UNI professor to speak at online forum at 2005 ICA conference

Posted on Thursday, September 8th, 2005

Chris Neuhaus, associate professor, UNI Rod Library, (319) 273-3718,
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- UNI associate professor and library instruction coordinator, Chris Neuhaus, will be the speaker of the G. Jon Hall Online GIFT Forum to be presented in the 2005 annual conference of the Iowa Communication Association (ICA). The presentation will take place in the Sturgis Room at the Cedar Falls Holiday Inn on Saturday, Sept. 17 and will run from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Neuhaus will deliver the presentation, 'Too Much of a Good Thing? How to Thrive, or at Least Survive, on the Internet.' The program, designed for high school classroom teachers, teachers of the speech disciplines and college instructors, is about how to better utilize search engines to help their students find needed information online. The presentation will include a demonstration and a question and answer session for the audience.

The ICA conference will take place on Friday, Sept. 16, and Saturday, Sept. 17. Admission to the conference is $30 for a two-day pass, $20 for a one-day pass, and $15 for UNI students for one or both days when they present their college ID at the Holiday Inn.

G. Jon Hall Online GIFT Forum is an annual presentation, organized by the Carl Couch Center for Social and Internet Research, to promote the utilization of online technologies in teaching. For more information about this event, please contact Chris Neuhaus at (319) 273-3718 or Mark Johns at Luther College at (563) 387-1347 or