Starts 30 Sep 2013
Ends 2 Oct 2013
Central European Time
ICTP
Adriatico Guest House (EKLUND Lab.)
Via Grignano, 9 34151 - Trieste (Italy)
The Science Dissemination Unit (SDU) of the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) will organize a workshop on Science Dissemination and On-line Certification for All, to be held at the ICTP, Trieste, Italy from September 30 to October 2, 2013.

The workshop aims to guide the scientific community in developing countries into the potentialities of new, low-cost scientific pedagogical tools for the creation, and dissemination of on-line educational resources at a large-scale.

The workshop also aims to give a balanced mix of technical detail, general overview and societal impact. Suggested topics include: Massive on-line open courses (MOOCs); Infrastructure, design and technological issues with video capturing; Video course development and cultural issues in video learning systems; Asynchronous and synchronous web casting systems, Apps; Creative uses of video and role of rich-media in science; Particular attention will be paid towards innovation within a scientific environment.

Organizers

E. Canessa, C. Fonda, M. Zennaro (SDU/ICTP).
ICTP Local Organizer: E. Canessa