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New learning technologies featured at New Media Day Feb. 11

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa faculty, staff and students will share the latest learning technologies at Ninth Annual New Media Day Feb. 11 at the Iowa Memorial Union.

The event is from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the 2nd floor ballroom of the Union.

UI faculty and staff will have a chance to share ideas and see demonstrations of cutting-edge technologies to enhance learning and scholarship.

Presentations will be given on digital video streaming and conferencing, new media and the arts, wireless LANs, Internet 2, and other computer applications. National and local software developers including IBM, Apple and Silicon Graphics will also showcase their products.

The New Media Day is presented by the UI Center for Teaching, the Stead Advanced Learning Technologies Center in the College of Business Administration, Learning Resource Center in the College of Education, Language Media Center in the College of Liberal Arts, and the Academic Technologies division of UI Information Technology Services, and the Information Arcade and Information Commons of the UI Libraries.

Registration is $15 for students and emeritus professors, $35 for UI faculty and staff, $50 for off campus, non-profit organizations, and $150 for off-campus, commercial organizations.

For more information, contact Joan Huntley in the Stead Center, (319) 335-0859. Registration information and a schedule of events are available online at http://www.uiowa.edu/~nmc/.

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