What is "multimedia?" What role does multimedia have in the art
classroom? Join a panel of educators who are working with multimedia
in the classroom as they discuss these and other related issues.
Kevan Nitzberg, Art Educators of MN President Elect, ArtsConnected
Trainer for the Minneapolis Art Institute and Walker Art Center and
facilitator of monthly ArtsConnected sessions at Tapped In.
Craig Roland, Associate Professor of Art Education, The University of Florida.
Karen Monahan, web producer at R/GA Interactive, a design agency in
New York City; teaches children on the weekends
Alex Khost, West End Avenue Administrator at Studio in a School, a
non-profit art education organization in New York City; teaches at
Parsons School of Design and Pratt Institute.
Kris Wetterlund, art museum educator in the education department at
the Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Director of Education at the
Minnesota Museum of American Art.
Frank Baker has been involved for over 20 years in bringing media
literacy education to teachers and students. He collaborated with the
late Dr. Peter N Johnson to create The Media Literacy Clearinghouse
web site, a collection of articles, background and lesson plans
designed to assist K-12 educators and parents in understanding the
role of media, creating an awareness of the importance of media
literacy, and ensuring that educators know where it fits in their
state's standards. A frequent presenter at South Carolina curriculum
conferences, Frank is often called on to assist teachers in including
media literacy into classroom instruction.
Steve Feld, Technology in Education teacher educator and mentor. His
inspiring teaching and coaching has fostered the development of key
multisector web collaborations including Learning About Leonardo,
ArtiFAQ 2100, and Curse of King Tut: Fact or Myth.