Thursday, July 26, 2012
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - James Anthony, Westminster College lecturer of mathematics, attended the Technologies in Education Conference May 16-18 at the College of St. Rose in Albany, N.Y.
Topics covered at the conference included: future trends in technology; student response systems in the mathematics classroom; how to increase student learning through the appropriate use of calculators, data acquisition, and other technologies in science and math classes; and assistive technology for reading, writing and math.
Anthony, who has been with Westminster since 2009, earned an undergraduate degree in secondary education, mathematics with specialization in computer science, from Lock Haven University and a master's in mathematics from Pennsylvania State University.
Contact Anthony at (724) 946-7285 or email for more information.
About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 376 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.
Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 42 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.