Best in Class: St. George’s University Medical Students Share Strategies for Webcasting Success

2008-07-17 12:02:00

    MADISON, Wis., July 17 /EMWNews/ -- Sonic Foundry, Inc.

(Nasdaq: SOFO), the recognized market leader for rich media webcasting and

knowledge management, will host a webinar featuring a panel of medical

students from St. George's University in Grenada, along with Anu Goyal,

media designer and communications instructor at the University.



    From reviewing course material to differentiating themselves in resumes

and carving out new career paths, the next generation of students is taking

webcasting beyond the classroom and using it as a competitive advantage

both on and off campus. Lecture capture via Mediasite is a long-time

standard at St. George's University School of Medicine, but now students

are leveraging the technology to strategically position themselves in the

workforce and collaborate with geographically dispersed classmates. Join us

for this webinar as a panel of students and faculty share real-life

strategies for using webcasting to:




-- Improve grades and retain knowledge -- Secure employment -- Increase student engagement and awareness -- Access an enduring library of information to use on the job -- Position themselves among their peers -- Deliver online presentations and practice public speaking Featured Presenters: This panel discussion will include medical students from St. George's University School of Medicine, along with Anu Goyal, media designer and communications instructor at St. George's University, who manages the multimedia design for blended, synchronous and asynchronous classes. He also teaches a blended, elearning version of Public Speaking. Anu has cultivated his students' presentation skills, PowerPoint design, and creative expression through their use of Mediasite. Anu has earned a BA in Communications from Boston University and is currently earning his Masters Degree in Professional and Technical Communication at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Moderator: Sean Brown, VP of education, Sonic Foundry When: Live webinar Tuesday, July 22 at 11 a.m. Central. Also available on demand. Where: To register for this complimentary online webinar, visit: http://www.sonicfoundry.com/register.

    About Sonic Foundry(R), Inc.



    Founded in 1991, Sonic Foundry (NASDAQ: SOFO,

http://www.sonicfoundry.com) is the recognized market leader for rich media

webcasting and knowledge management, providing education and training

solutions and services that link an information-driven world. Based in

Madison, Wisconsin, the company has received numerous awards including the

2007 Frost & Sullivan Global Market Leadership Award, Ziff Davis Media's

Baseline Magazine's sixth fastest-growing software company with sales under

$150 million and Deloitte's Technology Fast 500. Named a Bersin &

Associates 2007 Learning Leader, Sonic Foundry's webcasting and knowledge

management solutions are trusted by education institutions, Fortune 500

companies and government agencies for a variety of critical communication

needs. Sonic Foundry is changing the way organizations communicate via the

web and how people around the globe receive vital information needed for

education, business, professional advancement and safety. Product and

service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of Sonic Foundry, Inc. or

their respective owners.



    Certain statements contained in this news release regarding matters

that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements. Because

such forward-looking statements include risks and uncertainties, actual

results may differ materially from those expressed in or implied by such

forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to

differ materially include, but are not limited to, uncertainties pertaining

to continued market acceptance for Sonic Foundry's products, its ability to

succeed in capturing significant revenues from media services and/or

systems, the effect of new competitors in its market, integration of

acquired business and other risk factors identified from time to time in

its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.





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