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* Personal computer versus television technology and the pros and cons of lifelong learning for teachers are two of the issues discussed on the pages of the latest issue of Envision, a magazine published by the National Council for Educational Technology.

Envision is available termly on subscription for Pounds 7.50. For details or to order, quote R96, NCET Sales, Milburn Hill Road, Science Park, Coventry CV4 7JJ. Tel: 01203 416669.

* Education Superhighways looks at the future of information technology and education. Published by the Financial Times, the book is the product of a conference held earlier this year. It costs Pounds 48 from the FT, 1 Southwark Bridge, London SE1 9HL. Tel: 0171 873 3000.

* Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh will host the 11th Interactive Learning Conference (IL '96) on August 15-17. The conference will feature "Visions for the Future" - a series of debates on education's multimedia revolution. The winners of The Edinburgh Awards for Educational Multimedia, for multimedia software available in the UK, will also be announced.

Details from In Conference Ltd, 10B Broughton Street Lane, Edinburgh EH1 3LY. Tel: 0131 556 9245. e-mail:

IL '96 Web site is at http:www.campus. bt.comCampusWorldpubIL96

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