Computer Technology Educators Get Connected at Course Technology’s 14th Annual National Conference Attendees learn about latest technology and share best practices with peers Boston, MA 04/08/2009 Course Technology, a part of Cengage Learning, the worldwide leader in computing education, held its 14th Annual National Conference March 11th -13th at the Red Rock Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, NV. The annual three-day conference invites computer technology educators to take part in hands-on training, networking opportunities; and discussions on industry trends, teaching best practices, and courseware solutions. This year’s conference hosted more than 500 technology educators and administrators from universities, community colleges, career colleges and high schools worldwide. The Conference 2009 focused on the latest technologies and their impact on teaching and learning, including discussions on the ever-changing student and how to best engage and prepare them for the real world. The event also featured a Thursday afternoon round-table lunch which afforded instructors the opportunity for interaction and networking with colleagues, as well as with Course Technology authors and staff. With more than 60 educational sessions and hands-on labs, this year’s National Conference featured sessions and labs on hot new technologies, Web 2.0, soft skills, Adobe Creative Suite 4, as well as some of the new and emerging Course Technology products including the Microsoft Office 2007 Premium Video Editions and CT3. Attendees also had the opportunity to test drive many of Course Technology’s key technology products in the interactive Learning Center exhibit hall. This year’s National Conference also marked the 20th Anniversary of Course Technology. Attendees were invited to celebrate this milestone with an opening night poolside celebration with members of the Course Technology staff. For more information about the Conference 2009, including a list of breakout sessions, a video recap, and photo gallery visit www.cengage.com/ct/conf09.