[Air-L] Fwd: Please Forward to Those Interested in Digital Media and Learning
sjones at uic.edu
Fri Mar 6 12:47:09 PST 2009
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> First Annual Winners’ Showcase
> Digital Media and Learning Competition
> April 16-17, 2009
> Chicago, Illinois
> ------All events and exhibits are free and open to the public------
> Presented by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and
> HASTAC (‘haystack”: Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology
> Advanced Collaboratory)
> April 16, 2009
> 5:30pm - 8:00pm
> Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton Street
> Opening reception and concert by PLOrk: The Princeton Laptop Orchestra
> A celebration honoring Digital Media and Learning Competition
> winners, including a public announcement of this year’s winners,
> followed by a performance by PLOrk, the Princeton Laptop Orchestra.
> Winner of a 2008 Digital Media and Learning Competition
> “Innovation” award, PLOrk is an expressive mobile musical laboratory
> for exploring new ways of making music with laptops and local area
> networks. PLOrk has performed throughout the country and beyond,
> including with the American Composers Orchestra at Carnegie Hall.
> April 17, 2009
> 9:30am-12:00pm, 1:30pm-4:00pm
> Palmer House Hilton, 17 East Monroe Street
> Panel Discussions and Exhibits (Sixth Floor Ballroom)
> 9:30-10:30 a.m.
> Building an International Network of Innovation in Learning
> Discussion, videos, question-and-answer session
> 10:30-12:00 p.m
> Expo of seventeen winning Digital Media and Learning projects and
> interactive, multimedia demonstrations
> 1:30-2:30 p.m.
> Digital Youth and Participatory Learning
> A conversation between Mizuko Ito, principal author of the Digital
> Youth Project, and social media expert Howard Rheingold, author of
> Smart Mobs: The Next Social Revolution.
> 2:30-4:00 p.m.
> Expo of winning projects and interactive, multimedia demonstrations
> For a full program and list of exhibitors, please visit
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