Teaching and learning technology conference set for April 25

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On April 23, 2008

Educational Technology will host the first ever Missouri S&T Teaching and Learning Technology Conference in the Havener Center from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, April 25. All campus faculty and staff are welcome to attend.
The conference will showcase the many ways in which faculty and staff use technology to enhance the learning experience for students.
If you are interested in attending this conference, please visit the EdTech website for the registration information. Registered attendees will be eligible to win a number of door prizes such as Dell all-in-one printers, $100 gift card to Amazon.com and 2GB USB flash drives. Registered attendees will also be able to join us for breakfast and lunch courtesy of TurningTechnologies, Blackboard, Wimba, and Sprint.

Professor Robert “Rocky” Keel will be the keynote speaker at 9 a.m. on April 25 in St. Pat’s A on the second floor of the Havener Center. Keel teaches Sociology at UMSL and has been integrating web and Internet-based instruction into his courses since 1993.
Other presenters include a diverse array of Missouri S&T faculty and staff:
Dr. Matt Insall – Mathematics and Statistics
Dr. Irina Ivliyeva – Arts, Language, and Philosophy
Dr. Audra Merfeld-Langston – Arts, Language, and Philosophy
Dr. Doug Carroll – Interdisciplinary Engineering
Dr. Dan Cernusca – Extended Learning
Dr. Katie Grantham Lough – Interdisciplinary Engineering
Dr. Klaus Woelk – Chemistry
Dr. Richard Hall – Laboratory for Information Technology Evaluation (LITE)
Amanda Piegza – Library
Meg Brady – Educational Technology
John Morrison – Blackboard
Vendors will be on hand to display their technologies and answer questions about the technologies we have employed here on campus.
Several groups on campus such as CTEL/LITE, the Library, CERTI, and more will have poster presentations about their projects and activities.

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