2002 CIT Special Sessions

An Orientation: Getting the Most from the Conference on Information Technology
Sherry Bishop
, Instructor, Data Processing, Business and Technology; Rick Williams, Director, Microcomputer Services, North Arkansas College, AR

Campus Computing 2002: The National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education
Kenneth Green
, Founder/Director, Campus Computing Survey, Claremont Graduate University, CA

Building the BioBelt: The Community College's Role in Workforce Development
Patricia Donohue
, Vice Chancellor, Education, St. Louis Community College, MO: Sarah Perkins, Associate Dean, Math, Science, Engineering, and Technology; Eilene Lyons, Coordinator, Biotechnology Program; Richard Norris, Senior Project Associate, Biotechnology Program, St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley, MO

From Digital Divide to Digital Democracy
Alfredo G. de los Santos Jr.
, Research Professor, Arizona State University-Main, AZ; Gerardo E. de los Santos, Vice President, Advancement, League for Innovation in the Community College, AZ
Also of interest, the related Leadership Abstract.

Ensuring Access to Learning Objects for People with Disabilities
Bob Regan
, Senior Product Manager, Accessibility; Frances Himes, Associate Vice President, Higher Education, Macromedia, CA

Innovations in Online Learning: Moving Beyond No Significant Difference
Carol Twigg
, Executive Director, Center for Academic Transformation, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY
Also of interest, the related Learning Abstract.

Computer Code, Genetic Code, and Bioinformatics Tools for Community College Students
Elaine Johnson
, Director, Bio-Link, City College of San Francisco, CA; Richard Johnston, Computer Science Consultant, Richard Johnston and Associates, CA; Linnea Fletcher, Regional Director, Bio-Link, Austin Community College, TX

Maximizing Technology to Connect People and Enhance the Learning Experience
Guy W. Clinch
, Regional Director, Higher Education Applications, Avaya Communications, MA

Successful Strategies for Building an Effective IT Pathway
Kyra Kester
, Special Assistant, Industry Partnerships; Cindy Agnew, Technical Programs Developer, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, WA; Ed Brewster, Executive Vice President, Extended Learning, Pierce College, WA; Lisa Pletcher, Executive Director, Pierce County Careers Consortium, WA

Little Known Secrets on How to Increase Your e-Learning Enrollments and Revolutionize Your Curriculum
Waleuska Lazo
, President; Jeffrey Feldberg, Chairman, Embanet Corporation, ON, Canada

A Model for Educating the 21st Century Workforce: Certificate Through Baccalaureate Degree
Gibson (Sunny) Morris
, Task Force Leader/Associate Professor, Information Technology, University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, AR

Developing Skill Standards for the Information and Communications Technology Industry
David Wilcox
, Executive Deputy Director; Joe Lualhati, Director, Standards, Certification and Endorsement; Paul Squires, Team Member, Technical Assistance, National Skill Standards Board, Washington, DC; Gordon Snyder, Executive Director, National Center for Telecommunications Technology, Springfield Technical Community College, MA Sponsored by
Also of interest, the related Learning Abstract.

Think Big, Think Future, Have Vision: How to Develop a Comprehensive Technology Plan
Barbara Gellman-Danley
, President, Antioch University McGregor, OH

Five Minutes of Fame: New Media Centers Colleges' Digital Media Showcase
Larry Johnson
, CEO, New Media Centers, TX

Media Out of Your Mind: Inventing the Future
Bernard Luskin
, CEO, Luskin International, CA

Pushing the Envelope: Future Use of Information Technologies to Improve Teaching and Learning in Manufacturing Engineering
George H. Sehi, Dean, Engineering and Industrial Technologies, Sinclair Community College, OH; Mark J. Stratton, Manager, Manufacturing Education, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, MI; Henry Kraebber, Professor, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Purdue University; IN; Eric K. McKell, Associate Professor and Program Coordinator, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Western Washington University, WA; Steven R. LeClair, Technical Advisor, Manufacturing Research, Air Force Research Laboratory, OH