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May 22, 2001

Coastal Carolina Universitys Division of Extended Learning and Public Services is partnering with Myrtle Beach-based Anywhere Web Conferencing to offer eLearning opportunities to area businesses and service organizations. eLearning provides training seminars, lectures, workshops and courses over the Internet using two-way, real time audio and video technology. Classes and presentations are directed to specific targeted audiences or individuals no matter where they are located as long as they have access to the Internet.

According to Peter Balsamo, dean of Coastals Division of Extended Learning and Public Services, this innovative new approach to conferencing can save businesses enormous time, costs and logistical difficulties.

The benefits of Web conferencing include:

No travel, lodging, meals or inconvenience; High cost savings to reach highly targeted audiences; Flexible presentation schedules; Highly qualified speakers; Content specific to an organizations interests and needs; High sponsor visibility throughout the entire presentation.

Coastal also offers several other ways to use learning technologies to save on time and travel costs including online instruction.

For more information, contact Balsamo at 349-2648 or visit on the Internet.