ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN, the largest global e-learning conference for the corporate, education and public service sectors, is the key annual networking event for the international e-learning and technology-supported learning and training industry, attracting and bringing together experts in the vanguard of technology-enhanced learning from around the world. Participants forge essential cross-industry contacts and partnerships, thereby enhancing their knowledge and expertise.
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This is the official Web site of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), run by the IGF Secretariat. Its purpose is to support the United Nations Secretary-General in carrying out the mandate from the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) with regard to convening a new forum for multi-stakeholder policy dialogue - the Internet Governance Forum (IGF). The site provides an interactive, collaborative space where all stakeholders can air their views and exchange ideas. For more (...)
Many educators may find computer games which are already common among students in this digital age as an educational promise to harness learning in the classroom but an expert said there is much to learn about it. Sylvia Martinez, president of US-based Generation of Youth and Educators Succeeding, who is one of the resource persons of the second ICT Education Conference, stressed this in her talk to explain how educators can discern the difference between hype and promise in considering (...)
This is a guide for those interested in doing technology audits, especially audits of the educational technology in school districts.
National Center for Technology Planning, December 2004. (PDF, 55 pages.)
For more information, see : Technology Audit Survivors Guide Version 1.1
This paper argues that the smart use of information and communications technologies (ICTs) in support of education can help solve the global problem of providing basic educational opportunities for all children. Deploying ICTs in schools can also have significant benefits for the communities in which the schools are located. Successful ’eSchools’ efforts in developing countries will, however, require hard work and cooperation from many players: in order to have real impact, it is essential (...)
Collaborative environments, cloud computing, and ’smart’ objects are among the technologies that a group of experts believes will have a profound impact on K-12 education within the next five years or sooner. The group, called the New Media Consortium (NMC), has come out with an annual report on emerging technologies in higher education for the last several years. This year, for the first time, NMC has issued a K-12 version of its ’Horizon Report’ as well. The Horizon Report: 2009 K-12 (...)
By combining the trusty old book, pen and paper with the possibilities offered by the computer and the interactive whiteboard, ICT can help to improve students’ understanding in maths education. So conclude a team of researchers led by Koeno Gravemeijer and Paul Drijvers from the Freudenthal Institute for Science and Mathematics Education (Utrecht University, The Netherlands). The researchers studied the interaction between learning, teaching and the use of technological tools. To this end (...)
This toolkit is designed to help education planners and practitioners integrate information and communication technologies (ICTs) into education systems. It is meant to be a practical resource about ICTs in education, and more specifically about setting up and operating schoolnet programmes and projects. A schoolnet programme is an organized set of activities that expands the use of ICTs and promotes sharing of educational resources by teachers and students at schools. Schoolnet (...)