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techArts: Urban Girls Get a Handle on Computer Graphics

techArts is a community-action project that encourages adolescent girls in Buffalo, New York to learn about and use computers and computer graphics.
 
Mary Flanagan
University of Buffalo
231 Center for the Arts
Buffalo, New York 14260 USA
marydot@attglobal.net

 
 

CyberInstitute Technology Magnet School @ Riverside High School

Panelists summarized the chronology of establishing a digital, media-based magnet school program in an at-risk high school to prepare students for higher education and the computer graphics arena.
 
Diego Morales
Dennis Crawley

CyberInstitute@Riverside High School
301 Midway Drive
El Paso, Texas 79915 USA
dcrawley@elp.rr.com

 
 

If You Build It: The Story of an Online Collaborative Environment

Developers of The Collaboratory Project, an online community for K-12 educators created by Northwestern University, presented details of the successes and challenges they have faced.
 
Paul Hertz
The Collaboratory Project
Northwestern University
1890 Maple Street, Suite 175
Evanston. Illiniois 60201 USA
paul-hertz@nwu.edu

 
 

TeleCommunity: Visible Concept

Panelists reviewed the processes and accomplishments of TeleCommunity, including organizational issues, conceptual bases for work, educational approaches, institutional associations, and collaborations among participants.
 
Robert Dunn
Melanie Carr

Telecommunity at Duquesne University
111 The Oaks
Pittsburg, Pennsylvania 15215 USA
carrm@duq.edu

 
 

Community Outreach Programs: Challenges and Successes

This panel addressed similarities and differences in goals, challenges, and implementation strategies for Community Outreach programs presented at SIGGRAPH 2000.
 
Robert Dunn
Melanie Carr

Duquesne University
Paul Hertz
Northwestern University
Diego Morales
Dennis Crawley

CyberInstitute@Riverside High School
Mary Flanagan
University of Buffalo

 
 

Camp SIGGRAPH

Camp SIGGRAPH, an art and computer camp for New Orleans children in the 9-12 age range, was part of the SIGGRAPH 2000 Community Outreach program. The camp was hosted by the Louisiana Children's Museum and featured hands-on sessions on storytelling, storyboarding, and Web page design. In this sketch, camp participants showcased the Web pages they produced during their week at camp.
 
Adele Newton
University of Toronto
243 College Street
Toronto, Ontario M5T 1R5 CANADA

 

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