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User Conference Focuses on Classroom Clickers in Higher Ed

Turning Technologies has opened registration for its annual user conference for higher education. Turning Tech is the maker of classroom response systems ("classroom clickers") and other tools for collaboration in learning.

The main event will be held at Harvard University Oct. 10 and 11, 2010. It will include a keynote address with Harvard's Eric Mazur, Balkanski professor of physics and applied physics; Vanderbilt University's Derek Bruff, assistant director at the Vanderbilt U Center for Teaching; William Rankin, Abilene Christian University's director of education innovation; and Dan Levy, lecturer in public policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government a Harvard and faculty chair of MPA programs.

Other events during the main conference will include breakout sessions, panel discussions, and poster sessions.

A pre-conference featuring hands-on training sessions will also be held Oct. 9.

Registration for the conference alone runs $249. WIth the pre-conference, total registration costs $324. Further information and registration details can be found here. A full agenda can be found here.

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Executive Producer David Nagel heads up the editorial department for 1105 Media's education publications — which include two daily sites, a variety of newsletters and two monthly digital magazines covering technology in both K-12 and higher education.

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