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Distributed February 22, 1996
Contact: Tracie Sweeney

Computing workshop will examine options, strategy for training

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- NERCOMP, the New England Regional Computing Program, is sponsoring a workshop at Brown University for computer users who plan, design, develop and deliver computer training. The workshop, open to the public, will be held Thursday, March 7, in the Sharpe Refectory, 144 Thayer St., from 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Panelists include members of Brown's Computing and Information Services staff as well as speakers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Bryant College, Wellesley College and Babson College. They will examine such topics as World Wide Web publishing, using the Web in the classroom and a variety of strategies and options for delivering computer training,

During the day, software and hardware vendors will be on hand to display their products and answer technical questions. Vendors will include Microsoft, Apple and Claris and video-projection hardware dealers In Focus, Sharp and Chisolm. Conference attendees will also be offered tours of Brown's Center for Information Technology facilities.

The conference is $50 for NERCOMP members, $125 for non-members. For registration information, call (508) 682-4100, send e-mail to [email protected], or visit NERCOMP's web site at

NERCOMP activities focus on education and support of faculty, information technology staff, librarians and administrators through workshops, conferences and roundtables held across the Northeast. NERCOMP also supports informal collaboration through its use of Internet mailing lists and the World Wide Web.