Convergence and Community: Preparing Future Workers for a New Knowledge Network

Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 8:30am to 4:00pm

Alumni Center 73 Upper College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA

Convergence and Community: Preparing Future Workers for a New Knowledge NetworkConvergence and Community: Preparing Future Workers for a New Knowledge Network of Libraries, Newsrooms, Studios, and Agencies

The event is a 24-hour invitational conference for faculty and other stakeholders of the Harrington School's disciplines.

We intend to: (a) understand how convergence is affecting the sharing of knowledge and information in local, regional, and global communities; (b) invent and explore ideas for curriculum renewal and public outreach with (c) a group of multidisciplinary strategic thinkers from Providence to Seattle.

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Conference/Workshop

Co-Sponsor

College of Arts and Sciences

Website

http://www.uri.edu/artsci/harrington/...

Group

Harrington School of Communication and Media

Contact Person

Renee Hobbs

Contact Email

hobbs@uri.edu

Contact Phone

401 874-2110

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