I-Simply project – pilot course

Posted by on Jan 30, 2014 in e-learning | 0 comments

The testing of iSIMPLY pilot course will take place in 4 partner countries: France, Romania, Greece and Turkey. The major outcome are the national reports. Each participating testing country will manage a group belonging to their profile of approximately 15 -20 participants. Each group will test the e-learning platforms: Moodle and Kwebo. The 4 partners will constitute the national contact points, provide a facilitator online and solve administrative issues that may arise.

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Posted by on Dec 11, 2013 in e-learning, Social Media | 0 comments

ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN is the largest global conference on technology supported
learning and training for the corporate, education and public service
The conference was attended by 2500 participants from over 100 countries.
The ISimply project was presented during the conference to over 100 people
by Anita Pincas from Institute of Education – London University.
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Learn and Share

Posted by on Dec 10, 2013 in e-learning, Social Media | 0 comments


During 5-6 December 2013 the Romanian National Agency for Community Programmes in the Field of Education and Vocational Training organised at the National Library in Bucharest, the National Valorisation Conference “Learn and Share”.  The Isimply project and other 23 good practice projects implemented through Lifelong Learning and Youth in Action programmes in 2011 and 2012, were disseminated during the event. The event was attended by over 200 people: teachers, trainers, project managers and project participants, volunteers, students, young people and others from all over the country!

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Improve visibility

Posted by on Nov 21, 2013 in e-learning, Social Media | 0 comments

Video is the content the most shared on the web. With the appropriate use of technologies, its visibility can goe beyond the frontiers and its costs is much lower than publicity on traditional media. For eg, Youtube has become the largest broadcaster in the world and offers TV channel possibilities. If the use of an external service provider is justified for high quality movies (multiple cameras and actors), for simpler sequences, a small camera or a smartphone are enough. If there is a lot of video editing tools, payable or free, Youtube also has its own editor (http://www.youtube.com/editor).

The key is to adapat the film to the audience, to make him want to talk about it and share it via social media networks. Youtube channel is, unless specific settings, linked to google+ account and allow to create TV channel very easily. You can define your own banner and include a presentation sequence, a kind of trailer for your brand. Youtube videos and channels can be exported easily into you own web site, saving storage space. Up to you to authorize, monitors and moderates votes and comments. Youtube works with Analytics Google tool to estimate numbers of minutes watched, origin of views, numbers of subscribers and so on.

A TV channel is a good mean to offer a dynamic and original content, adapted to larged audience, to promote buzz, to gain hearing on initial phase or to boost the popularity of contents.

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Facebook improves its advertisement system

Posted by on Nov 15, 2013 in e-learning, Social Media | 0 comments

After the collaboration agreement with Google concerning its advertising manager (DoubleClick) in october, and with 369 millions of dollars R&D investment, Facebook continues to develop its information technology. Recently, the second most visited site in the world after Google has decided to improve its advestisement system. Till now, behavioral targeting, based on navigation history, was the most used technology to identify user profiles. It can evolve with a new improvement : analyzing mouse movements, Facebook hopes to refine its behavioral analyze. It would optimize the placement and the format of advertising but also define user profiles more precisely : appreciated colors, significative text elements, best informational context, site favorite area displayed on mobile.

All those informations, combined with others (geographical informations, navigation history, usage informations) would be stored on an infrastructure extension (the current one handles 300 petabytes), and would create a user profiles central database for advertising, which represents 90% of Facebook gains, but also significant datas in terms of business intelligence.

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