Would You Adopt Second Life as a Training and Development Tool?
A survey of perceptions of Second Life as a training and development tool indicates that its use is still in the early stages of the adoption curve. Moreover, professionals who are familiar with it do not typically express the same enthusiasm for it as media reports seem to indicate.
Taylor, Kevin C. and Chyung, Seung Youn. (2008). "Would You Adopt Second Life as a Training and Development Tool?". Performance Improvement, 47(8), 17-25.