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Humanist Discussion Group (humanist@kcl.ac.uk)
Sun, 19 Sep 1999 15:24:55 +0100 (BST)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 13, No. 193.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

Date: Sun, 19 Sep 1999 15:18:30 +0100
From: John Bourne <john.bourne@vanderbilt.edu>
Subject: ALN Conference Reminder

The ALN Conference is fast approaching. You have until
September 20 to register for the pre-conference workshops.
Registration for the conference remains open on the web (see below).

See you in Maryland on Oct 8,9,10!


The Fifth International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks

Making the Transition to Mainstream Education:
The Art and Practice of Online Learning

October 8-10, 1999 * College Park, Maryland, U.S.A.

Sponsored by
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

in conjunction with
University of Maryland University College
University System of Maryland
ALN Center at Vanderbilt University
Goethe-Institut Washington

Join us on the campus of the leading institution for distance education
in the United States-just minutes away from Washington, DC-for the premier
conference devoted exclusively to online learning.

NEW features this year include:
* 7 tracks, including one on international issues
* 6 pre-conference workshops
* Special evening activities reflecting Washington and international cultures

This conference is for both experienced professionals and interested newcomers
to online learning who work in higher education, continuing education,
government, health care, professional associations, and nonprofit
It's designed to meet the needs of:
* College-level faculty and administrators
* Instructional technology and media professionals
* Instructional designers
* Trainers in public- and private-sector organizations

You'll have the opportunity to study key issues, learn new approaches, see new
technologies, share best practices, hear research results, and become part
of an
international community that's shaping education for a knowledge society of
lifelong learners. After attending the information-packed plenary addresses,
breakout sessions, workshops, exhibits, and roundtable discussions, you'll be
treated to a gala reception and dinner with Washington-style entertainment
performed by the musical comedy troupe The Capitol Steps, as well as
options to
attend Wine Tasting and Dim Sum or other excursions in the nation's capital.

Register online! To learn more about The Fifth International ALN Conference,
please explore our Web site at http://www.aln.org/alnconf99.

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