The Programs in Digital Media Design for Learning and Educational Communication & Technology invite you to our Annual Spring Event
Creating Environments for Research, Design and Learning
Our Spring event welcomes current graduate students, potential graduate students, alum, and intern hosts to an evening of learning, celebration, and networking. To inspire us to be even better, we have invited Dr. Carol Strohecker. Please join us!
Friday, February 11, 2011, 5:30PM
Pless Hall, 1st Floor Lounge, 82 Washington Square East, NYU
Carol Strohecker is the inaugural director of the Center for Design Innovation (CDI), a multi-campus research center of the University of North Carolina system. CDI aims to spur economic development through interdisciplinary research and education programs based on advanced digital technologies. Collaborators include a broad range of individuals and organizations in the academic, business, and civic sectors. Dr. Strohecker has more than 30 years' experience in fields related to design and media technologies, with an abiding interest in creating tools and environments for learning. Her undergraduate degrees are in art and journalism and her graduate degrees are from the MIT Media Lab, including the Master of Science in Visual Studies and the PhD in Media Arts and Sciences. Dr. Strohecker has worked in the Human Interface Group of Sun Microsystems and contributed to the start-up phase of Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories. Prior to joining CDI, she was Principal Investigator of the Everyday Learning research group at Media Lab Europe, the European research partner of the MIT Media Lab. She acts internationally on research-related boards and program committees, and has earned four US patents for her collaborative work in interactive media tools and methods. Her awards include Fellowships with the Artists Foundation of the Massachusetts Council for the Arts and Humanities, the US National Endowment for the Arts, and the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.
For information on how to get involved in our ECT Program, please contact our program director Professor Ricki Goldman