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Firm Introduces Nigerian Translation Software
Classrooms Go Paperless in Omaha
US-Based OnlineMBA Programs for Lebanese Students
Under-Privileged South Africa School Enters Technological Age
Sylvan International Universities (SIU) Announces Global University Network
The Jason Project: The Search for the Golden Fleece
Bram Duchovnay, JASON Project Content Manager
The Jason Project was created to encourage scientists and students to collaborate on research expeditionsusing advanced communications technologies. This article describes this project and the benefits it hasbrought to all involved.
Learning by Doing Science: Two Internet-Based Cases
Information and communication technologies provide the tools for a “learning by doing” strategy thatincreases students’ awareness of science as a lively and highly relevant subject. This article presents twoexamples of Internet-based collaborative environments for science education using the “learning by doing”approach: GLOBE and CSILE.
International Virtual Education Network (IVEN) for the Enhancement of Science and MathLearning in Latin America
Wadi D. Haddad, Coordinating Adviser, IVEN
IVEN is a pilot collaborative cross-country project in Latin America that aims to harness the potential ofinformation and communication technologies by combining conceptions of effective learning with appropriatecomputer, video and communication technologies.
Science Literacy: Project 2061/AAAS Experiences in Panama
Fernando Cajas, Project 2061, American Association for the Advancement of Science
The article outlines efforts in reforming science, mathematics, and technology education and describes thekind of professional development programs that Project 2061 has designed for Panama and the plans forscaling up such programs at a national level.
The IMMEX Project: Technology for Problem-Solving
Anais Dyer, IMMEX Project and Ron Stevens, Ph.D. Director, IMMEX Project
The IMMEX project offers an innovative, problem-solving software system that is designed to pose complex,real-life problems to students, for which there are multiple solution pathways.
Realizing the Possibilities: A Technology-Assisted Learning Center at Universidad Mayor deSan Andrés, La Paz, Bolivia
Kelly Curran, Natalie Maier, and Theresa Norton, JHPIEGO
"For Maria Elena, the TALC is a window to the world, allowing her to access up-to-date medical articles ande-mail family and friends. Her education and personal satisfaction have taken a quantum leap."