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October 1- United Nations International Day of Older Persons

“By 2050, the number of older persons will be twice the number of children in developed countries, and the number of older persons in developing countries is expected to double. This trend will have profound[…]

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The Dark Side of Big Data

Big data is another big hit poised to transform society, from how we diagnose illness to how we educate children and more. Data analytics is not considered a hype (yet?), however there a voices that[…]

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Private Capital in Education growing

• At South by Southwest Education Event, Tensions Divide Entrepreneurs and Educators J.Young reports from Austin, Tex: Who should lead innovation in education—teachers or entrepreneurs? That key question was in the air here at 2013[…]

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Texting: language evolution or fingered speech?

Nowadays there is a common worry among parents and teachers related to the new uses of language by youngsters in texting services,  and how hand-held devices such as smartphones or tablets are influencing the way[…]

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ACE 2012 (Advances in Computer Entertainment Conference)

ACE (the Advances in Computer Entertainment Conference) is a forum for dissemination of cutting-edge research results in the area of entertainment computing. Interactive entertainment is one of the most vibrant areas of interest in modern[…]

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A value of the human evolution, not just economy

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SOPA, PIPA, y ahora CISPA: ¿la libertad de expresión en la diana?

  Posiblemente a estas alturas estáis ya familiarizados con las palabras SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) y PIPA (Protect IP Act). Ambos son acrónimos que responden a proyectos de ley estadounidenses destinados, en un sentido[…]

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Our News: The New Academic Council of the Chair

Last Wednesday, the 14th of March, UNESCO / UOC Chair in e-Learning held its 1st inaugural meeting of the Academic Council. The agenda of the meeting included the following issues, among others: The convening and the opening[…]

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Cicle de conferències-debat Agenda Política Del Desenvolupament Humà Sostenible (Càtedra UNESCO de Desenvolupament Humà Sostenible)

La Càtedra UNESCO de Desenvolupament Humà Sostenible de la UdG amb la col·laboració de l’Ateneu Popular 9 Barris. Arriba a la desena edició  del conferències Organitzades en el marc del Màster en Desenvolupament Humà Sostenible[…]

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Employment Opportunities at The African Virtual University

According to some information received from The African Virtual University (AVU), it seems that they are looking to fill some positions, so in case you are interested… Go ahead! Find the link below. Image ©[…]