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Moving Education Into the 21st Century With New Media Conference

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Moving Education Into the 21st Century With New Media Conference

Moving Education Into the 21st Century With New Media Conference
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Released: March 2001

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The conference provided a two-part look at digital technologies at Columbia. The morning session consisted of four presentations, covering a wide range of disciplines, focusing on compelling and innovative projects developed at Columbia that have transformed the classroom experience. The afternoon session focused on the University's efforts to go beyond its walls. An introductory session featured the CEOs of Digital Knowledge Ventures, the organization that was the interface between the market and the University, and Fathom, the University's knowledge portal. The demonstrations were samplings of projects identified as having a commercial potential. The afternoon concluded with a number of kiosks for a hands-on view of selected projects.

Conference was repeated on Saturday for approximately 225 IT directors visiting from 35 countries as part of Cisco's E-Learning Advantage program.

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