Fort Hays State University will hold its inaugural Mobile Teaching and Learning Conference from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, in the Memorial Union on the FHSU campus.
Knowledgeable speakers from professional fields will work with members of the FHSU community to present 16 sessions aimed at educating faculty and students on topics such as choosing a suitable wireless device and creating electronic portfolios. Other sessions will look at the effects of technology has in the classroom and new developments in classroom technology. Each session will demonstrate ways for both faculty and students to get the most out of technology and enhance both the learning and teaching experience.
The conference includes displays from FHSU's Center for Teaching Excellence and Learning Technology and from vendors such as Absolute Software, Apple, Dell, Gateway, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Lotus Workspace, Nex-Tech, Rsmart and Unicel.
Participants can register to win a scholarship courtesy of Nex-Tech, laser printers from Dell, an I-Mate personal computing device from Hewlett-Packard and an MP3 player.
The conference is sponsored by FHSU's offices of the president and provost, Forsyth Library, Computing and Telecommunication Center, Mobile Computing Task Force and Student Government Association in conjunction with Nex-Tech, Apple, Dell, Gateway, Hewlett-Packard and IBM.