Unite-IT Manager's Blog – May 2008 Archive (5)

European Commission launches the 2008 European eInclusion Awards

The European Commission has just launched the first ever European eInclusion Awards, which will celebrate the best and most imaginative uses of ICT to reduce digital and social exclusion.



The awards are open to organisations in the public, business and voluntary sector or civil society.



There are seven competition categories: Ageing Well; Marginalised Young People; Geographic Inclusion; Cultural Diversity; Digital Literacy; e-Accessibility and Inclusive Public… Continue

Added by Unite-IT Manager on May 29, 2008 at 13:28 — 2 Comments

Operational definition of a telecentre

Based on the underneath conversation, the resulting definition would be:



"A telecentre is a place where people can get help to access computers, the internet and other digital technologies that enable them to gather information, create, learn, and communicate with others. In doing so they develop essential 21st-century digital skills to enable them to find better employment opportunities, to participate meaningful into society or to improve and transform their… Continue

Added by Unite-IT Manager on May 20, 2008 at 16:00 — 8 Comments

How to follow up a group discussion?

Dear members,



Now that group discussions have started in 4 of our groups, I think it is my duty to explain you all a little bit more about how this tool works for engaging a group conversation.



There are only three things you should know (really, only three!):



Receive email notification from a specific group discussion

Once somebody started a discussion, you should tell the system if you want to be notified on your email that somebody replied to it.… Continue

Added by Unite-IT Manager on May 15, 2008 at 10:30 — No Comments

Operation "Show Up!"

Operation "Show up": GAME OVER



TOP SCORES



1. PAWEL MAKOWIECKI

for surrendering Cezary Skiepko, Katarzyna Rogutska, Krassimir Simonski,… Continue

Added by Unite-IT Manager on May 13, 2008 at 1:30 — 16 Comments

Riga: Open Space discussion reports

At the first Telecentre-europe Leaders Forum (Riga, April 8-9 2008) the meeting facilitator Allison Hewlitt invited participants to co-create the agenda for the rest of the meeting. People put their ideas on brightly coloured cards, provided the group with a short explanation, and placed them on the wall in a grid with time slots. Each of these would become a session, led by the initiator of the… Continue

Added by Unite-IT Manager on May 3, 2008 at 16:30 — No Comments

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