"The Language Media Center: Not Just Another Computer Lab"
May 3 - 5, 2002
Hosted by the Robert Henderson Language Media Center at the University of Pittsburgh
The Northeast Association for Language Learning Technology (NEALLT)
will hold its annual conference on May 3 - 5, 2002 at the University of Pittsburgh's
Robert Henderson Language Media Center, located in the Cathedral of Learning.
The theme of the conference will be "The Language Media Center: Not Just
Another Computer Lab."
We are interested in presentations, panels, and discussion about how better to integrate technology into language teaching and learning, both from the instructor's viewpoint and from the Center Director's viewpoint.
Proposal deadline: February 22, 2002.
This message is a call for workshops for the meeting, proposals for the meeting
(abstracts of up to 250 words), a call for suggested topics for group discussion
(especially practical matters Directors have to tackle), as well as an invitation
to attend and be a part of all discussions. Deadline for abstracts and topics
submission is February 22, 2002, and these should be sent to Mary Beth Barth
at email@example.com. Please include
the following information in your e-mail: Presenter's name, affiliation, e-mail
address, telephone and fax number, technology needs.
Conference registration is $30.00, and the deadline is April 2. Workshops are
an additional $10 each. Late registration is $40.00 and subject to availability.
Please check the NEALLT website at http://www.neall.org/ for more information
after March 1, 2002.
A block of rooms has been reserved at the University Center Holiday Inn Select, which is one block from the conference site.
Phone: 412-682-6200; Fax 412-681-4749.
Additional information: http://www.sixcontinentshotels.com/holiday-inn?_franchisee=PITSP
The NEALLT conference rate is $102 per night, single or double. Room tax of 14% applies. This rate is effective May 2-5, 2002.
Reservations received after April 11, 2002 will be provided on a space available
basis, and the NEALLT rate will no longer apply.
The normal parking rate of $14 per day has been waived for hotel guests who attend NEALLT.
Regardless of what you may have heard about Pittsburgh and its industrial past, it is now a beautiful, fascinating multi-ethnic city situated at the confluence of three rivers. Claire could rave on about the charms of Pittsburgh, but for now there is further information about Pittsburgh at http://www.visitpittsburgh.com, about the University of Pittsburgh at http://www.pitt.edu, and about the Robert Henderson Language Media Center at http://www.polyglot.pitt.edu.
For additional local information please contact Claire Bradin Siskin at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 412-624-5939.