SOME GWETC '99 STATS - 1) 92 % of evaluation respondents rated the Overall 1999 Governor's Wisconsin Education Technology Conference Good to Excellent; 2) attendance increased 42% over last year from 1,843 to 2,602; 2) attendance on Higher Education Day increased 50% from 500 to 1,000; 3) the number of Sessions held showed a 63% increase from 165 to 269 and 4) Vendor Booths a 171% increase from 69 to 187. The conference was held at the Midwest Express Center in Milwaukee October 12-14, 1999. Plans have already begun for GWETC 2000, which will be held at the Dane County Expo Center in Madison, October 10-12.
NEW TTT ISSUE (Teaching with Technology Today) - includes:
* Green Bay's Extended Degree Program broadened Online Course Offerings - "Exploring an Effective and Efficient Online Course Management Model," this month's installment of the Teaching Scholars Forum section. Xiaoxing Han of UW-Green Bay's Extended Degree Program offers instructors useful advice on managing their online courses.
* "The TLT Flashlight Focus Workshop on Making Better Use of Money and Time." Glenda Morgan reports on a September 1999 conference offering practical advice on assessing the costs of technology-enhanced learning.
* "Staying Afloat in the Insurance Game: UW-Whitewater Professor's Simulation Gives Student Taste of a Competitive Market," describing Ronald Crabb's computer game that models insurance industry conditions. (TTT Web site: www.uwsa.edu/olit/ttt/ (Jennifer Smith, 22 Nov 99)
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