ERIC Number: ED337557
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Urban Education Network Post-Conference Yearbook. North Central Regional Educational Laboratory's TECH EXPO and Conference 1990.
North Central Regional Educational Lab., Oak Brook, IL.
Highlights are presented from the Technology Expo and Conference held in Chicago by the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL) on October 20-22, 1990. Approximately 400 teachers, principals, administrators, school board members, state education agency personnel, and local school council members attended the conference, which was a collaborative effort of the NCREL's Urban Education Network (UEN), the Chicago Public Schools, and the Illinois Institute of Technology. Sixty-seven presentations and demonstrations and more than 25 exhibits of effective uses of educational technology were presented at the conference. Conference workshops addressed strategies for incorporating technology into the classroom and curriculum to prepare students for roles and responsibilities of the 21st century. In addition to describing the conference and presentations, this report presents the following items: (1) a position paper, "The Potential of Technology for Urban Schools" (Carole Fine); (2) a discussion of regional technology initiatives by the seven member states of the NCREL; (3) a list of persons serving as resources for technology use; (4) appendices describing the UEN and its education projects from 1991 through 1995; (5) acknowledgments of participating schools; and (6) advertisements. (SLD)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Conferences, Cooperative Programs, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Urban Schools
North Central Regional Educational Laboratory, 1900 Spring Road, Suite 300, Oak Brook, IL 60521.
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Central Regional Educational Lab., Oak Brook, IL.