TechEd 2007, the 12th Annual Technology in Education International Conference and Tech Exposition is expected to bring more than 3,000 education professionals from across the nation and around the world to the state-of-the-art Ontario Convention Center for four full days of critical professional development.
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Softimage has announced the Six Education Tour, taking place across North America and Europe in early 2007. Sponsored by HP, Intel, Microsoft & NVIDIA, Six Education promises to answer everything users want to know about XSI, but were afraid to ask.
Participants will see what's new in SOFTIMAGE|XSI 6 - including the advanced interoperability for mixed pipelines (Crosswalk); new tools to manage increased complexity (MOTOR, Animation Layering, Quick Shade, Delta Referencing); standard scripting & programming (.NET Framework, Python v.2.5, C#) and much more.
Softimage's "Six Education Tour" to promote XSI 6 will come to L.A. on Jan. 25 at House of Moves, 6:30-9:00 pm. Sponsored by HP, Intel, Microsoft & NVIDIA, "Six Education" will be presented by Mark Schoennagel, Softimage 3D Evangelist.
In addition, Aaron Sims will screen his latest short, VERMILION, following by a discussion of the role XSI played in the production of this suspense/horror project - the first from White Rock Lake Prods., the new company formed by Sims and John Norris.
In Singapore, schools are looking to animation for more creative ways to teach national education, reports ChannelNewsAsia.com.
A particular video using sand art, which was screened at the National Day Rally, is the result of four months of hard work. The skydiving sequence alone took 10 days to create.
Mui Rui Yi, student, CHIJ St. Joseph's Convent, said, "We actually have to rehearse it 80 times, and when we feel we are ready, we did the filming, and then we actually have to film about 60 times, then we took the best part of it."
In this months Animated Scene, Joseph Gilland contemplates whether the animation industrys relationship with animation education facilities is a marriage made in heaven, or an unholy matrimony.
The 11th Annual Technology in Education Conference & Exposition brings together thousands of educators and administrators to share problems and discover solutions for the growing needs of the modern learning environment. As official hosts, Los Angeles Unified School District, Chaffey College and DeVry University support TechEd through advisory committees, volunteer recruitment, and outreach to their colleagues at K through 20 institutions throughout the region and across the globe. More information is available online at www.techedevents.org/2006.
The latest edition of the Acrobat version of Animation World Magazine has arrived online. In this edition from September 2005, the theme centers in on Education and Training. AWN polled its readers to see how they are training for careers and getting jobs. Managing editor Rick DeMott reports back with the findings and highlights. Tom Sito recounts his thoughts on visiting the Beijing Film Academy, giving a Western view of the education process in the East.
Animator/artist Jeremy McCarron joins The Art Institute of Vancouver as academic director of Animation Art & Design. McCarron brings more than a decade of production experience as an animator, cg supervisor, art director and animation director to the school.
In this months edition of Mind Your Business, Mark Simon channels the advice of Principal V. Ery Hytuition, regarding the School of Hard Knocks when getting a job.
As comics studies have become much more complex and sophisticated, a wealth of resources has been compiled into a new, provocative anthology, THE EDUCATION OF A COMICS ARTIST, edited by Michael Dooley and Steven Heller and published by Allworth Press. This portable comics convention offers insights from pros into the booming changing comics field.
TLC Industries (www.tlcind.com) and Full Sail Real World Education (www.fullsail.com) announced the opening of the NextArcade Student Showcase (www.nextarcade.com). The site is designed to bring public exposure to creative works being created by top student developers. Participating schools include Full Sail Real World Education and the Illinois Institute of Technology.
The George Lucas Educational Foundation (GLEF) launches EDUTOPIA, a new magazine for a new world of learning. Serving as a catalyst for change in education, the publication's editorial will showcase the best and most innovative thinking in education, profile the sharpest minds, reveal ways around roadblocks and question the status quo. EDUTOPIA is the first magazine launch for Lucas and for the foundation, which was founded in 1991 to chronicle innovative practices in education.
Discovery Communications has acquired the Charles W. Clark Co. Inc., doing business as Rainbow Educational Media an award-winning publisher and distributor of high-quality core-curriculum educational videos, CD-ROMs and DVDs for children and young people in kindergarten through eighth grade. This acquisition further expands the vast digital library of Discovery's newly formed Discovery Education business unit, providing video content to enhance the classroom learning environment.
Medsn, a leading medical education company, was honored with a Gold IN-AWE award for Medical Education - Animation at the Medical Marketing Association's (MMA) national conference June 24, 2004.
Medsn received its award for "Protease Inhibitors: Targeting the HAART of HIV," a global learning program that featured 3D animation to demonstrate the complexity of a new HIV compound, its mechanism of action, and its unique clinical profile in comparison to a variety of other medications.
Corus Ent. announced a new partnership with Shanghai Distance Education Group (SDEG), one of the largest developers of educational programming and content in Asia. As part of the agreement, the two companies will develop and exchange programming and will extend Corus' reach into the burgeoning Chinese marketplace.
Annual Conference of Digital Media/Animation for educators from all higher education institutes and professional training organizations, publishers and other related companies in China to discuss topics of education and training programs, textbooks, industry trends, police, theory and technology of the field.
Organizers:Beijing Normal University Institute of Digital MediaBeijing University Department Digital ArtsTsinghua University SJC New Media CenterBeijing Film Academy School of Animation
The World Education Market (WEM) is dedicated to the business of education, training and lifelong learning, showcasing educational resources for all levels and ages of learners, for the classroom, the workplace or the home, and available on a full range of technologies.
A global education arena, WEM brings together the leaders, decision makers and top executives from the public and private sectors
The Interactive TV & Online Learning Conference gives the education field and technology sector an opportunity to share ideas and new developments in the world of interactive learning. The conference's key areas of focus will be: strategic issues; the role of agencies in advertising the education industry; the different digital TV platforms available; market reactions; the effects of new distribution channels; integration enhanced TV and Web learning; and the role of video in distance education.