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International Conference & Exhibition

Educating for the 21st Century

Speakers from: Bulgaria, England, Luxembourg, Finland, Georgia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Thailand, USA and South Africa.

This conference and exhibition will run alongside IOI ’97, the International Computer Olympiad in which teams from over 60 countries will be competing.

Presented by SBS Conferences, in association with the Computer Society of South Africa, UCT and IOI ’97

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Programme Overview

 

Day 1 Tuesday, 2 December 1997

Focus: Future Directions

Session 1

0800 Registration / Coffee
0900 Welcome address
Dr Mamphele Ramphele,
Vice Chancellor, UCT, SA
0920 Opening - Future World Conference
Lionel Hartmann,
Chairman IOI '97, SA
0945 Keynote address
Prof Sibusiso Bengu,
Minister of Education, SA
1030 Tea / Exhibition viewing / Networking
1100 The Internet style of learning and ThinkQuest
Dr Jonathan Miller,
Univ of Cape Town &
President of the Computer Society of South Africa, SA
1145 Educating for future work
Prof Arnold Packer,
Senior Fellow: Institute for Policy Studies
Johns Hopkins Univ, USA
1230 Lunch / Exhibition Viewing / Networking

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Day 1 Tuesday, 2 December 1997

Focus: Future Directions

Session 2

1330 Educational technology and educational reform - lessons for South Africa
Dr Philip Christensen,
Human Resource Development Consultant
1415 Informatics education - the need for change
Mike Chiles,
Director of Media Services,
W.Cape Education Dept, SA
1500 Tea / Exhibition / Networking
1530 What Informatics do we need to teach?
Prof Stanislaw Waligorski,
Institute of Informatics, Warsaw Univ, Poland
1615 The role of competitions in computing science education
Dr Tom Verhoeff,
Dept of Mathematics & Computing Science, Eindhoven Univ of Technology, Netherlands
1700 End of proceedings

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Day 2
Wednesday, 3 December 1997

Track One
Focus: Primary and Secondary Schools

Session 3

0800 Registration / Coffee
0900 The writing is on the Wall
Quintin Gee,
Information Technology Dept, Peninsula Technikon, SA
0930 Curriculum, resources and learning spaces - synergy or discord in the 21st Century
Costas Criticos,
Dept of Education, Univ of Natal, SA
1000 Tea / Exhibition viewing / Networking
1030 Learning via electronic mail - what and how?
Valentina Dagiene,
Institute of Mathematics & Informatics, Lithuania
1100 The Internet in the primary and secondary education of Hungary
Laszlo Gulyas,
Lorand Eotvos Univ, Budapest, Hungary
1130 A technology-enhanced approach in the natural sciences - challenges, realities and guidelines for implementation in South African schools
Dr Annette Wilkinson,
VISTA Univ, SA
1200 Lunch / Exhibition Viewing / Networking

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Day 2 Wednesday, 3 December 1997

Track One
Focus: Primary and Secondary Schools

Session 4

1300 Reading - will it become obsolete?
Edna Freinkel,
Founder & Trustee of Readucate, SA
1330 Calculus and Mathematica - a computer laboratory model
Dr Don Piele,
Univ of Wisconsin, USA
1400 The use of technology to support Curriculum 2005 and outcome based education
Charl Vorster,
CAMI Mathematics, SA
1430 Tea / Exhibition / Networking
1500 Computer literacy - problems and achievements at schools in Georgia
Prof Gia Gvaramia,
SITU Informatics, Ministry of Education of Georgia
1530 Information Technology - its implementation in education in Thailand (case study)
Dr Kanchit Malaivongs,
Deputy Director: National Electronics & Computer Technology Centre, Thailand
1600 End of proceedings

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Day 2
Wednesday, 3 December 1997

Track Two
Focus: Tertiary Education and Training

Session 5

0800 Registration / Coffee
0900 Technology based learning today - closing the gaps in the education continuum
Moira de Roche,
Area Manager, CBT Systems, SA
0930 Training Firms - a virtual company, simulated work environment in training youngsters and adults for office work
Dr Ries Kock,
National Institute for Curriculum Development, Netherlands
1000 Tea / Exhibition viewing / Networking
1030 A solutions architecture for the outcome-based approach in curriculum development for IT training
Alida Delport,
Managing Director of AD Consulting, SA
1100 Computer literacy at Vista University - an educationist/business perspective
Sanet Haupt & Gerome Thomas Mintoor,
Dept of Computer Science & Information Systems,
VISTA Univ, SA
1130 RoboProf - an interactive learning environment
Charlie Daly,
Lecturer: Computer Applications, Dublin City Univ, Ireland
1200 Lunch / Exhibition Viewing / Networking

