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CSU Long Beach

Friday, April 5

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Mattia photoChris Mattia, Director of Academic Technology at CSU Channel Islands, will speak on "The Evolution of Academic Technology in Supporting the Ever-growing Demands of Faculty and Students."

The role of Academic Technology continues to evolve and faculty and student appetites for services grow at a seemingly unquenchable rate. We've crossed the threshold of the LMS and the days of information scarcity are visible in our rear view mirror. We're now navigating a world of Cloud Computing, Mobile Ubiquity, MOOCs, and other obstacles/opportunities. Meanwhile, the need to engage and keep the learner at the center of our focus has never been greater.

We live in a world where technology companies produce beautifully designed products that bring devices and applications to life with a single touch, where online video-based instruction on numerous topics is a mere click away. Learners have come to expect the same level of performance, simplicity of design, and usability in every screen-based interaction they have. This keynote will explore these ideas and propose a framework for meeting evolving needs and expectations.


Please register your attendance at this meeting. There is no cost. Lunch will be provided to all CSU personnel who register by March 13.

Campus Information


The meeting takes place in Academic Services Building room 119, which is in the Karl Anatol Center. Look for the "AS" Building on the map.


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Park in Lot 6, which is very close to the Academic Services building.. There is no cost to those from the following CSU campuses: Bakersfield, Channel Islands, East Bay, Fullerton, Los Angeles, Maritime, Northridge, Pomona, Sacramento, San Jose, San Marcos, and Sonoma. Note: get the code to enter the Lot at the Visitor Information Center, located on Beach Drive.

If your campus is not on this list, the cost is $5.00.

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