Fall 2008 Internet2 Member Meeting

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Margaret Corbit

ORG Cornell University Title BIO Margaret Corbit directs the online outreach program, SciCentr, out of the office of the Associate Provost for Outreach at Cornell University. Corbit has also been an Instructor in Computer and Information Sciences and Fine Arts at Cornell. She has received three awards from the Faculty Innovation in Teaching program at Cornell University and recently joined the Faculty Service Learning Seminar program and received a seed grant to develop a service learning course for Computing and Information Sciences. Since 1992 she has developed interpretive and educational content using new media for science and technology research at Cornell. Her projects range from bioinformatics to the social sciences. She coordinates the activities of undergraduate developers and program staff and pioneers the use of new media for education, including the SciCentr online museum of virtual worlds and SciFair science communications fair, CYFair, CyberCiv, Museum Discovery, and related projects.

Sessions and Presentations

Virtual Worlds: The Future is Now

Time 10/14/08 03:00PM-04:00PM