december, 2020

05dec1:30 pm2:00 pmFeaturedNetworking Across the Metaverse: All in This Together1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Keynote Auditorium

Speakers for this event

  • Becky Adams / Elli Pinion

    Becky Adams / Elli Pinion

    Dr. Becky Adams recently retired from University of New Mexico after thirteen years as the Director of Online Course Development & Faculty Support. As Director, she facilitated the design and delivery of UNM Online Courses for the Main Campus, ensuring quality day-to-day support for online faculty and students. After teaching K-12, she teaches online and face to face in Higher Education for the College of Education Teacher Education & Human Sciences as well as Organization, Information and Learning Science (OI&LS). She has a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, specializing in Instructional Technologies, and a minor in Educational Administration. She has been a part of the Virtual Worlds in Education community since 2007.


  • Valerie Hill / Valibrarian Gregg

    Valerie Hill / Valibrarian Gregg

    Dr. Valerie Hill received her MLS from Texas Woman’s University in 2007 and a PhD in Library and Information Science in 2012. Valerie is a library and information science educator with a research focus on the intersection of information literacy and global digital participatory culture. Her research in virtual environments explores metaliteracy in metamodern culture.


Event Details

With the sudden need for more virtual environments, everyone is scrambling to investigate alternatives. Open-source virtual worlds provide great opportunities but are best discovered through professional networking. The Community Virtual Library shares a plan for networking across the metaverse.