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University of Buenos Aires Seeks CCNMTL's Guidance in Development of Innovation in Technology and Teaching Center

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August 12, 2008. CCNMTL's co-founders Frank Moretti and Maurice Matiz were invited by the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) to help guide the creation of their new Center of Innovation in Technology and Teaching by sharing the knowledge they have gained leading the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning over the last nine years. Moretti and Matiz met with numerous administrators and gave two large presentations detailing experiences and projects at Columbia University. In the week prior, Moretti conducted a week-long seminar for 40 UBA graduate students.

As an extension of their trip to Argentina, Moretti and Matiz also traveled to the University of Uruguay ORT in Montevideo, where they met administrators from ORT. Moretti ended the Uruguay visit with a lecture on technology and education to a full auditorium, which included the United States ambassador to Uruguay. The talk was also shown via close-circuit video to an another room that was also filled to capacity.

The visit was covered by a number of media outlets and university web sites.

Related links:
web link View the full article by the University of Buenos Aires (in Spanish)
web link View article from Educare.org (in Spanish)
web link View article of an interview with Maurice Matiz (in Spanish)