EDUCATIONAL 'TECH' EXPO
Los Angeles Mission
College will welcome more than 300 educators when it hosts the fifth
annual Technology Expo, highlighting the role of technology in education.
The conference on May
3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. is themed "Bridging the Digital Divide."
Instructors will have an opportunity to view the latest technical
advancements in classroom instruction, including CD/ROMs, on-line
course materials, and Web-based teaching materials.
Instructors from within
the Los Angeles Community College District and throughout Southern
California are expected to attend, along with representatives of
such companies as Adobe Systems, Apple Computer, Vocational Technologies,
Prentice-Hall and other exhibitors. The conference will feature
workshops, demonstrations of successful programs, panel discussions,
and other activities focusing on technology in education.
"This event gives community
college faculty members an opportunity to learn about cutting edge
teaching methods and materials," said Doug McFerran, conference
co-chair and Mission College faculty member. "They get to meet fellow
instructors who've taken the leap into cyberspace classroom instruction."
The conference will take
place at various locations on the Mission College campus, 13356
Eldridge Ave., Sylmar. There is a $25 registration fee, which includes
The Los Angeles Community
College District and California Virtual Campus, a statewide organization
created to help community colleges develop on-line classes, are
jointly sponsoring the event. Additional information about the conference
can be found at: www.cvc2.org/expo
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