Media Technology for the Next Millennium

Peter Mason (
Sun, 23 May 1999 07:00:27 -0700 (PDT)

Hi .. I've been asked to forward the below reminder of an exciting
conference in a great city .. regards .. Peter

The annual conference of the Association for Media and Technology
in Education in Canada, in association with The Quebec
Association of Applied Educational Technology and the Canadian
Association for Distance Education, is taking place in Ottawa,
Ontario starting with an evening reception Sunday evening June
6th and ending with lunch on Wednesday June 9th. The location is
the Delta Hotel.


Don't forget: everything is in Canadian $s .. take off a third to
give approximate US$ cost. Ottawa is an easy drive from much of
the US Northeast.

The theme of the conference is Media Technology for the Next
Millennium, looking at practices, choices and merits of various
technologies in teaching and learning. Keynote speakers include
Doug Hull of SchoolNet at Industry Canada and Anne Taylor of the
Media Awareness Network, Dr. Pierre Belanger of Société
Radio-Canada, and Dr. N. Henchey from McGill University.

Sessions include:

- A Model of Learner-Controlled Instructional Design for
Electronic Interactive Multimedia Courseware Development

- Media Psychology-A Key Factor in Improving Distance Education?

- The DaVincis of education: Canadian school leaders in
integrating technology and learning

- ON-LINE TEACHING & LEARNING- conducted in a computer lab

- Integrating Technology in the Curriculum: The Challenge of

- Duty to Accommodate: Providing learning Resources in Alternate

- Script Writing and Instructional Design Considerations During the
Design and Development of a Multimedia Course for Use on the

- Reaching Out to Schools: The Canadian Museum of Civilization's
CyberMentor Electronic Outreach Program

And many more.

Also, the AMTEC Conference is the Ottawa site for the CADE
workshop: Media Marketing Magic: Taking Distance Learning to
Market See for more

Full program and registration information as well as the Media
Festival information may be found at or contact Ross Mutton at
613-520-3814 or

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