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|KQED Education Network and the National Teacher Training Institute Present the Media Education and Technology Conference|
Sue Ellen McCann, Senior Executive Producer for KQED, to Deliver Keynote Address
San Francisco, January 15, 2003 -- KQED Educational Network (EdNet) and the National Teacher Training Institute will present a one-day intensive conference for educators of all grades at the University of California Berkeley's Dwinelle Hall on January 25, 2003. Through a series of exciting, collaborative and hands-on workshops, conference participants will learn a variety of strategies for incorporating video and the Internet into their instruction.
Topics that will be addressed at the conference include media literacy, integrating digital technologies in the classroom, global and cultural diversity, best practices in teaching and special education.
Sue Ellen McCann, senior executive producer at KQED, will deliver the keynote address. McCann is the KQED executive-in-charge of one of PBS' newest series, FRONTLINE/World, a magazine program on the global community, introducing viewers to countries and cultures rarely covered by the U.S. media.
Media Education and Technology Conference
January 25, 2003
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
UC Berkeley -- Dwinelle Hall
For more information about the KQED Media Education and Technology Conference, call (415) 553-3354, visit KQED.org/ednet or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
EdNet, KQED's education and outreach division, works to ensure that programs have a life beyond broadcast, extending the impact of KQED's resources into the community through a range of media-making opportunities, workshops, teacher trainings, public forums and community events.
KQED Public Broadcasting operates KQED Public Television 9, one of the nation's most-watched public television stations during prime-time, and KQED's digital television channels, which include KQED HD, KQED Encore, KQED World, KQED Life and KQED Kids; KQED Public Radio, the most-listened-to public radio station in the nation with an award-winning news and public affairs program service (88.5 FM in San Francisco and 89.3 FM in Sacramento); KQED.org, one of the most visited station sites in Public Broadcasting; and KQED Education Network, which brings the impact of KQED to thousands of teachers, students, parents and media professionals through workshops, seminars and resources.