WHY SKYPE CLASSES? For the students who have any kind of problem with Second Life. Computer does not meet system requirements WHAT HAPPENS DURING SKYPE CLASSES? Skype classes are like classes in Second Life without the avatar. Visit the class calendar and click on the lesson for a description. For the students who cannot come to class in Second Life. Second Life is a program that requires a good video card and a fast internet connection. Some computers are not powerful enough to start with, other computers become old and so slow that the students cannot log in anymore. Some students cannot use it and some other students have to quit. Students have to be at least 18 year old to register and use Second Life.