Dr Scott Grant
Dr Scott Grant, Lecturer, Chinese Studies, Faculty of Arts, Monash University.
Scott (known as Kaylee in Second Life) has taught Chinese language and culture at tertiary level for more than 20 years. He coordinates and teaches two gateway units, Chinese Introductory 1 & 2, and two capstone units, Chinese Online Media 1 & 2. He is the creator of the Monash Chinese Island virtual language learning simulation in Second Life that has been part of the formal beginner level curriculum at Monash since 2008. Scott has also conducted collaborative research and jointly published a number of papers on educational uses of 3D multi-user virtual environments covering topics including self-efficacy, cognitive skills, second language acquisition and foreign language anxiety.