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Tata Interactive Systems
2124 Oaktree Rd
Edison, NJ 08820
Tel. 413-568-0244
 
September 23, 2009
 
Tata Interactive Learning Forum’s Education Track to Focus on 21st Century Student
 
Tata Interactive Learning Forum will examine strategies for publishing and educational practitioners to face 21st century teaching challenges.
 
To be held at the exclusive St Julien Hotel & Spa, Boulder, CO on 29–30 October 2009, the Tata Interactive Learning Forum (TLF) is expected to draw some of the leaders, innovators, and decision makers in the education arena.   The forum is structured so that the invited leaders will have exposure to new research and technologies and have a productive exchange of ideas in an informal setting about education for the 21st century.
 
As education delivery moves to the Web, education is evolving rapidly from the print format of the last 500 years. The publishing and education industries are facing a host of challenges, but there is little consensus on how to leverage the new technologies and trends — including Learning Management Systems, digital objects, interactive simulations, learning objects, social media, mobile learning, and iPods, to name a few.
 
The TLF, an annual C-level forum, aims to address the shifts — from Passive to Active Learning, textbook-based to digital-based learning assets, and time-based classes to outcome-based solutions — arising from the innovations in the publishing, educational, and media industries.
 
The TLF will feature interactive sessions by the pioneers in 21st century learning who will delve into the cutting edge of best practices and technological interventions across all subject matters and levels. Some of the key issues to be discussed at the event include the use of social media in the classroom; the relevance of mobile learning; eBooks and digital media uses in the classroom; and the application of accurate and precise analytics to target the relevant content.
 
More information on attending this event can be obtained at:
 
www.tatalearningforum.com/education.html
 
Tata Interactive Systems (TIS) is the world’s leading global developer of Web-based  learning solutions – with a team of over 600 multi-disciplinary specialists, TIS creates 3000+ hours of learning content across 160+ concurrent projects every year.
 
The scope of TIS’ learning solutions encompasses curriculum design and content development for the K-20 space, technology platform consulting, portal development using collaborative technologies, learning and content management systems for education and publishing, assessments, simulations and games, among others. TIS has extensive experience across diverse industry domains including publishing, virtual and online schools, professional education institutions, and universities such as McGraw-Hill Group of Companies; Bertelsmann Group; Oxford University Press; Pearson Education; University of Maryland University College; University of Phoenix Online, and Air War College.
TIS has development centers in Germany, Switzerland, and India. Its sales and marketing operations span the US, Canada, the UK, mainland Europe, Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East, and Asia.
For more information:
Bryan Kantor
Tel. 413-568-0244
bryank@tatainteractive.com

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