Virtual worlds

Friday - 5/11/2012, 9:07pm EDT

Dr. Paulette Robinson, associate dean, iCollege

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May 11, 2012 -- This week on Fed Access, Host Derrick Dortch will talk about the upcoming Federal Consortium for Virtual Worlds Conference with Dr. Paulette Robinson, associate dean for Teaching, Learning and Technology at National Defense University's iCollege.

The 2012 Inspire the Future Conference will be held May 16th though 18th at National Defense University.

Dr. Robinson helped organize the conference...which brings together members of federal, state, and local governments to discuss ways to use social media and other tools to improve collaboration, share resources, and save money.

She will talk about the conference itself, and how federal agencies are starting to use virtual worlds.