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College of Education to host conference on advanced learning technologies

More than 200 faculty members and doctoral students from universities around the world in fields such as computer science, educational psychology and instructional technology will hear the latest research on everything from virtual worlds to mobile and wireless technologies for learning at the 11th International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies from July 6-8.

Hosted by the College of Education, the conference will feature talks by three invited speakers in Mahler Auditorium of the Georgia Center for Continuing Education Conference Center and Hotel.

Rory McGreal, the associate vice president of Athabasca University in Alberta, Canada, will deliver the keynote address, “Creationism, Evolution and Advanced Learning Technologies,” on July 7 at 9 a.m.

Michael Spector, professor and research scientist in the Learning and Performance Support Laboratory of UGA’s education college, is the conference co-chair.

UGA’s Provost Jere Morehead; David Lee, vice president for research; and Noel Gregg, associate dean for research in the education college, will open the conference with brief remarks.

The conference is sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the IEEE’s Computer Society and its Technical Committee on Learning Technology. More information about the conference is available online at