State of the Blogosphere / 2008

from technorati >>>


7 Things You Should Know About...

for those who don't know it, a very nice initiative by EDUCAUSE >>>

Using Twitter as an Education Tool

By Ron Jones, Search Engine Watch >>>

Google Receive 71 Percent of U.S. Searches in August 2008

from Hitwise >>>


Stanford Engineering Everywhere

an online portal offering ten courses from Stanford’s School of Engineering— including the three-course introductory sequence in Computer Science— free of charge >>>


NASA for schools

worth a visit >>>


Education & Information Technology Digital Library (EdITLib)

just in case you haven't yet bookmarked it >>>

terrorism & the internet

i've hosted a seminar by dr. Marc Sageman, author of Leaderless Jihad. Terror Networks in the Twenty-First Century; the event has been organized in collaboration with the US Embassy in Bern.


Red-Ink doctoral Scool in Tesserete

just finished a great seminar:
Red-Ink website (with the seminar program) >>>
Red-Ink blog >>>
Pictures from the seminar (built using Animoto, a nice tool)

Government 2.0 and Beyond: Harnessing Collective Intelligence

September 19, 2008: Government 2.0 and Beyond: Harnessing Collective Intelligence” Attendees at this half-day event will explore the social implications and the impact of globalization of the web as a platform rather than an application. This paradigm shift,
referred to as “Web 2.0,” enables us to leverage customer self-service and data management to access the entire web

it is possible to participate online: >>>

Run by IRM. Since 1988, the Information Resources Management (IRM) College has served as the Federal Government’s primary education provider for information-driven initiatives, delivering customized educational experiences to current and future information leaders. Today, the IRM College is the largest component of National Defense University and is internationally recognized as the institution of choice to develop leaders for an interconnected, dynamic world. The faculty and staff are committed to building on past successes and to harnessing the power of information for the 21st Century through education, global partnerships, and collaboration. 


master in Intercultural Communication

i've just finished a one and half day module on ICT and intercultural communication. participants published an interesting blog >>>


Evaluating eLearning in Higher Education

Stockholm (SE), September 2008 – A report on evaluating eLearning in higher education titled ELearning: aspects and criteria for the evaluation of eLearning in higher education has been published by the Swedish National Agency for Higher Education (HSV).
(in pdf format) >>>



Google Chrome

just tried the new Google browser >>>