Lifelong Learning to focus on technology and its use

November 14, 2012

Categories: General News

On Friday, Nov. 16, Retired Illinois State University professor, Emerson Wiens will illustrate his points of the positive and negative aspects of technology during the sesson of Lifelong Learning.

Wiens went to Tabor one semester and then transferred to Bethel in order to get a degree in Industrial Arts Education. He returned to teach for 23 years at Bethel and earned a doctorate in Vocational and Technical Education at the University of Illinois. He is now a retired professor from Illinois State University., Normal Ill., where he taught “technology in society” courses for 12 years.

The session will begin at 9:45 a.m. in the Wohlgemuth Music Education Center. Lifelong Learning is held regularly through the fall and spring semesters according to program director Connie Isaac. Fees are $4 per session, or with semester membership. Registration allows for optional lunch at discount in the cafeteria after the session.

For more information, contact Connie Isaac, coordinator at 620-947-5964, or