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Jerry Marino & Susan Connell
Fall 2004

TOPIC: Education in the 21st Century: The California Vision

Who: Alliance for Distance Education in California (ADEC)
When: Thursday, November 18, 2004 at 11:00 AM until 1 PM
What: Webcast On Higher Education Policy in California
Where: Any location that can access an IP-based webcast
Contact: Van Bridgeman
Assistant Director, Distance Learning / Senior Producer – DHTV
The Center for Mediated Instruction and Distance Learning
California State University, Dominguez Hills
TEL: 310.243.2675 FAX: 310.516.4127

On Nov. 18, 2004 you have an opportunity to participate and report on a Webcast focused on higher education policy in California. As California works to update its 40-year-old Master Plan for Higher Education, the Alliance for Distance Education in California (ADEC) is hosting a Webcast to provide information, direction and policy support to California’s legislators.

Ann Morey, Director for the Center of Educational Policy at San Diego State Universityand Bruce Hamlett, Chief Consultant, Assembly Higher Education Committee California Legislature will present their view of California’s higher education needs, resources and direction. All viewers can ask questions and provide input via text messaging from Internet. This web conference will provide direct input and perspective on issues including:

  • Higher education: Who needs it? Who gets it?
  • Lowering the barriers to higher education: What can distance learning offer?
  • Can state supported universities and community colleges take back the distance learning momentum from private institutions?
  • How will our public distance learning programs regain the enrollments lost to private universities?
  • Can institutions cooperate on important issues like credit transfers, degree programs and tuition?
  • How can institutions realize cost benefits from technology while optimizing the learning experience with distance education

Access the free Webcast at http://dhtv1.csudh.edu/ava_adec03/ava_player.php
on November 18, 2004 at 11:00 AM via the Internet You’ll be able to see and hear the conference and ask your questions to the panel.

About ADEC
Founded in 1989, the Alliance for Distance Education in California is an association of over 200 professionals dedicated to the development of distance learning. ADEC is the only California-based organization that emphasizes cooperation between all segments of education — kindergarten through university, lifelong learning, and business training — and represents a continuation of ADEC's goal to promote partnerships and collaborations among all levels of education and training.


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