March 10-12, 1983. National conference on the Use of Microcomputers in Special Education, Hartford, Connecticut. Program chairperson: Kathleen M. Hurley, Vice President of Research and Development, Developmental Learning Materials, Inc. (DLM), Allen, Texas. The conference will focus on the use of microcomputers in special education programs, and on adaptations and creation of software programs for specific exceptional needs. For further information, preregistration and housing forms, contact: John Grossi, Conference Manager, The Council for Exceptional Children, Department of Field Services, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091.
March 14-15, 1983. Seventh annual conference of the Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning, Dearborn, Michigan. Features sessions with Arthur Luerhman, Ramon Zamora, and David Moursund. It is expected to attract over 2,000 educators from the midwest. For information, contact: Betty VandenBosch Shaw, Coordinator of Mathematics, Flint Community Schools, 923 East Kearsley, Flint, MI 48502. (313) 762-1007.
March 17-19, 1983. Third annual Microcomputers in Education Conference – "Forward to the 3 C's: Communicating, Calculating and Computing" — directed by Paul Field, Chris Titus, Jon Titus, and David Larsen. Arizona State University, Tempe. A variety of workshops, demonstrations, and presentations is designed for anyone interested in innovative microcomputer applications in education. For information and registration materials, contact: Marilyn Sue Ford, B-47 Payne Hall, College of Education, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287. (602)965-3322 or (602)965-7363.
March 21-24, 1983. Workshop: Personal Microcomputer Interfacing and Scientific Instrumentation Automation. $595. The workshop is hands-on, with the participant designing and testing concepts with the actual hardware. For more information, call or write Dr. Linda Leffel, C.E.C., Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061. (703)961-4848.
April 28-30, 1983. Ed • Com/Spring '83, national computer conference and exposition for educators of all levels. Washington, DC. Nationally recognized educators to address, evaluate, and analyze the developments of computers in education in more than 300 session hours featuring demonstrations, seminars, hands-on sessions, panels and MicroCourses. There will be exhibits of hardware, software and publications. For information contact: Carol Houts, Judeo Computer Expos, Inc., 2629 North Scottsdale Road, Suite 201, Scottsdale, AZ 85257. (602) 990-1715 or (800) 528-2355 outside Arizona.
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