Topic: e-learning

How technology is reshaping learning and teaching?

Once there were notebooks, pens and colouring pencils; now books and pencils are joined – and often replaced – by laptops and tablets. Nowadays the children entering school are fully fledged digital natives. Technology reporter at the Daily Telegraph Sophie Curtis recently took part in an interactive experiment run, which involved sitting through two English lessons: one held the old way, without any kind of technology, and the second with all the latest digital gadgets. Continue reading


e-AGE 2014 Intercontinental Connectivity of the Pan Arab Network

Under the Patronage of His Highness Sayyid Taimur Bin As’ad Al Said, the 4th International Platform on Integrating Arab e-Infrastructure in a Global Environment, e-AGE 2014, was hosted by The Research Council (TRC) of Oman. In e-AGE 2014 the main theme was “Intercontinental Connectivity of the Pan Arab Network”.
Continue reading


King’s College London launches CultureCase

The Cultural Institute at King’s College London is happy to launch CultureCase: a new, free-to-use web resource that aims to put academic research to work in the cultural sector. The resource translates academic-standard research into digestible 300-word summaries and makes them available for the first time in one portal. Continue reading


REMIX Summit for Culture, Tech, Entrepreneurship

The event brings together world class speakers from across industries to discover, share and explore new ways to build big ideas in the cultural and creative industries. Continue reading


TICAL2014 Conference

The TICAL Conference is the place where the community come together, which is feed primarily with the experiences, knowledge and initiatives presented by universities, providing significant and unprecedented solutions around ICT topics for higher education institutions in all the areas of the university labor. Continue reading


eChallenges e-2015 Conference & Exhibition

PREFORMA project has been invited to disseminate its results and papers via the eChallenges e-2015 Conference & Exhibition organised in Vilnius, Lithuania from 25 – 27 November 2015 with the support of the European Commission. Continue reading


DiXiT now open for application

The Digital Scholarly Editions Initial Training Network (DiXiT) offers 12 fellowships to Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) for a period of 3 years and 5 fellowships to Experienced Researchers (ERs) for a period of 12 to 20 months. Fellowships are now open for applications (except 4 ER fellowships which will start at a later date). Continue reading


DiXiT project launched

DiXiT offers a coordinated training and research programme for 12 early stage researchers and 5 experienced researchers in the multi-disciplinary skills, technologies, theories, and methods of digital scholarly editing. The consortium is composed by important universities as full partners, coordinated by University of Cologne, plus associated partners that provide valuable scientists in charge. Continue reading


Linked Heritage training programme

The Learning Objects, developed in the frame of Linked Heritage, range from Europeana to aggregation, metadata standards, linked data, terminology, etc.) and address an identified shortage of awareness of these important topics. Continue reading


Web course on the development of applications for Catania Science Gateways

The goal of the course, organised in 4 webinars, is to create the skills to integrate scientific applications in Science Gateways implemented with the Catania Science Gateway Framework. This will allow the creation of an intercontinental team of deveopers able to respond to requests of integration of specific applications from Virtual Research Communities all around the globe. Continue reading