2014-08-31

The Ultimate Directory Of Free Image Sources | Edublogger


So, you need an image for your blog? We’ve spent some time categorizing our favorite sources for free images and organizing them in such a way as to help you find what you’re looking for. Here are ...


2014-08-25

ICT Brings Students and Communities Together in the DR Congo - Masters and PhDs


Inveneo teamed up with United Methodist Communications (UMCom) and Steve Bryant from the General Board of Discipleship to begin building a power and financially sustainable Computer Center serving three institutions of higher learning in Kamina. Currently, Kamina Methodist University (KMU) is unable to offer students in its ICT program a functioning computer lab, a loss which results in the inability to do hands-on work to support their theoretical learnings. Once completed, however, the Computer Center will be used by KMU students, the Health Sciences College, the Teachers College, and local community members as a place to gather knowledge and build skills. It will serve 1,000 people!

 



2014-08-20

40 Maps That Explain The Internet


The internet increasingly pervades our lives, delivering information to us no matter where we are. It takes a complex system of cables, servers, towers, and other infrastructure, developed over decades, to allow us to stay in touch with our friends and family so effortlessly. Here are 40 maps that will help you better understand the internet — where it came from, how it works, and how it's used by people around the world.



Think Pedagogy First, Technology Second


Think Pedagogy First, Technology Second


2014-08-17

Inveneo Publishes White Paper on Top ICT Hardware Challenges - Masters and PhDs


Inveneo has teamed up with USAID and ARM Limited to publish our newest White Paper, “Emerging Markets: Top ICT Hardware Challenges”. Led by researcher Dr. Laura Hosman, formerly of the Illinois Institute of Technology, this publication has been created to educate engineers, designers, and manufacturers. Our report is to make ICT practitioners keenly aware of developing world hardware technology requirements and realities.

 



2014-08-16

Understanding the Ebola Virus and How You Can Avoid It - About Health Degrees


A Free Course on Understanding the Ebola Virus has been launched with the aim of helping to spread awareness and knowledge of the Ebola Virus, its dangers and threats, and information on how to avoid it among millions of online learners across Africa and worldwide. 



World of Difference 2014 in Kenya


The World of Difference team (Robert, Sanne, Pim and Fred) has been working in Kenya for more than six months now. Do you want to know what they've been up

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2014-08-15

Botched budget forces implementation backdown

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Budget launches in Australia generally attract praise and condemnation, depending on which side of politics the commentators are from. Only rarely is a budget almost universally condemned by the public – but this has happened with the first budget of Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s right-wing government. So unpopular has the government become as a result […]

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UNAM: First masters in gender and development studies

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The University of Namibia has admitted its first batch of students into a new masters degree programme in gender and development studies, kindling hope of new solutions to gender-related problems that include violence in which scores of women have been murdered. The degree follows three years of planning by the university, called UNAM, and partners […]

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Pinterest for the Flippin' Classroom? 16 Ways Educators Use Pinterest




Pinterest isn't just for wedding themes, DIY craft inspiration, and pretty pictures — it can also be a great educational tool! Here are some creative ways educators are using Pinterest to enhance the learning experience.