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CSUN Hosts Seventh Annual Technology Fair

June 14, 2017

Keynote speaker Robbie Melton.

Photo Courtesy of CSUN Today/Luis Garcia

"The California State University, Northridge campus community invited faculty and staff to the seventh annual Technology Fair on May 11 at the University Student Union Grand Salon. The fair familiarizes faculty and staff with new technology trends in higher education.

This year’s tech fair, organized by CSUN’s Department of Information Technology, featured tables with representatives from vendors such as Microsoft, Lynda and Apple.

Ryan Zervakos, a representative from, explained how Lynda is beneficial to CSUN students. “ is an online learning platform for students — it’s provided by [CSUN] for free, for any student,” Zervakos said. “ is for personal development and professional development.”

The event also included a lecture from Robbie Melton, a special education teacher and associate vice chancellor of mobilization and emerging technology for the Tennessee Board of Regents.

Melton’s presentation titled The Emergence of the Internet of Things, Smart Connected Devices and EduGadgets for Real-Time On-Demand Transformation of Education, covered different types of technology and explained the importance of technology in classrooms."

Read more about the tech fair at CSUN Today