June 7-11, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY. The third annual
Rochester Forth Applications Conference. This year's conference will
focus on Forth and robotics. Other sessions will cover Forth and
education, VLSI design, graphics, and finite state machines. For more
information, contact Diane Ranocchia, Institute for Applied Forth
Research, Inc., 70 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14611; (716) 235-0168.
June 20 - July 15, Rutgers University,
Rutgers, NJ. Computers in Education '83 - a three-day conference
and a four-week summer institute. The conference, which will discuss
"Necessary Direction for Computer Education; Navigational Aids for the
80s," begins June 27. The summer institute offers 40 professional
development courses ranging from one to twelve days. Continuing
Education Units and Graduate Credit are available. Preregistration is
necessary. Additional information is available from Dr. Mitchell E.
Batoff, Director, CE '83, Institute for Professional Development, 245
Nassau St., Suite D, Princeton, NJ 08540; (609) 924-8333.
June 27, Stanford University,
Stanford,.CA. International Institute on Microcomputers in
Education, sponsored by Interactive Sciences, Inc., and Stanford
University's School of Education. Five-week course offers exposure to
computer technology and a discussion of ways to integrate computers
into the schools. For more information, write the School of Education,
Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305; (415) 497-2102.
June 27-29, New York Hilton, NY.
Videotex '83, an international conference and exhibition on the
technology, current use and projections for videotex. For information,
write Pam Fendel, London Online, Inc., 1133 Avenue of the Americas,
33rd Floor, New York, NY 10036; (212) 692-9003.
July 20-22, Eugene Conference Center,
Eugene, OR. "The Computer: Extension of the Human Mind II" will
explore the classroom applications of computers and will discuss
current research on computers in education. For information, contact
Jude Ridge, College of Education, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
97403; (503) 686-3405.
August 10-12, Madison, WI. The
second annual Microcomputers and High Technology Conference in
Vocational Education. Beginning and advanced classes on programming,
PILOT, CAD, courseware design, and demonstrations of vocational
education programs not in use. For information, contact Dr. Judith
Rodenstein, Vocational Studies Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison,
1025 W. Johnson St., 964 Educational Science Building, Madison, WI