The City University of New York will hold its first annual conference on the use of information technology in higher education on Friday, November 15, at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 899 Tenth Avenue in Manhattan.
Marking CUNY’s renewed leadership position in the integration of technology in instruction, research, and higher education management, the all day conference, “Using Technology to Enhance Access and Excellence in CUNY: Realities, Plans, Visions,” will explore issues critical to all CUNY campuses. A broad array of concurrent sessions will include:
- The Next Big Telecommunications Thing: Voice over Internet Protocol
- Using CUNYMath and the CUNY WriteSite
- Digital Technology and the Scholarship of Teaching
- Intellectual Property: The Applicable Law and University Policy
- 3-Dimensional Display and 3-Dimensional Creation of Objects for Art and Science
- The CCNY Grant for Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers to Use Technology
- The US History Initiative
- Ramping the “Digital Divide:” Accessible IT for People with Disabilities
- The September 11th Digital Archive
Dr. Lev Gonick, Vice President for Information Services and Chief Information Office of Case Western Reserve University, will be the keynote speaker. The afternoon plenary session will feature Dr. Michael Zastrocky, Vice President and Research Director/Academic Strategies, GartnerGroup.
The conference is expected to attract faculty with strong interest in the use of technology in instruction and research, students considering a career in information technology, and IT professionals and administrators at CUNY.