Month: May 2020

SXSWEdu 2015: Education For All – How Far Have We Come?

Source: TES Global An important and undeniable thrust of the 2015 SXSWEdu conference has been the attempt to reconcile the nation’s educational inequalities. Marquee panels and sofa conversations alike have centered on this notion of access – access to college, to technology, to careers, to mentors, to professional development, to contemporary learning tools.Last […]

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eFest Day One

Here we all are at the first day of eFest. The feeling is relaxed and friendly and it looks like the emphasis is going to be on round table conversations – well the set up of the room has set the scene. Lots of familiar faces and it is good […]

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Integrated Cold Chain Network

The Cold Chain Infrastructure provides backbone support by storing the perishables and ensuring the availability of fruits and vegetables throughout the year, said Union FPI Minister Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal. […]

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Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women (IGDTUW) is hiring

New Delhi: Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women (IGDTUW) has released recruitment notification to fill up various teaching positions and non-teaching positions. There 20 faculty posts available for five departments: Information Technology (IT); Computer Science & Engineering (CSE); Mechanical and Automation Engineering (MAE); Basic and Applied Science(BAS); and Architecture and […]

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FLLinNZ facilitation sessions – day two

Sean McDougall – speaking via videoconferencing classrooms of the futurenot a lot has changed – still sitting in classrooms altogether slumped over desks which are unsuitable for learning and sitting at all day. All studying at same time in groups. Sean has been working in designing learning spaces for the future. […]

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eFest Workshop Communities of practice

Derek Chirnside – Communities of Practice, creative facilitation in a Web 2.0 worldSome wonderful insights into this phenomenon. A wonderful mix of multimedia to illustrate concepts and principles of what a community is and how to create it. A little bit of theory (situated cognition) and seeding some ideas e.g. […]

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Genealogy–the study of your family tree

I’m an archivist, but the research room where I spend some of my hours to help the public (when the public is allowed to enter) attracts more genealogists than historians. In the past, when someone came to the research room and said, “I’m interested in tracing my family tree—how do […]

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Day Three – Panel

The last part of the panel session was about the Future of learning 2027:Generic off-the-shelf products are no longer in vogue and businesses have moved out of the tertiary organisations. “The only sure thing is that things will change”. There may be holographs accessed via smart cards as learner needs […]

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