Elizabeth Dean on Virtual Worlds for Social Surveying at the NPC this Friday April 27

This Friday April 27, come learn about how virtual worlds are being used for new forms of surveying , social science data gathering, and health communications. Elizabeth Dean , a researcher and program manager at RTI International will talk about how her research firm is exploring Second Life , World of Warcraft, and other online worlds for potential in social science research. Learn more about their perspective on virtual worlds survey “laboratories” on their blog.

As always, we have news from TechSoup.org, knowledge from our Mentors Team, and open mic announcements! Join us on Friday April 27 starting at 8:30am PT. See you at the Plush Nonprofit Commons amphitheater.


April 27 , 8:30am PST

Plush Nonprofit Commons  Amphitheater


  • 8:30am Introductions
  • 8:40am TechSoup Announcements
  • 8:45am Mentors Central
  • 8:55am Elizabeth Dean on Virtual Worlds for Social Research
  • 9:30am OpenMic/ Announcements

Written by: rikomatic