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Coffee with a Geek Interview with Jennifer Vandiver

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Listen to the podcast on your favorite Podcast Player:   HERE As many of you know, I've been fascinated with the potential of Virtual Worlds for educational purposes.  Once a proud member of ISTE's Virtual Environments Network PLN (PLN no longer exists!) I have been an advocate for virtual environment possibilities.  As of yet, there has been limited progress towards moving forward on a large scale.  Yet, recently there has been renewed interest in virtual world education specifically in Second Life with the Virtual Worlds Education Consortium .  (VWEC) This group has been creating an Education Hub in this virtual world. I thought it would be a great time to chat with Jennifer Vandiver who is doing research on virtual world education for her Doctoral Dissertation.  Here is our interview conducted in Second Life.   A little bit about Jennifer in her own words.  " I currently live in Indiana and work as an adjunct psychology professor for Ivy Tech Community College where I t