Description 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.
Go to day
  • Monday, 30 September 2013
    • 08:30 - 09:45 Registration and Administrative matters, near Eklund Laboratory
      After you have Registered:
      
      - ADMINISTRATIVE FORMALITIES (daily living allowances/travel reimbursements, bank transactions, etc.) at the Operations Office, E. Fermi Building - just above the Leonardo Da Vinci Bldg.
      
      - MEAL COUPONS: balance will be issued by the Guesthouse Receptions one day after the on-line registration is completed according to the following timetables:
      Galileo Guesthouse:
      Tuesday to Friday 10.00-12.00 & 13.00-15.00
      Adriatico Guesthouse:
      Tuesday To Friday 13.00-15.00 
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 08:30 Registration and Administrative matters, near Eklund Laboratory 1h15'
    • 09:45 - 10:00 Opening
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 09:45 Opening 15'
        Speaker: Enrique Canessa, Marco Zennaro (ICTP-SDU, Trieste, Italy)
    • 10:00 - 10:40 Introduction to Massive Open On-line Courses (MOOC)
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:00 Introduction to Massive Open On-line Courses (MOOC) 40'
        Speaker: Seb Schmoller (fm.schmoller.net; previously CEO of the Association for Learning Technology, UK)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:40 - 11:20 On-line Courses and DxD.tv at National University of Colombia
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:40 On-line Courses and DxD.tv at National University of Colombia 40'
        Speaker: Raffaele Fazio (Univ. Nacional Colombia, Bogota, Colombia)
    • 11:20 - 12:00 Open On-line Courses at University of Pisa
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 11:20 Open On-line Courses at University of Pisa 40'
        Speaker: Enrica Salvatori (University of Pisa, Italy)
    • 12:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:00 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 14:00 - 14:40 WriteLatex: Free On-line Collaborative Tool for Science and Education
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 14:00 WriteLatex: Free On-line Collaborative Tool for Science and Education 40'
        Speaker: John Lees-Miller (writelatex.com)
    • 14:40 - 15:20 On-line Learning Programs at University of Parma
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 14:40 On-line Learning Programs at University of Parma 40'
        Speaker: Sara Valla (University of Parma, Italy)
    • 15:20 - 16:00 HOOC - High School Open On-line Courses
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 15:20 HOOC - High School Open On-line Courses 40'
        Speaker: Armando Pisani (I.S.I.S. Dante Alighieri, Gorizia, Italy)
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Terrace)
      • 16:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:30 - 17:10 MOOC Rising and the African MOOC
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 16:30 MOOC Rising and the African MOOC 40'
        Speaker: Donald Clark (planblearning.com, UK)
    • 17:10 - 17:40 New Dimensions to Science Education:
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 17:10 New Dimensions to Science Education: 30'
  • Tuesday, 1 October 2013
    • 09:00 - 09:30 UNESCO Educational Initiatives and UNESCO-SDU Collaboration
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 09:00 UNESCO Educational Initiatives and UNESCO-SDU Collaboration 30'
        Speaker: Imteyaz Khoabux (UNESCO Science Sector, Paris, France)
    • 09:30 - 10:00 Pinvox Method to Enhance Self-Study in Blended Learning
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 09:30 Pinvox Method to Enhance Self-Study in Blended Learning 30'
        Speaker: Bodgan Logofatu (CREDIS, University Bucharest, Romania)
    • 10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Terrace)
      • 10:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:30 - 11:10 MacEyA and MacPinvox: Free Tools for On-line Courses
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:30 MacEyA and MacPinvox: Free Tools for On-line Courses 40'
        Speaker: Altug Ozpineci (Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey)
    • 11:10 - 12:00 transLectures - Automated Transcription and Translation for MOOC
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 11:10 transLectures - Automated Transcription and Translation for MOOC 50'
        Speaker: Carlos Turro Ribalta (Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain)
    • 12:00 - 14:00 Welcome Buffet and Group Photo
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:00 Welcome Buffet and Group Photo 2h0'
    • 14:00 - 14:40 Educational Impact of Social Networks
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 14:00 Educational Impact of Social Networks 40'
        Speaker: Ismael Pena-Lopez (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 14:40 - 15:20 An Introductory Physics MOOC with a Laboratory
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 14:40 An Introductory Physics MOOC with a Laboratory 40'
        Speaker: Michael Schatz (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)
    • 15:20 - 16:00 Lessons Learned from being a MOOC Learner
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 15:20 Lessons Learned from being a MOOC Learner 40'
        Speaker: Seb Schmoller (fm.schmoller.net; previously CEO of the Association for Learning Technology, UK)
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Terrace)
      • 16:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:30 - 17:00 Mobile Learning: Resources and Strategies
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 16:30 Mobile Learning: Resources and Strategies 30'
        Speaker: Marco Ronchetti (University di Trento, Italy)
    • 17:00 - 17:40 MOOC - Monetisation and Certification
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 17:00 MOOC - Monetisation and Certification 40'
        Speaker: Donald Clark (planblearning.com, UK)
  • Wednesday, 2 October 2013
    • 09:00 - 09:30 Viidea: Publish Lectures On-line
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 09:00 Viidea: Publish Lectures On-line 30'
        Speaker: Peter Kese (CEO, Viidea.com)
    • 09:30 - 10:00 Videolectures Ingredients that can make Analytics Effective
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 09:30 Videolectures Ingredients that can make Analytics Effective 30'
        Speaker: Marco Ronchetti (University di Trento, Italy)
    • 10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Terrace)
      • 10:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:30 - 11:10 e-Mentoring of Phd and MSc Students
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:30 e-Mentoring of Phd and MSc Students 40'
        Speaker: Ismael Pena-Lopez (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:10 - 11:30 Automated LivEyA Streaming for On-line Science Education
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 11:10 Automated LivEyA Streaming for On-line Science Education 20'
        Speaker: Livio Tenze (ESTECO S.p.A., AREA Science Park, Trieste, Italy)
    • 11:30 - 12:00 Streaming Live Teaching with Ouagadougou University, Burkina Faso
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 11:30 Streaming Live Teaching with Ouagadougou University, Burkina Faso 30'
        Speaker: Nathan Habegger (University of Nantes, France)
    • 12:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:00 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 14:00 - 16:00 Case Studies and Projects by Participants
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 14:00 Case Studies and Projects by Participants 2h0'
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Terrace)
      • 16:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:30 - 17:30 Case Studies and Projects by Participants (contd.)
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 16:30 Case Studies and Projects by Participants (contd.) 1h0'
    • 17:30 - 17:45 Closing Remarks and Presentation of Certificates to Participants
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Eklund Informatics Lab (Lower Level 1)
      • 17:30 Closing Remarks and Presentation of Certificates to Participants 15'