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Pre-Conference Events – eLearning Africa 2006

Workshops, Seminars and Visits - Tuesday, 23th May, 2006

Seminar A

EU - BEANISH: Ethiopian and International Experiences

Leaders:

Prof. Sundeep Sahay, University of Oslo, Norway.
Prof. Jorn Braa, University of Oslo, Norway
Prof. Yemane Birhane, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Dr. Rahel Bekele, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

Time:

10.00 – 18.00

Workshop B

PRE-CONFERENCE EVENTS:
How to produce an instructional module on the Internet

a two-day, hands-on workshop for teachers, professors, trainers and educational experts with a three-week eLearning phase on the Internet.

Trainer:

Sebastian Hoffmann, Hoffmann & Reif Consultants, Germany

Time:

22 and 23 May 2006

WORKSHOPS

Workshops and Seminars - Wednesday, 24th May, 2006

Seminar 1

Supporting ODeL in African Universities

Leaders:

Peter Bateman and Catherine Ngugi, African Virtual University, Kenya

Time:

09.00 – 18.30

Seminar 2

European-African R&D Projects for Bridging the Digital Divide

Leaders:

Chairman:
Leopold Reif, Hoffmann & Reif, Germany

Presenters :
Jacques Babot, European Commission, Belgium
Prof. Joern Braa, University of Oslo, Norway
Prof. Rahel Bekele, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Dr. Nicolas Balacheff, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Grenoble, France
Chris Morris, Meraka Institute, Pretoria, South Africa
Mogotsa Moses Kewagamang, Ministry of Education, Gaborone, Botswana

Time:

10.00 – 18.00

Seminar 3

Quality for eLearning in Africa: Hands-on Training Workshop for Decision Makers, Educational Practitioners and Students

Leaders:

Stamenka Uvalic-Trumbic, Section for Reform, Innovation and Quality Assurance, UNESCO, France
Dr. Ulf-Daniel Ehlers, the European Foundation for Quality in eLearning and the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Time:

09:00 – 18:15

Seminar 4

e-Readiness: Making the Most of ICT for Educational Development in Africa: An African Development Bank and Microsoft Perspective, in Conjunction with NEPAD e-Africa Commission

Leaders:

Alice Hamer, African Development Bank, Social Sector, North, East and South Africa
Mark East, Microsoft, EMEA, UK
Professor Peter Kinyanjui, NEPAD, South Africa

Time:

10:00 – 17:00

Workshop 5

Connectivity Issues and Solutions in Remote, Rural and Developing Educational Communities

Leaders:

Mathy Vanbuel, ATiT, Belgium
Dr Adebayo Bamitale, Ethiopian School Net Project

Time:

10.00 – 17.00

Seminar 6

Capacity Building in and for eLearning

Leaders:

Dr. Jan Grabowski, InWEnt (Internationale Weiterbildung und Entwicklung GmbH – Capacity Building International), Germany
Frank Dubert, GTZ (Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit – Agency for German Technical Cooperation), Germany

Time:

9.30 – 12.30

Workshop 8

Mobile Learning: What's Happening, Has It Worked, What's Possible?

Leaders:

John Traxler, Applied Innovative Digital Technologies Research Group, University of Wolverhampton, UK
Leonard Mware Oloo, Kenya College of Communications Technology, Kenya

Time:

9.30 – 12.30

Seminar 9

The TESSA Programme: the Role of eLearning and ICTs in Teacher Education and Training in Africa

Leaders:

Prof. Bob Moon, The Open University - Centre for Research & Development in Teacher Education, UK

Time:

14.30 – 17.30

Workshop 10

Designing Learning for the Future

Leaders:

Prof. Alan Amory, Centre for IT in Higher Education, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Time:

14.00 – 17.00

Workshop 11

Establishing My Web Presence with a Blog

Leaders:

Tony Carr and Glenda Cox, Centre for Educational Technology, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Time:

13.30 – 17.30

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