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IGI Global hosts free faculty-led educational online seminars

Apologies for cross-postings.

I thought list members would like to know about IGI Global's free 
online seminar series.  Today there will be an online seminar on 
gaming by Dr. Gibson that has close to 800 people registered.  A 
recording of the online seminar will be available on IGI Global's 
Web site.  Please see the press release below for the official 
announcement and information about the future seminars.

Contact: Megan Childs
Title: Marketing Communications Coordinator
Address: 701 E. Chocolate Ave.,
Suite 200, Hershey, PA 17033
Email: mchilds@igi-global.com
Tel.: 717-533-8845 x148
Fax:  717-533-7115


E-Gaming Webinar Shatters Records With 750+ Registrants

HERSHEY, PA - December 10, 2008 - IGI Global, in collaboration 
with Elluminate and Dr. Janet Salmons (IGI Global's Collaborative 
Technology Advisor), breaks prior online symposium records with 
over 750 researchers, academicians, and librarians from across 
the globe registered to attend.

The free event, led by University of Vermont (USA) professor Dr. 
David Gibson, is titled Teaching with Online Games and will 
discuss new ideas, research, and reflections in the potential of 
games and simulations to improve teaching and learning. 
Registration is limited and will be available until 1:00 pm EST 
on Thursday, December 11, 2008 at: 
after which a link to a recording will be posted at: 

Led by experts in their field, IGI Global's Winter Online 
Symposium Series also includes upcoming webinars in e-dating and 
best practices in instructional technology:

.  Social Networking and E-Dating Services, February 25, 2009 
1:00 pm EST

Led by Dr. Celia Romm-Livermore, Wayne State University, USA and 
Dr. Kristina Setzekorn, Smith Barney, Inc., USA - editors of 
Social Networking Communities and E-Dating Services: Concepts and 

.  Delivering Instruction Using 21st Century Technologies, March 
10, 2009, 1:00 pm EST

Led by Dr. Lawrence Tomei, Robert Morris University, USA - editor 
of books such as Encyclopedia of Information Technology 
Curriculum Integration 
(http://www.igi-global.com/reference/details.asp?id=7304) and 
Information Communication Technologies for Enhanced Education and 
Learning: Advanced Applications and Developments 

These events on timely topics in the computer science and 
information technology management field provide an excellent 
source for learning new techniques and technologies applicable to 
research and instruction.  Free to all participants on the 
Elluminate platform, IGI Global's Winter Online Symposium Series 
connects researchers to an international collaboration of field 

Registration details and more information available soon for the 
upcoming February and March events.  Contact Megan Childs, 
Marketing Communications Coordinator for IGI Global, at 
mchilds@igi-global.com to be automatically notified when 
registration becomes available.


Celebrating its 20th anniversary as a disseminator of advanced 
research knowledge on technological innovations and findings, IGI 
Global since 1988 has provided comprehensive research not just on 
computer science and information technology management, but also 
on how information technology affects human activities and 
interactions. IGI Global is a leading multimedia publisher of 
books, reference works, journals, encyclopedias, teaching cases, 
proceedings, and databases covering the areas of education, 
social science, library science, healthcare, business management, 
public administration, and computer science. Information on all 
of IGI Global's authoritative resources can be found at 
www.igi-global.com. IGI Global's main office is in Hershey, 
Pennsylvania, with editorial offices in New York City.

Jackie Zanghi-LaPlaca
Director of Electronic Databases
IGI Global - (Disseminator of Knowledge Since 1988)
(formerly "Idea Group Inc.")
701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Suite 200
Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
E-mail:  <mailto:jlaplaca@igi-global.com>