Guglielmo Marconi University has achieved a great result appearing among the top 25 performers into three research categories, namely interdisciplinary publications, international joint publications and regional joint publications.
The third edition of the Workshop Eurasia, which aims to analyze the leading drivers of the economic development in Asia and the opportunities for Italian companies in that region, has been held in Rome 9-10 June 2016. The event has been organized by Unindustria and AGI under the patronage of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Within this event, Guglielmo Marconi University was called to organize a thematic seminar on the opportunities given by Horizon 2020 targeting China, especially in the light of the co-funding mechanism agreed by the EU and the Chinese Government to support joint projects between European and Chinese universities, research institutions and companies.
The Italian Institute of Nuclear Physics, INFN, and Università degli Studi Guglielmo Marconi continue their strong and fruitful collaboration in scientific research and learning programs. In this context, after fifteen successfully edition and starting from 2016, the two institutions propose together a new version of the “Incontri di Fisica”, now named “Incontri di Fisica 2.0”.
The Association GUIDE – Global Universities in Distance Learning continues to be at the forefront of higher education modernization by implementing new initiatives for supporting innovation in all of its aspects. Thanks to its huge network made up of more than 120 members coming from all over the world, GUIDE stays up to date on international issues, new ideas and potential problems especially related to the future of open and distance learning.
Which manual distribution model would you choose among, the purchase of printed books, the renting of printed books, the renting of texts in electronic format and the renting of texts in electronic format with their respective reading devices?
The question is crucial for every university that today must decide whether to move to e-books, keep paper books or prefer intermediary and gradual solutions. Daytona State College’s pilot project which investigated it for two years (2009-2011) tried to answer it through the different experiences, reactions and opinions of students and university staff in relation to the four proposed models.
Article first published in “EDUCAUSE review online”, December 2011, as open access article, published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License.
EU TUNE project is a transnational contest for secondary school students that will produce their digital stories through the Digital Storytelling language. EU TUNE aims at creating a community of secondary schools students from EU Member States, candidate and potential candidate partner countries in the Adriatic area. The aim of the project is to make young people “talk” about themselves through the digital storytelling language, in order to prevent the growing up of preconceptions and stereotypes. Moreover EU TUNE aims at fostering an inter-institutional dialogue among academics and representatives of Regional, Governmental and European institutions related to enlargement towards candidate and potential candidate partner countries.
Distance learning is not a widely diffused learning methodology within the Medical Field, in particular for refreshment of competencies among Medical Professionals. e-EDUMED e-Learning educational center in medicine is a two year project funded by the European Commission started in January 2011 now at the conclusion which has developed and implemented a Virtual Learning Centre focused on Vocational Training for Medical Doctors and Nursing Professionals in Ultrasound Techniques and patient care providing basic and advanced knowledge. Being an experienced target group, Virtual Classes have been developed to integrate the Learning Pathway. Based on The Problem Based Learning (PBL) Methodology, the learners have been able to learn from videos of real case studies, share feedbacks and experiences among peers.
For learning mediated by new technologies, the response to the likelihood of technological overexposure, with consequent cognitive overload, is inherent in the good practice of design thinking and storytelling applied to instructional design, or in the complex techniques and methods of narratives that provoke knowledge transfer.
The economy has long been considered an antithetical discipline to experiments, making it a stranger to the laboratory, the place of excellence for didactic experiments and research; it has therefore, until now, remained the undisputed and exclusive domain of theoretical tools and of the classical lecture.
Article first published in “@tic. revista d’innovació educativa”, n .8, 2012, pp. 26-32 as open access article, published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License.