2012 Post-Election Education Session & Round-table with Newt Gingrich, James Carville, Doug Schoen & KU’s Peter Smith Business Wire -- November 07, 2012 Kaplan University in cooperation with Newt Gingrich's Newt University, James Carville, and Doug Schoen are pleased to present an educational discussion around today’s post-national election results over the KAPx online instructional platform. This interactive online discussion will feature former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, political commentator and media personality James Carville, Jr., and pollster Doug Schoen. Gingrich was a candidate for the 2012 Republican Party presidential nomination. A prominent figure in the Democratic Party, Carville was the lead strategist for former President Bill Clinton’s first national election. Schoen is a noted Democratic pollster and regular political news analyst. Moderating the panel discussion will be Kaplan University’s Dr. Peter Smith, who is the former Assistant Director of UNESCO and also served as a Representative in Congress from Vermont after a term as the State’s Lieutenant Governor. The two-hour interactive, online discussion at 2-4 p.m. (ET), follows a similar session held yesterday (November 6) on Election Day. The first day’s program included Newt Gingrich and Howard Dean, the former Governor of Vermont and former Democratic National Committee chairman, who ran for the 2004 Democratic Presidential nomination. Today’s discussion will analyze voting results and seek to present a better understanding of the dynamics behind the national election process. To access to the event and register, go here: https://kapx.kaplan.com/election-2012/results-and-insight/. Registration is required for this free open course provided by Kaplan University on KAPx.net. About KAPx Kaplan, Inc., a leading international provider of educational and career services for individuals, schools and businesses, has launched a beta version of its KAPx™ online technology platform. The KAPx™ platform is designed to help schools, organizations, businesses and individuals share information and knowledge in an exciting interactive and highly participatory manner that is aligned with best instructional practices. The first build of this Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) platform is unique in its approach to live instruction and interactivity between students and instructors. The KAPx solution allows presenters to communicate live with the ability to remotely control the view that participants see with any materials they want to share to improve learning gains. KAPx provides specific views and functions for instructors (presenters), students (participants), assistants and producers to control both the on-site experience and what online participants see in an easy to use and innovative way. Core functionality enables users to: *Share live video / audio at scale, control pages that viewers see from live web pages, presentations and documents. *Engage participants in a live dialogue with chat, messaging and social postings about the content shared. *Receive live feedback as a presenter on the topics discussed. About Kaplan University Kaplan University has a track record of delivering compelling educational content based on real-world experience. Through its Visionary Voices initiative, Kaplan University has interviewed over 100 highly accomplished thought leaders, who have shared their insights about the latest industry trends and how to achieve success in today's global economy. In addition, the University has engaged its student body and the larger web community via social media to stimulate conversation about the latest trends. Visionary Voices interviews are then woven into the entire University experience through coursework, events, webinars and social media tools. Past contributors include Colin Powell, former U.S. Secretary of State; Tony Dungy, former NFL coach; Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn; Jack Canfield, originator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series; and Margaret Spellings, former U.S. Secretary of Education. Contact: Kaplan University Stephen White, 954-515-4124 firstname.lastname@example.org
2012 Post-Election Education Session & Round-table with Newt Gingrich, James Carville, Doug Schoen & KU’s Peter Smith
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