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SLIS hosts guest speaker Dr. Jamshid Beheshti on March 1, 2010

 

Dr. Jamshid Beheshti

USF SLIS is proud to be hosting a presentation by Dr. Jamshid Beheshti. Dr. Beheshti holds degrees in Mining Technology, History, and Information Studies from British Columbia Institute of Technology, Simon Fraser University, and University of Western Ontario, respectively.  He has taught at the School of Information Studies at McGill University for more than twenty five years, where he has was appointed as the Director of the School for six years.  He was later appointed the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Education, and the Interim Dean of the Faculty.  

Dr. Beheshti’s areas of expertise are children-computer interaction, information retrieval, and library systems. Children seek and interact with information differently than adults. The objective of his presentation is to discuss the design and development of bilingual web portal interfaces specifically for Children. 

Event Details

Date: March 1, 2010

Time: 10:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Location: TECO Room – EDU/DAC 103 at USF Main Campus – Tampa

Title of Talk: “Bilingual Web Portals for Children: The Challenges”

There is no cost for this event. Everyone is Welcome!

~JV

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