eLearning: a useful (and brief) manual available online

Lepori, B., Cantoni, L., Rezzonico S. (eds.) (2005) EDUM eLearning Manual, NewMinE Lab, Lugano (Switzerland)


internet: search engine use

Search engine use shoots up in the past year and edges towards email as the primary internet application, a report >>>

internet: Google testing click-to-call service

the service FAQ

eGovernment Library

eGovernment Library: essential eGovernment documentation at your fingertips >>>

la Carta nazionale delle professioni museali

la Carta nazionale delle professioni museali (also in english).
See in particular the sections devoted to "Responsabile del sito web (Website editor)" as well as:
"Responsabile dei servizi educativi (Educational services supervisor)" and "Operatore dei servizi educativi (Educational services assistant)".


Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference (EPIC)

a quite new field, which is likely to grow a lot:
EPIC 2005
an article about it

technology: machine translation

an interesting article in Wired: applications in military and other fields.


eLearning: a great leanring experience at the NewMinE Graduate School

working with Etienne Wenger, Otto Peters, Stefano Tardini, many friends/learners.
(the program).

in the pictures: the outsite scenario and the group in the auditorium ...


technology: problems for some Sony BMG disks

the problem as presented in the NYT
the dedicated website set up by Sony BMG

eLearning: anthropomorphic interface agents

a project at the Florida Stata University: >>>


eGovernment: new EU state-of-the-art publication

EU: eGovernment in the Member States of the European Union – 2nd edition

eLearning and podcasts

"Podcasts and e-Learning: A Primer To Getting Started", offered by Symstruct.

"Learning Feeds", the service offered by Eliott Masie.


eGovernment: about China again

Critics Press Companies on Internet Rights Issues, by Tom Zeller Jr., NYT, November 8, 2005 (access to the site is free, first-time visitors must register).

eLearning: two experiences in large corporations

two experiences, which are going to be presented at online educa in Berlin:
eBay Online-Training (in German)
Nanfor Ibérica and Digital Simulations (in Spanish)

eLearning: "The No Significant Difference Phenomenon" website

website designed to serve as a companion piece to Thomas L. Russell's book, "The No Significant Difference Phenomenon" (2001, IDECC, fifth edition).


formare per i media: le nuove professioni della comunicazione formativa

martedì 8 novembre 2005, presso l'Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano, intervengo alla tavola rotonda in occasione della conclusione e consegna dei diplomi del Master in Comunicazione e Formazione e del Corso di Perfezionamento in Media Education >>>

formazione per l'amministrazione pubblica

lunedì 14 novembre 2005, a Milano, inaugurazione dell'anno formativo 2006 di I.Re.F. e seminario su "La formazione per la pubblica amministrazione: sfide e proposte": un'occasione per riflettere su un ambito formativo molto importante >>>



Edward Tufte against the cognitive style of PowerPoint: >>>
Don Norman in defence of PowerPoint: >>>
how to make PowerPoint presentations interactive: >>>
professional templates (not so expensive): >>>

iPods & China

two articles on the subject, by Stefano Zecchi (in italiano) and Thomas Friedman (in English).