has established a relationship with Columbia University's Institute
of Learning Technologies (ILT) to effectively test-bed and distribute
their innovative music-driven, educational website, currently under
development. ILT is a development group using digital information
resources to further progressive reform in education and society.
ILT will support e1t1.coms
development project through digitizing assets and distributing the
unique site to over 30,000 students and 1,500 teachers in 80 schools
throughout NYC and Upstate NY.
Both Gary and Angela Wollman, CEO and President
respectively, have gone through great lengths to find the best overall
environment in which to launch their new concept. We felt
the intellectual community at Columbias ILT was of the highest
integrity, had all the elements in place to effectively test and
distribute our site - and perhaps, most importantly, had values
closely aligned with ours." ILT and the Center for Collaborative
Educations (CCE) Eiffel Project http://www.cnmtc.columbia.edu/horizons.html
has recently won a 7 million dollar Challenge Grant from the U.S.
Department of Education supporting the projects efforts to
demonstrate how a creative new vision for technology can break the
constraints of the traditional school - thereby enabling all children
to achieve unprecedented levels of excellence. ILT would like
to work together with e1t1 in order to help achieve our goal to
dramatically improve the educational experience as well as raise
the awareness of children who are in need of these programs,
states Professor Robbie McClintock, Co-Director of ILT and an intellectual
Historian interested in the effects of changes in technology
on education and culture.
breakthrough site will employ music, media and technology to help
young people become better informed about issues that really impact
them. A greater understanding of these issues on an
individual basis, will enable us all to collectively attain a better
quality of life in todays global world. Interactive media
and new technologies can and should be designed to facilitate these
goals - this is the promise of the new world. e1t1.com
will help lead the way according to co-founder and CEO Gary
mission is to use the power of technology - through music,
video, computer and the internet - to promote a greater sense of
humanity, especially among young people; creating a strong
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org (718)380-0521
e1t1.com LAUNCHES "iMusicWeek,"
newsletter tracking interactive and net music with focus on Gen
e1t1.com, a web-based company
developing digital content and tools to empower users through music,
will launch, on Friday, September 24th, 1999, the web's first newsletter
to track interactive and net music and provide exclusive commentary
on music, society and evolution, with a focus on Gen Y, in particular.
The company is headed by Gary and Angela Wollman,
a.k.a. Siren & Sage, interactive music specialists who's previous
music video, "Love Is The Key," played worldwide and listed in Billboard
Clip List and have been working with young people through NYC schools
to counter hatred and violence and promote media literacy.
"iMusicWeek" will track the latest interactive and internet music
developments, deal with issues about music's affect, role and power
in society and focus, particulary on these topics in relation to
the Gen Y demographic.
e1t1.com is engaged in a number
of projects that allow users to interact with exclusive animated
music video content and customize their experience with personal
publishing tools, all within a convergence of entertainment, learning
e1t1.com is working with Columbia
University's Institute of Learning Technologies (ILT) to develop
content and programs for students ages 8-22. Robert Holt, Manager
Strategy and Business Development, SONY, Corp. and Ali Akansu, PhD.
Professor, Computer and Electrical Engineering, New Jersey Institute
of Technology (NJIT), Director New Jersey Center for Multimedia
Research both sit on e1t1.com's
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more information, contact: email@example.com, 718-380-0521.