Topic: e-learning

CULTURE is the password for the future

The main aim of Lu.Be.C. 2013 was to join together best representatives from public institutions and private companies to discuss about valorization of cultural heritage and tourism, through focus groups, workshops, debates and seminars which were highlighted and identified new tools for unlocking the amazing potential for the development of Italy. Valuable guests and expertise enhanced the general theme: Culture is the password for the future. Continue reading

Carrozza’s Decree: Italian school little digital

The Italian School for the moment will be little digital, as we knew. Carrozza’s Decree actually annuls the acceleration given by Minister Francesco Profumo.Despite of that, in Italy the Italian digital readers number increases by 45,5%, as AIE (Italian Publishers Association) registered during the 6th Editech edition. The Italians’ 61,5% reads at least an e-Book.

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LuBeC Conference 2013 – “CULTURA: password for future”

The ninth edition of LuBeC will take place in October 17th and 18th 2013 in the traditional beautiful venue of Real Collegio in Lucca and will continue on the 19th with “Lucca open for LuBeC”, when the city will offer the LuBeC participants special openings … 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

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Online talk about Future of Education, with Professor Peter Scott

On 24th of May 2013 (1 PM Brussels time / CET), as part of the “Future Fridays” series of webinars on Futurium, Professor Peter Scott, Director of the Knowledge Media Institute, will present his vision of the Future of Education & Learning. Participation to this webinar is free and open to all who are interested in the subject. Only registration is required. The webinar will take place entirely online in a virtual room. Continue reading

Dr. Irene Pivetti (Chairmain of Only Italia) with Prof.Vito Cappellini (Florence University) (c) Promoter srl archive
Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts (EVA) @ Florence 2013

Florence hosted an international event that includes a Conference, Workshops, Meetings & an Exhibition. The Electronic Information, the Visual Arts and Beyond (EVA Conferences) are a series of international interdisciplinary conferences mainly in Europe, but also elsewhere in the world, for people interested in the application of information technology to the cultural and especially the visual arts field. Continue reading

Emigrants at Ellis Island – two Italian children Credit: French National Library - Bibliothèque Nationale de France, public domain image
Leaving Europe: A new life in America

Jointly curated by the two digital libraries, the exhibition uses photographs, manuscripts, broadsheets, paintings, letters, audio, government documents and other unique materials to chart people’s journeys across the European continent and their settlement in the United States. The DPLA and Europeana—guided by a common mission to make the riches of libraries, museums, and archives openly available to everyone in the world—collaborated regularly with curators, content partners, project staff, and others to design and build the exhibition cooperatively. Continue reading

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TNC2013, TERENA Networking Conference

The TERENA Networking Conference (TNC) is the largest and most prestigious European research networking conference – over 500 participants including decision makers, networking specialists and managers from all major European networking and research organisations, universities, worldwide sister institutions and industry … Continue reading

EC-funded AfricaConnect project launches UbuntuNet

The initiative is being financed under the AfricaConnect project, which is co-funded by the European Commission and beneficiary countries. The network will dramatically accelerate the development of the Information Society in Africa, providing advanced data communications infrastructure and enabling African researchers to collaborate more easily in advanced international research projects. Continue reading

HOMER project for the mediterranean area

The overall goal of HOMER is to contribute to unlock the full potential of the Public Sector Information in the Mediterranean space, by contributing to make the all area a competitive territory, able to match global competition and to ensure a sustainable growth and employment for the next generations. Continue reading