Assessment in virtual worlds may differ from what can or is being done in other online formats or in face-to-face situations on campus. Sometimes the virtual world can make these opportunities available to online students.

Examples
Online Law students at the University of Southern Queensland were aboe to participate in moot court with the teacher as Judge instead of just recording a monologue to submit of their advocacy exercises.

Useful tools
Taking pictures in Second Life video.

References
Reiners, T., Dreher, H., Dreher, N., Dreher, C. & Kulenkampff, C. (2009). Australis 4 Learning: Benefits and Outcomes of a Second Life Simulation for the Automated Assessment Laboratory. In G. Siemens & C. Fulford (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2009 (pp. 2463-2466). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
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