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For Immediate Release (01-60)
Date: October 25, 2001
Contacts:  Dr. Judy Ackerman, 240-567-5031; Patricia Dalton, 240- 567-5210
 
Math Educators, Researchers to Gather for 2001 International 
Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, Nov. 1-4
Montgomery College to Host This Year's Meeting in Downtown Baltimore

Mathematics educators and researchers from all over the worldR014representing two-year colleges and four-year colleges and universities, as well as high schoolsR014will converge in downtown Baltimore, Maryland from November 1-4 to participate in the 14th International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics (ICTCM).

Hosting this year’s conferenceR014which will be held at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront HotelR014is Montgomery College, Maryland's oldest and largest community college, with campuses in Rockville, Germantown and Takoma Park. Addison-Wesley is the conference sponsor.

“ICTCM is the premier meeting that focuses on the use of technology in the teaching and learning of collegiate mathematics, and Montgomery College is very proud to be this year's host,” said Dr. Judy Ackerman, Instructional Dean of Science, Engineering and Mathematics on Montgomery College's Rockville Campus. Dr. Ackerman is co-chairing the event, along with MC mathematics professor Patricia Dalton. “ICTCM is the premier meeting that focuses on the use of technology in the teaching and learning of collegiate mathematics.”

The conference will cover everything from the teaching of developmental mathematics to post-calculus, statistics and liberal arts math. Featured topics will include distance learning technologies and Web-assisted instruction. The program will include lecture sessions, hands-on computer mini-courses, hands-on calculator workshops, and exhibitsR014all designed to assist and enhance math educators’ courses.

The keynote address, “Changing the Interface: Technology in Education,” will be given by Mary Grush, Editor of Syllabus Magazine and Program Director for the Syllabus Conferences. The presentation will take place on Friday, November 2, beginning at 
8 am. 

For more information on the conference, call Corinna Mansfield, 201-785-2846, Pearson Education, or visit the ICTCM Web site at: www.ictcm.org

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