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Sunday, September 8 • 12:30pm - 1:20pm
The Fantastic Voyage of Converting to OpenSim for Biology and Archaeology Education

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The Virtual Islands for Better Education, VIBE, is a collaborative of college and K-12 educators and virtual world builders looking to leverage OpenSim for learning activities. What our panel will cover is our experience moving lessons from Second Life to Opensim, usage by college students for genetics and global health, usage by 4th graders for biodiversity, and construction of massive Creative Commons literature libraries.

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Max Chatnoir

Professor of Biology Dr. Clark is also director of Genome Island on Second Life Texas Wesleyan University
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Stephen Gasior

Sr. Research Associate, DowDuPont
Stephen Gasior is a Biology Instructor at Ball State University, Faculty Fellow at the Institute for Digital Intermedia Arts (at Ball State University), and Administrator/Evangelist for REDgrid (Ball State's OpenSimulator campus -- see http://idialabprojects.org/redgrid/). Stephen... Read More →
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Dragan Lakic

Senior Consultant / Trainer, EdWeWo
Over 19 years of IT, training and business experience, supported by numerous IT and Training qualifications, backed by sound practical knowledge in Planning, Designing, Development, Deployment and Delivery of: • Innovative synchronous and asynchronous eLearning 3D Virtual World... Read More →
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Carolyn Lowe

Carolyn is an associate professor of science education at Northern Michigan University when she teaches life science for future teachers, undergraduate and graduate courses in teaching science, and basic biology.She lives in the woods of the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan... Read More →

Greg Perrier

Manager of NOVA's Second Life program, Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA)
Associate Professor, Biology NOVA , Manassas Campus
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Marion Smeltzer

IUP Archaeological Services
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Rachel Umoren

Indiana University
Staff Neonatologist, IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics-Neonatology, IU School of Medicine, IUPUI

Sunday September 8, 2013 12:30pm - 1:20pm PDT
Breakout Zone 4

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