Daily Archives: September 8, 2010

How an Amazonian Tribe Is Mastering the Modern World – Using the Internet to Save the Rainforest

The Surui people from the Brazilian rainforest are fighting to stop the destruction of their homeland. But instead of bows and arrows, they are using the Internet, GPS and Google Earth. Next they plan to start carbon emissions trading. Chief … Continue reading

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No Copyright Law: The Real Reason for Germany’s Industrial Expansion?

Did Germany experience rapid industrial expansion in the 19th century due to an absence of copyright law? A German historian argues that the massive proliferation of books, and thus knowledge, laid the foundation for the country’s industrial might. URL: http://www.spiegel.de/international/zeitgeist/0,1518,71…

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Designing e-tivities to increase learning-to-learn abilities

In this paper we present a detailed set of e-tivities framed in a learning design context. The e-tivities use Internet tools for teaching Personal Knowledge Management skills (PKM) to adult learners. PKM practices and the related required skills are strictly … Continue reading

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Education at a Glance 2010 – OECD Indicators – Full Report

The 2010 edition of Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators enables countries to see themselves in the light of other countries’ performance. It provides a rich, comparable and up-to-date array of indicators on systems and represents the consensus of professional … Continue reading

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A Green Knowledge Society – An ICT Policy Agenda to 2015 for Europe’s future Knowledge Society

In essence the report addresses the question of how we can further the development of a European knowledge society in practical terms. Te report opens with a vision of the social and economic advantages to the EU of a balanced … Continue reading

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Competencias de los Talentos en la Nueva Generación de e-Learning

En cualquier país, el estudiante talentoso que mantiene al día su formación – independientemente del contexto económico, social, lingüístico o de discapacidad– tiene el derecho de acceder a un entorno de aprendizaje en línea de buena calidad. Este artículo analiza … Continue reading

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