July conference at MSU

AUTHOR: STAFF

July conference at MSU

to offer technology tips

STARKVILLE -A Mississippi State University conference next month will examine the effect of technology in classrooms, business and industry.

“Learning and Teaching with Innovative Technology” is the theme July 17-19 for the fourth annual Emerging Telecommunication Technologies Conference sponsored by the university’s Division of Continuing Education.

More than 100 educators, technology coordinators, technology support staff and others are expected to attend sessions on subjects ranging from teaching via the Internet to learning and teaching with desktop videoconferencing.

Participants also will visit electronic laboratories to learn creative approaches for teaching with technology, said Kathleen Olivieri, coordinator of distance learning.

“This conference provides up-to-date information about emerging technologies, educational trends, and techniques that work,” she said.

For more information about the conference, contact Olivieri at (601) 325-2639.