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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 16, No. 427.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                         Submit to: humanist@princeton.edu

       [1] From: Paul Dekker <dekker@hum.uva.nl> (20)
             Subject: First Call for the Fifth Tbilisi Symposium on
                     Language, Logic and Computation

       [2] From: "James L. Morrison" <morrison@unc.edu> (57)
             Subject: January/February TS Author Forums

             Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2003 07:36:16 +0000
             From: Paul Dekker <dekker@hum.uva.nl>
             Subject: First Call for the Fifth Tbilisi Symposium on Language,
    Logic and Computation

           The Fifth International Tbilisi Symposium
                   on Language, Logic and Computation
                           Tbilisi, Georgia
                         October 06--10, 2003

    The fifth Tbilisi Symposium on Language, Logic and Computation will be held
    in the capital of Georgia, Tbilisi, at the Tbilisi State University from
    October 6 to October 10, 2003. The Symposium is organized by the Centre for
    Language, Logic and Speech of the Tbilisi State University in conjunction
    with the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC) of the
    University of Amsterdam.

    Details for attending the symposium and for submitting abstracts will be
    found at:


    With kind regards,

    on behalf of the organizing committee,

    Paul Dekker

    Paul Dekker -- ILLC/Department of Philosophy -- University of Amsterdam
    -- Nieuwe Doelenstraat 15 -- NL-1012 CP Amsterdam -- The Netherlands --
    tel: +31 20 5254541 -- fax: +31 20 5254503 -- e-mail: dekker@hum.uva.nl

             Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2003 07:36:53 +0000
             From: "James L. Morrison" <morrison@unc.edu>
             Subject: January/February TS Author Forums

    The following Technology Source Author Forums are scheduled in January and
    February. These forums are offered in collaboration with ULiveandLearn, an
    e-learning company that uses the HorizonLive platform to allow participants
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    Forums Scheduled for Thursday, January 23, 2003

    11:00 A.M. 11:45 A.M. Eastern Time (ET): Janna Robertson, associate
    professor of special education, and James Harris, a technology support
    provider, both at the University of Memphis, explore how Web developers can
    make the information conveyed through their graphics, tables, color, and
    forms available to those with visual or motor impairments. See

    1:00 P.M. 1:45 P.M. ET: Verne Morland, an independent consultant, reports
    how NCR University uses automated translation software to personalize
    newsletters for its global audience, an innovation useful for any
    educational organization. See

    2:30 P.M. 3:15 P.M. ET: Stevan Kalmon, a technology planning consultant,
    describes how Colorado has twenty virtual high school programs that take
    advantage of economies of scale through adopting common technology,
    content, and standards in order to provide high school courses to half the
    state's school districts.
    See http://ts.mivu.org/default.asp?show=article&id=1010

    Forums Scheduled for Tuesday, February 4, 2003

    12:00 P.M. 12:45 P.M. ET: Parker Rossman, the author of three book-length
    volumes concerning the future of higher education (all available free of
    charge on his website), discusses his vision of the future. See
       1:00 P.M. 1:45 P.M. ET: Darrell Butler, Ball State University professor
    of psychological science, evaluates the use of a proctored, computer-based
    testing (PCBT) facility as a way to increase the frequency of tests without
    sacrificing class time. See

    4:00 P.M. 4:45 P.M. ET: Frank Newman, director of The Futures Project at
    Brown University, relates why many observers point to this year as a
    watershed moment for the incorporation of educational technology tools. See

    5:00 P.M. 5:45 P.M. ET: Matthew Pittinsky, chairman and co-founder of
    Blackboard, discusses the mission and future prospects of established
    course management systems. See

    We hope that you can join us. If not, the archives of all webcasts will be
    available via the webcast button on the options menu within each article a
    few hours after the webcast.


    James L. Morrison
    The Technology Source
    Phone/Fax: 919.493.1834
    Home Page: http://horizon.unc.edu

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