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Ready2Net and the CSUMB E-Lab John Ittelson & Eric Tao, California
Ready2Net is a four-part series of national and international interactive roundtable meetings focused on the challenges and opportunities that the Internet presents to higher education. Leaders from higher education and high tech participate in a structured discussion about an array of technology issues.

Full Motion Video Over IP Alex Antippa, University. of California, Davis
A demonstration of fullbandwidth MPEG-I and II video transported over TCPIP via Calren-II (Internet-II). Source video will be at UC Davis, controlled from Monterey.

An Interactive Multiuser Environment for Music Theory Instruction Eugene Lew, University of Pennsylvania
Music Theory and Musicianship is an introductory music theory course. Open to all students regardless of previous experience, it requires students to learn the rudiments of composition and analysis; a time-intensive process requiring close supervision. To this end, we have developed an online interactive environment for real-time composition and analysis.

Mt. Holyoke Project Highlights Tamra Hjermstad, Mount Hoiyoke College
A video montage highlighting some recent projects by faculty , students & staff, made possible through New Media Center resources.

ASHES: Tailored Teen Smoking Prevention & Cessation Ed Saunders, University of Michigan
An expert system-driven website teaches middle school students how to remain non-smokers or how to acquire skills to stop smoking. Teens are asked specific questions about smoking (attitudes, beliefs, barriers, temptations, pros/cons, peer support, etc.) and are given individually tailored, expert advice that is appropriate to each teen's specific situation.

Power Mac G4 and Final Cut Pro: just what the doctor ordered Janice Bakal & Mike Mattson, University of Calgary
This project represented a monumental shift in the way the video components were produced and edited, courtesy of the university's recent purchase of a Power Mac G4 computer and Final Cut Pro. Employing the Mac-based system got the job done much faster and more cost effectively than previous projects

Seeds of Peace: teenagers from the Middle East Monica Payton & April McKettrick, California Polytechnic University, Pomona
Seeds of Peace is a non-profit organization that helps teenagers from regions of conflict learn the skills of making peace. The Seeds of Peace CD-ROM was created to give children throughout the Middle East the chance to get to know each other on a human level

Digiclass Joseph Delaney, Rutgers University
Digiclass is a shared webenvironment designed to complement existing web courseware. It allows materials to be shared by multiple instructors in the same or across departments. From its inception, Digiclass has been completely designed and developed by Rutgers students.

Virginia Tech NMC: 7 years and growing Ed Schwartz, M. Shannon Craig, James Dustin, Virginia Tech
The Virginia Tech New Media Center, a founding member in the NMC consortium, has recently moved into new facilities. Torgersen Hall, our new home, is also known as the "Advanced Communications and Information Technology Center".

CCI Highlights Rodney Kinn & Christopher Mercadante, Medical College of Ohio This promotional video from the Center for Creative Instruction features the services provided and glimpses of some of the projects the center has created.

Opening Day at the Art Center Joan Freedman, Johns Hopkins University
A demonstration of some of the interactive digital art works commissioned for the opening of the new art center at Johns Hopkins University.

Making Reagents Paul Weiser, University of St. Thomas
This CD-ROM helps students review procedures involved with making reagents. Tutorials walk students through the steps involved, then an adaptive practice sequence helps them master the process of calculating recipe quantities. There is also a set of videos students may access that provide additional detail.

Huntington Archives Database Project Traci Temple, Ohio State University
The Web Media Collective is a cross-disciplinary research group involving the College of Humanities, the College of the Arts and the College of Education. The collaborative approach to collection development, and leveraging of centralized infrastructure resources are exemplified by the Huntington Archives database project.

A Web Travel Journal: teaching web design in international studies Robert Rowe, Bradley University
The goal of this sixteen day interim class, held in London, was to learn web design while exploring an aspect of the culture of the city. Using writing, digital photography, and Quicktime VR, students exploit two of the web's distinguishing features, its immediacy and cultural diversity.

From Here to There: student success at Pasadena City College Digital Media Center Laurie Buruss, Pasadena City College
A five-minute whirl wind tour of a student's journey through the multimedia curriculum at Pasadena City College and opportunities for life after school!  For Contact info or a copy of the CD-ROM: Laurie Burruss cosmodog@pacbell.net

Do-it-yourself Video for Faculty: this time we really mean it! Walter Gajewski, California State University, Long Beach
New, easy-to-use tools for creating, editing and using digital video are leading to creative uses of the medium by faculty in a variety of disciplines. In two hour workshops, faculty learn digital camcorders, firewire, and editing techniques that enable them to create instructional materials.

The Witzbold Project Thom Thibeault, Southern Illinois University
The Witzbold Project is a world-wide collaboration to produce a library of hypermedia Web-based jokes for language learning. Students can consume more challenging reading materials by clicking on unfamiliar words for definitions, graphics, video clips, sound and animations to clarify the meaning of those words.

What's IT? Ulrich Rauch, Branco Peric, University of British Columbia
Student staff in our Course Development Facility/New Media Center, developed an online tutorial and introduction to basic computing for use by the university community. Check out: What's IT?
USERID: CDFawardsview PASSWORD: webct (case sensitive!!)

Delivering Live Online Learning with HorizonLive & WebCT Jonathan Knolle, California State University, Chico
Chico has re-engineered its Satellite Distance Education infrastructure, operational procedures, and support strategies to accommodate live Internet distance learning. 70+ hours of instruction are now being delivered to hundreds of online students each week. Training, consultation, course development, and "in-class" assistance for faculty are all part of a comprehensive support program developed to make this transition a reality.

MERLOT-CATS Lou Zweier, Center for Distributed Learning, California State University
The Community of Academic Technology Staff (CATS) is a collaborative community whose primary goal is to support its members in increasing their knowledge, productivity, and professional effectiveness. The MERLOT-CATS website provides a context for academic technology professionals to share of resources, tools, and expertise.

Curriculum Innovation Centers at Houston Community College System
Sydney Elliott, Larry Mers, Robert Ford, Sandra Lebron, Charlotte Hamilton, Ernest Reynolds, Linda Compte, Houston Community College System
Through a Title V grant, HCCS has developed five Curriculum Innovation Centers where faculty can go to use current hardware and software, and also be supported by a technician and faculty mentors. A Certificate of Instructional Technology is also being developed demonstrating effective use of technology in the teaching/learning process.

Wisc-Online Learning Object Development Greg Gray & Chad Blohowiak, Fox Valley Technical College
Fox Valley and 15 sister technical colleges in Wisconsin are collaboratively developing learning objects for a virtual library that will allow access to all faculty within the Wisconsin Technical College System.

The Humperdinck Effect Katie Livingston-Vale, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
One of the goals of the MIT NMC is to provide multimedia capabilities to underserved departments. This year we have been assisting Adam Zaretsky, artist-in-residence in Biology, as he studies how and whether different types of music affect the production of antibiotics in E. Coli bacteria.

Updated 10/10/01.

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