This would be worth the price of admission—
The New Literacies Collaborative
Perspectives on Literacy and Learning in the 21st Century
Tuesday, October 16, 2007
The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation
NC State University
What are the new literacies?
. . . They live in the space where literacy, media and technologies collide. The world of wikis, blogs, and social networking sites like TeacherTube and Facebook is waiting for educators like you.
What is the New Literacies Collaborative?
. . . It’s the place where educators can stop waiting. Join a multidisciplinary group of educators, students and researchers to promote research-based best practices that incorporate new literacies into the classroom. Learn how to use new literacies to engage students and accelerate learning.
What is the purpose of the event?
. . . Participants will gain understandings about how technologies are shaping what it means to be literate in the 21st century. They will collaborate and learn with practitioners, students, policy makers and researchers about online professional development opportunities. Come participate in state-of-the-art lessons incorporating the new literacies while earning CEU credits.
For more info, visit the event website.