at following link: Streaming class


Notes: You should be already a bit knowleadgeable on basics of group handling and simple scripting.


Title: Edit your profile
Hosted by: Juko Tempel
Date: 17-Aug-2008 (Sunday)
SL Time: 4 PM SLT
Length: 1 hour
Location: Tenera (area 1)D
Language: English
RSVP: (none required)
Description: What does your avatar profile say about you? A blank profile says you are new or boring (or just very private!) If you want to improve your profile, this class will explain why profiles are useful, and give you the time and ideas you need to get it done :-)



Title: Prims: Invisible, Transparent, and Phantom
Hosted by: Nava Muni
Date: 17-Aug-2008 (Sunday)
SL Time: 6 PM SLT
Length: 1 hour
Location: Tenera (area 1)D
Language: English
RSVP: (none required)
Description: Invisible? Transparent? Phantom? What kinds of prims are these? Come for an overview of the differences, similarities, and caveats.

Notes: There is a mild amount of scripting involved but an in-depth knowledge of scripting is not required.


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