Study of Virtual Health Literacy Skills and Real Life Impact for the December 13th NonProfit Commons Meeting

Friday, December 13th, TechSoup's NonProfit Commons in Second Life meeting will feature Evelyn McElhinney (Kali Pizzaro in SL), who will present a snapshot of her findings from her first study which explored the health literacy skills of people who accessed health information in 3D virtual worlds and the influence on physical world health behavior.


Kali will go onto discuss her second study of her PhD with the aim to raise awareness and recruit participants. The study is investigating how participating in virtual world communities/groups influences peoples ability to 'live with' or 'cope with' their long term health condition in the physical world. A long term health condition is defined as a condition which lasts more than one year and impacts on a persons life and may require ongoing help and support (Scottish Government).



Kali Pizzaro/Evelyn McElhinney is a Registered Nurse and Registered Nurse Lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland. She is also a part time Doctoral Student at Glasgow Caledonian University. She was in clinical practice for 13 years and has been full time at the University for 8 years. She has presented at national and international conferences and published in peer reviewed journals.


Join us in Second Life!


Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting

Friday, December 13th, 8:30 AM PDT / SLT

Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater  


AGENDA (all times below PT)

  • 8:30 am Introductions
  • 8:40 am TechSoup Announcements
  • 8:45 am Mentors Central 
  • 9:00 am Featured Presentation -  Evelyn McElhinney (Kali Pizzaro in SL) Study of Virtual Health Literacy Skills and Real Life Impact 
  • 9:40 am Open Mic / Announcements  

The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. 


It's better to be aware than

It's better to be aware than dying of ignorance because you chose not to hear about facts in life. - Kris Krohn

Thanks for posting this info.

Thanks for posting this info. I just want to let you know that I just check out your site and I find it very interesting and informative. I can't wait to read lots of your posts. is bubblegum casting legitimate

the apple bazaar of

the apple bazaar of absolutely by storm and are in abundant demand

Denver Broncos iron on transfers

The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league composed of 32 teams divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).iron on logos,Denver Broncos iron on logos

The task of

The task of the Nonprofit Rustics in Subordinate Heart is to concoct a neighborhood for nonprofits to scout additionally echo about virtual personss, further unions, up-to-dates determine the numerous accesss in which nonprofits may hire the abnormal headline of Couple Thing to attain their tasks. apm software

She has presented at national

She has presented at national and international conferences and published in peer reviewed journals.seeing websites that understand the value of providing a quality resource for free. It?s

Friends DVD Box set|Rules of Engagement DVD Box set|The Walking Dead DVD Box set|Supernatural DVD Box set|The office DVD Box set|Grey's anatomy DVD Box set

Mariage oriental

Pour organiser votre mariage musulman , le site permet de consulter une liste exhaustive de professionnels du mariage oriental partout en France.

payday loan

We should know how to balance things properly. This is something that we ought to do. The Canadian penny has officially stopped circulating in the nation to the north. That move has rekindled a discussion domestically that has been going on for decades. Source for this article: bad credit loan no payday


Many thanks to Brownrice Internet for hosting the NPSL site.