WMU News

Trudy Cobb presents at California TechEd conference

March 18, 2004

KALAMAZOO--Trudy Cobb, an associate professor of dance at Western Michigan University, will give a presentation titled "Computer, Camera, Action!" at the annual TechEd Events conference March 22-24 in Ontario, Calif.

Cobb's lecture will explain and demonstrate the uses of video capture, CD-Rom, WebCT and motion analysis software as tools to enhance dance training in the studio and during rehearsals.

A member of the WMU faculty since 1991, Cobb has used technology as a tool in the studio since she began teaching in the 1970s.

TechEd Events is a program of the Community College Foundation, a non-profit organization founded in 1983 and dedicated to excellence in education through effective uses of the latest technology solutions. TechEd Events produces annual events focused on partnering educators and the technology industry to learn from one another about new technology, teaching practices, and emerging trends that are affecting how students learn.

Go to <www.teched.org> to learn more about the conference.

Media contact: Liz Caldwell, 269 387-5830

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