eLearning

Raising Awareness for AfricaConnect3 project at the 15th Annual eLearning Africa Conference

Technology continues to play an increasing role in Research and Education as the world makes strides in E-learning. The eLearning Africa conference brings together organizations, leaders and enthusiasts from across the world who are actively shaping the future of research and education through technology. This provides a great platform for networking and raising awareness. UbuntuNet …

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Instructional Design in E-Learning webinar excites participants

There has been overwhelming response and feedback from participants that attended the Instructional Design in E-Learning webinar aimed at drilling university and college lecturers and instructors on how to design effective online lessons. The webinar, organized by UbuntuNet Alliance in partnership with Makerere University, was held Wednesday, 27 May 2020 and facilitated by e-learning specialist …

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Register for the lecturers webinar on instructional design on E-Learning, 27 May, 2020

As the world continues to face the COVID-19 pandemic, government restrictions aim to distance people to reduce further cases. Many schools and universities around the world remain closed. While these restrictions have significantly impacted education globally, not all outcomes have been negative. The COVID-19 crisis has triggered an online boom for education with many education …

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Register for the UbuntuNet Alliance, SomaliREN BigBlueButton Webinar

The recent outbreak of  the COVID-19 pandemic has forced governments around the globe to put in place different measures to curb the spread of the pandemic. One of these measures is the closure of teaching and learning institutions including universities. This has inadvertently halted teaching and learning in universities thereby posing a threat of disruption …

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SomaliREN’s efforts to support universities in the face of COVID-19 – A beacon of hope!

The COVID19 virus outbreak has had a severe impact on all sectors and especially the education sector. The social distancing policy called for the suspension of all gatherings, including classrooms. The directive by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Higher Education to suspend the classes at the schools and universities for two weeks has come …

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UbuntuNet enabled doctors to participate in Global Telemedicine event

In 2015, UbuntuNet Alliance NRENs are set to remotely participate in another Dengue Fever Workshop to be held in Fukuoka, Japan on 1st March. The Telemedicine Workshop will be characterised by a presentation on Ebola, one of the most challenging infectious diseases yet to hit Africa, West Africa in particular. However, wider participation from researchers, …

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African research community increases uptake of e-Infrastructure development

Mahatma Ghandi once said, “We have to be the change we want to see.” Likewise, when we build e-Infrastructures to enable scientists across the world to work collaboratively, this could significantly assist Africa to drive the innovation and development that the continent wants to see. A recent study published in Palgrave Communications, conducted by members …

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Why Gastric cancer experts are opting for remote education

Gastric Cancer expert Yao Fang Lu MD, Associate Professor Department of Gastroenterology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital (PUMCH) in Beijing China says demand for remote education system is on the rise among teaching hospitals. “Remote teleconference has obvious advantages as compared to traditional meetings which meets the demands of increasing communication of endoscopists, pathologists and …

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