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From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@home.com>
Date: Sat, 8 Sep 2001 16:44:03 -0400
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Gary Marks" <gmarks@aace.org>
To: "Gary" <GMarks@aace.org>
Sent: Saturday, September 08, 2001 4:32 PM
Subject: Accessibility Strand Call @ ED-MEDIA 2002 (Denver, Colorado)


Dear Colleagues:

A new highlighted strand entitled "Universal Web Accessibility" has been
announced for
ED-MEDIA 2002--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia &
Telecommunications (June 24-29, 2002; Denver, Colorado USA)
(www.aace.org/conf/edmedia).

This special strand will address the new legal and technical
requirements
for universal accessibility to the Internet for individuals with
physical
challenges. Papers will include ideas about future hopes, anticipated
changes, and technical requirements related to Internet accessibility.

Presentation proposals are invited.  Deadline for submissions is Oct.
29th.

** Universal Web Accessibility (Special Strand) Topics**
http://www.aace.org/conf/edmedia/access.htm

    - Emerging Technologies & Accessibility
    - Infrastructure, Technology & Techniques
    - International Challenges
    - New Roles for Teachers/Learners
    - Other: Research, Library Issues, etc.
    - Policy and Law
    - Site Management Considerations

The full text of the ED-MEDIA 2002 Call for Presentations follows.

We encourage you to participate by submitting your presentation
proposal.

For the Universal Web Accessibility Program Chairs,
Deanie French and Cynthia Waddell

Best regards,
Gary Marks
AACE Executive Director
_______________________________________________________________

        >> Call for Participation Deadline: October 29th <<

                  www.aace.org/conf/edmedia/call.htm

                           ED-MEDIA 2002

    World Conference on Educational Multimedia,
             Hypermedia & Telecommunications

       June 24-29, 2002  *  Denver, Colorado USA

                   CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

           ** Submission Deadline: Oct. 29, 2001 **


                                 Organized by
Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
                                www.aace.org
______________________________________________________________

INVITATION:
ED-MEDIA 2002--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia &
Telecommunications is an international conference, sponsored by the
Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). This
annual conference serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for the
discussion
and exchange of information on the research, development, and
applications
on all topics related to multimedia, hypermedia and
telecommunications/distance education.

ED-MEDIA, the premiere international conference in the field, spans all
disciplines and levels of education and attracts more than 1,000
attendees
from over 60 countries. We invite you to attend ED-MEDIA 2002 and submit
proposals for presentations.

All presentation proposals are peer reviewed and selected by three
reviewers on the
respected international Program Committee for inclusion in the
conference program, proceedings book, and CD-ROM proceedings.

For Call for Presentations, connect to:
www.aace.org/conf/edmedia/call.htm

All authors MUST follow the submission guidelines and complete the Web
form at:
www.aace.org/conf/edmedia/submitguide.htm

For Presentation and AV Guidelines, see:
www.aace.org/conf/edmedia/PresenterLounge


PROGRAM ACTIVITIES:
* Keynote & Invited Speakers
* Papers
* Panels
* Posters/Demonstrations
* Tutorials/Workshops
* Interactive Sessions
* Corporate Demonstrations
* SIG Discussions


TOPICS:
http://www.aace.org/conf/edmedia/topics.htm

The scope of the conference includes, but is not limited to, the
following
major topics as they relate to the educational and developmental aspects
of
multimedia/hypermedia and telecommunications:

NEW for 2002:  ** Universal Web Accessibility (Special Strand) **
    - Emerging Technologies & Accessibility
    - Infrastructure, Technology & Techniques
    - International Challenges
    - New Roles for Teachers/Learners
    - Other: Research, Library Issues, etc.
    - Policy and Law
    - Site Management Considerations

1. Infrastructure: (in the large)
     - Architectures for Educational Technology Systems
     - Design of Distance Learning Systems
     - Distributed Learning Environments
     - Methodologies for system design
     - Multimedia/Hypermedia Systems
     - WWW-based course-support systems

2. Tools & Content-oriented Applications:
     - Agents
     - Authoring tools
     - Evaluation of impact
     - Interactive Learning Environments
     - Groupware tools
     - Multimedia/Hypermedia Applications
     - Research perspectives
     - Virtual Reality
     - WWW-based course sites
     - WWW-based learning resources
     - WWW-based tools

3. New Roles of the Instructor & Learner:
     - Constructivist perspectives
     - Cooperative/collaborative learning
     - Implementation experiences
     - Improving Classroom Teaching
     - Instructor networking
     - Instructor training and support
     - Pedagogical Issues
     - Teaching/Learning Strategies

4. Human-computer Interaction (HCI/CHI):
     - Computer-Mediated Communication
     - Design principles
     - Usability/user studies
     - User interface design

5. Cases & Projects:
     - Country-Specific Developments
     - Exemplary projects
     - Institution-specific cases
     - Virtual universities


CORPORATE SHOWCASES & DEMONSTRATIONS:
http://www.aace.org/conf/edmedia/corporate.htm

Companies have the opportunity to demonstrate and discuss their
educational
technology products and services in these sessions.


