February 1, 2013 at the Columbia University Faculty House

Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning Presents Sixth New Media in Education Conference
NEW YORK, January 28, 2013 –

On Friday, February 1, Columbia University Chief Digital Officer Sree Sreenivasan and Laurie Burruss of lynda.com will speak at Columbia as part of a day-long conference to explore issues around  technology in higher education and academic life. The opening remarks will be given by John H. Coatsworth, Provost of Columbia University.


The conference, “New Media in Education 2013: Bits to Breakthroughs,” is hosted by the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning and will also include presentations by faculty, administrators, and information technology professionals. Faculty speakers include Paulette Bernd, Director of Clinical Gross Anatomy at the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons; Grant Ackerman, Professor of Management at Columbia Business School; and Dennis Tenen, Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature.

Sessions will address how emerging technologies affect education in areas such as online learning, digital publishing, digital humanities, managing research, and dissemination of scholarly work. A session led by Columbia Technology Ventures will feature Ben Moskowitz, Program Development Lead at the Mozilla Foundation and Tim Honaker, Director of the University of Chicago’s Office of Technology and Intellectual Property.  

The conference is free and open to Columbia faculty, staff, and graduate students. Limited registration is available for guests from outside the Columbia community.

For more information, visit the New Media in Education 2013 Conference website at ccnmtl.columbia.edu/nme2013 or contact Courtney Lockemer at 212-854-7783.

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