“Over the next three years, we are going to ensure that 30,000 European schools are twinned over the Internet.”
The EU Council has recently approved the 2004-2006 eLearning Programme. Some 44 million euros will be invested in providing incentives for the twinning of schools, the development of virtual campuses and the promotion of digital literacy.
e-Accessibility has been described as ramps to Internet indicating that it refers to disabled people’s access to knowledge services using the Information and Communication Technologies.
Interviews with students and their parents about the use of ICT in learning and work put in evidence that the digital divide is in fact age-related.
TeleCities, the major network of cities in the field of Information Society, officialy launched the Charter of eRights of Citizensduring the Joint EUROCITIES/TeleCities/ACCESS Conference held in Porto, Portugal, on November 27.
The first phase of the World Summit of Information Society (Geneve, December 10-12th) has adopted a Declaration of Principles and a Plan of Action in order to reduce the so called Digital Divide in the world.
At the end of February 2003 the Fathom consortium, made up of such prestigious organisations as Columbia University, the University of Michigan, the University of Chicago, the London School of Economics, The British Library, the British Museum, the...
Is this the moment for those in the eLearning community to consider whether it is so special? Online courses and training have been shown to be beneficial but technologies are only a means to an end and they are mostly tools for teachers to use. So...