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Chippewa High School Host to 15th Annual Microcomputer and Technology Fair
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MAILED: Jan. 29, 1997

EAU CLAIRE -- McDonnell Central High School in Chippewa Falls will host the 15th annual Microcomputer and Technology Fair Feb. 19-21.

The fair's purpose is to increase the awareness of educators of the availability and use of microcomputers and other classroom technologies. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions, as well as participate in hands-on exercises with current technology in the field of education.

The fair begins at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 19, with a pre-conference discussion titled "Emerging and Merging Technologies: Planning, Funding and Opportunities." The registration fee is $30 for Northwest Computer Support Center full-service schools and $100 for non-members.

Thursday's day-long conference begins with registration at 8 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m. Workshops offered include "Internet Resources - Middle and Secondary Level," "Internet - Designing Your Own Pages" and "Desktop Video Production."

Those interested may choose one session for the day. Thursday's fee is $50 for NCSC members and $125 for non-members. Pre registration is encouraged for Thursday.

Thirty workshops will be offered Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Available sessions include "Microsoft Office Overview," "Global School Net" and "Introduction to Netscape Navigator." Participants may attend several of the workshops offered.

Friday's fees are $30 for NCSC members and $75 for non-members. Fees must be given along with registration forms.

Sponsors of the fair are Northwest Computer Support Center of CESA 10 and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Education Outreach.

Further information and a brochure may be obtained by contacting Education Outreach at (715) 836-5843 or CESA #10 at (715) 720-2026.

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UWEC [Administrative Offices] [News Bureau]

Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield 218
(715) 836-4741
newsbur@uwec.edu

Updated: April 23, 1997