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Day 2 Wednesday, 3 December 1997

Track Two
Focus: Tertiary Education and Training

Session 6

1300 The use of computers in teaching humanities subjects at UCT - the Multimedia Education Group Projects
Fiona Wilson,Marion Walton & Dr Harriet Deacon,
UCT, SA
1330 Multimedia and Internet - from traditional to innovative education
Dr Todorka Dimitrova,
Technical Univ, Sofia, Bulgaria
1400 Tea / Exhibition / Networking
1430 Technology based solutions for distance learning at Vista University - a case study

Jonathan Churchill & Dick Ng’ambi,
Dept of Computer Science & Information Systems,
VISTA Univ, SA

1500 The role of animation in multimedia presentations
Stacey Stent,
Multimedia Education Group, UCT, SA
1600 End of proceedings

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Day 3
Thursday, 4 December 1997

Focus: Harnessing the Technology

Session 7

0800 Registration / Coffee
0900 Impact of Java on curriculum development
Prof Judith Bishop,
Computer Science Dept, Univ of Pretoria, SA
0930 A model for the integration of computers in schools
Pam Miller,
Computer studies, Pinelands High School, SA
1000 The use of information and communication technologies as a part of the open learning environment in Finland
Jari Koivisto,
Counsellor of Education, Helsinki, Finland
1030 Internet technology trends in education
Dr Rob Kolstad,
President: Berkeley Software Design, USA
1100 Tea / Exhibition viewing / Networking
1130 Considerations for Internet student projects between geographically distant institutions - a European project
Dr Jyrki Nummenmaa,
Univ of Tampere, Finland
1200 The pedagogical potential of the Internet
Prof Daniel Weiler,
Mathematics & Computing Dept, Athénée de Luxembourg
1230 Lunch / Exhibition Viewing / Networking

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Day 3 Thursday, 4 December 1997

Focus: Harnessing the Technology

Session 8

1330 Ditributed learning - using current technologies to expand your classroom
Shelley Cooper,
Integrated Technologies Institute, SA
1400 Education and the Internet
Duncan Brown,
The Internet Solution, SA
1430 Tea / Exhibition / Networking
1500 The Internet in tomorrow's South African classroom
Gerald Roos,
Head: Educational Information Technology,
Education Dept W.Cape, SA
1530 Views of the future
Andrew Morris,
Freelance Computer Journalist, UK
1600 End of proceedings

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Exhibition

An exhibition of products and services is being held in conjunction with the Conference.

For information regarding exhibition spaces, posters, display and advertising opportunities, contact Adelé Hayward.

Tel: 021 914 2888 Fax: 021 914 2890 E-mail: registrar@sbs.co.za

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Venue

2 - 4 December 1997

Education Building, Middle Campus

University of Cape Town

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Conference Registration Fees

(Per person)

  Educationist Corporate
Half day R100 R300
Full day R150 R500
Three days R400 R1200

Fees include VAT, documentation, refreshments, picnic lunch and parking.

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Admininistration Details

Note:

Bookings may be made by fax, post or email. Bookings posted after 31 October 1997 should be confirmed by telephone, fax or e-mail.

Cancellations cannot be refunded later than ten working days prior to the congress date.

Payments can be made by credit card, cheque or bank transfer.

Cancellations prior to ten days before the seminar date will be refunded less 10% cancellation fee. Substitution of delegates will be permitted.

All cancellations MUST be confirmed in writing.

In event of unforeseen circumstances we reserve the right to change dates and / or venues.

Contact your local travel agent for travel and accommodation requirements. For accommodation reservations at UCT, contact: The University vacation office, +(27) 21 650 3001/2.

http://www.oldmutual.com/ioi97/

Bookings:

The Registrar
Strategic Business Services (Pty) Ltd
PO Box 1059
Oakdale 7534
South Africa

Fax: (021) 914-2890
International code: (+2721)

E-mail: registrar@sbs.co.za

Enquiries:
Louise Hullock or Adelé Hayward
Telephone: (021) 914-2888
International code: (+2721)

Presented by SBS Conferences, in association with
the Computer Society of South Africa,
UCT
and IOI ’97

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