PROCEEDINGS:
www.aace.org/pubs

Accepted papers will be published in the Proceedings Book and on CD-ROM.
These proceedings serve as major sources in the multimedia/
hypermedia/telecommunications community, reflecting the current state of
the art in the discipline. In addition, selected papers may be invited
for
publication in the
- Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia (JEMH),
- International Journal of Educational Telecommunications (IJET), or
- Journal of Interactive Learning Research (JILR);


FOR BUDGETING PURPOSES:
www.aace.org/conf/edmedia/rates.htm
www.aace.org/conf/edmedia/hotel.htm

The conference registration fee for all presenters and participants will
be
approximately $395 U.S. (AACE members), $435 U.S. (non-members).
Registration includes proceedings on CD, receptions, and all sessions
except tutorials. The conference dinner in the mountains will be an
extra fee.

All conference sessions will be held at the Hyatt Regency Denver Hotel
located near all the downtown attractions.  Special discount hotel and
United Airline rates have been obtained for ED-MEDIA 2002 participants.


DENVER, COLORADO: The Mile High City
www.aace.org/conf/edmedia/aboutdenver.htm

Denver, the mile high city, is young, exciting and growing. In the past
five years, Denver has built three new sports stadiums, a new airport, a
new downtown amusement park, a new world class aquarium, several major
new
shopping centers, a new downtown entertainment complex and a variety of
other new attractions.

Located in the middle of the United States, Denver is a unique city,
rich
in diversity and culture. Denver has one of the largest downtowns in
America and it's the hottest entertainment district in the West. There's
something to do in Denver almost 24-hours a day.

At the center of the downtown activity is the Denver Pavilions, a
two-square block entertainment complex with a Hard Rock Café, NikeTown,
Virgin Records, 15 cinemas, restaurants, nightspots and 50 stores on
three
levels. Free shuttle buses cruise the 16th Street Mall as often as every
90
seconds, making everything in Downtown convenient and easy to reach.

For Tony-award-winning theatre, symphony, opera, Broadway road shows and
dance, there's the Denver Performing Arts Complex, the largest
performing
arts center in the world under one roof. Within easy walking distance
are
the Denver Art Museum, the Colorado History Museum and the U.S. Mint.

With 300 days of bright sunshine a year, Denver is the place for
enjoying
the great outdoors, and surprisingly, much of it is downtown. From the
ED-MEDIA 2002 location at the Hyatt Hotel, the beautiful formal gardens
at
The Civic Center Park is just a short walk away. And Six Flags Elitch
Gardens, America's only downtown theme park, features more than 48
thrill
rides, a complete water adventure park, elaborate gardens, shows and
more.
In metropolitan Denver, you can visit the Denver Zoo, the fourth most
popular zoo in America and the home of more than 3,500 animals.

 From the breathtaking beauty of the Rocky Mountains to the culture,
sports, color and entertainment of the city, Denver is an ideal location
for ED-MEDIA 2002. We look forward to seeing you there.

To explore Denver online, connect to
www.denver.org * www.denver.citysearch.com * www.denverpost.com/


DEADLINES:
http://www.aace.org/conf/edmedia/deadlines.htm

Submissions Due:          October 26, 2001
Authors Notified:            January 22, 2002
Proceedings File Due:    March 26, 2002
Early Registration:          May 16, 2002
Conference:                  June 24-29, 2002


If you have a question about ED-MEDIA 2002, please send an e-mail to
AACE Conference Services, conf@aace.org

Mailing address:
AACE
P.O. Box 3728
Norfolk, VA 23514  USA
Phone: 757-623-7588
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Gary H. Marks, Ph.D.; Executive Director & Founder
AACE--Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education
P.O. Box 3728
Norfolk, VA 23514  USA
E-mail: GMarks@aace.org  * 757-623-7588 *  www.AACE.org
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