The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) launches its fourth annual Webcast series on Oct. 15. The series provides an online professional development tool for education technology leaders in schools and school districts across the country.
The Webcast series begins with a 60-minute interactive presentation titled "The Growing Disconnect Between Educators and Students Around Technology." The session focuses on the "Speak Up 2007" findings that reveal growing differences among students, teachers, and parents on the role of technology in education.
Upcoming Webcast sessions include:
What Superintendents Need from YOU, the Technology Leader – Nov. 19, 2008
Major Technology Trends that School District CTOs Must Know – Dec. 10, 2008
Long Tail Learners: How Technology Transforms Learning – Jan. 21, 2009
Hot Technology Trends – April 15, 2009
Web 2.0 in Education: Policies and Leadership – May 13, 2009
The Webcasts are conducted on Wednesdays from 1-2 p.m., eastern time. Participation is free for CoSN members; nonmembers pay $59 per Webcast.