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Conklin makes conference presentation

Megan Conklin, assistant professor of computing science, was a presenter at the Games, Learning, and Society conference in Madison, Wis., June 23-24. Her presentation, titled "101 Uses for Second Life in the College Classroom," was one of eight that was Webcast by SonicFoundry. Conklin's presentation focused on using the virtual world to teach in a university setting.

Her presentation was part of a symposium titled "Brace For Impact" which featured Cory Ondrejka and James Cook of Linden Labs, the company that created Second Life. Second Life is a virtual reality community that allows users to interact with others and build a unique community.

To view the Webcast of Conklin's presentation, click on the link below and then select the icon titled "Brace For Impact: How User Creation Changes Everything."

David Hibbard,
Staff
7/8/2005 10:30 AM