Category Archives: education

Greetings to all paying attention to #COP21

Greetings to all those paying attention to the Climate Change Conference #COP21. We’re asking how well the conference connects with remote participants and we want to know what’s taking place and what’s making news. This is a call for public … Continue reading

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Get Outdoors Nevada

Kudos to the organizers of this weekend’s Get Outdoors Nevada celebration at Sunset Park in Las Vegas. So many good people, such a a fun, family-friendly event at a beautiful city park with great viewing of the incoming and outgoing … Continue reading

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Literacy Day 2015

Happy International Literacy Day 2015 Translating: International Literacy Day Chinanteco (San Felipe Usila, Mexico): jm quieh a he ma jyi Quechua (Bolivia): Yachana Jatun Punchay Nyungar (Australia): Nidja Kedela Boolala Moort Bibbul Djinanginy (this day lots of people/family are looking … Continue reading

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June 2015 Hangout Highlights

I had hoped that I could blog about individual hangouts, but I just haven’t had the time. That said, discussions in June have been nothing short of wonderful. It’s as if friends and colleagues ‘get it’ and are ready to … Continue reading

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Sharing Should Not Be a Crime #openeducationwk

March 9-13, 2015 Open Education Week http://www.openeducationweek.org – @openeducationwk hashtag: #openeducationwk; wiki: http://planeta.wikispaces.com/OER This year we spotlight news from Colombia. Sharing should not be a crime and we certainly hope that Masters student Diego Gomez is not prosecuted for sharing an academic article … Continue reading

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03.2015

Some of the events we’re paying attention in March 2015 March 2 430pm Las Vegas World Wildlife Day Hangout March 3, 830am Las Vegas World Wildlife Day Hangout March 4-8 Te Matatini Kapa Haka (Christchurch, New Zealand) Facebook March 9 … Continue reading

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#StudyAbroadBecause ‘There is no travel without learning and no learning without travel’

Tuesday, December 23, we held a live video hangout focusing on ‘study abroad’ in tandem with the hashtag #StudyAbroadBecause Guests: Gregory Hubbs, Transitions Abroad @TransAbroad http://www.transitionsabroad.com Jessica Voigts, Wandering Educators @WanderingEds http://www.wanderingeducators.com As recommended reading, I would encourage friends to take a good look … Continue reading

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The Best of US #whtravelbloggers

Hangout with us and learn about study abroad! Tuesday, December 23, The Best of US Hangout Hashtag: #WHTravelBloggers Starting Time: 10am Las Vegas, 1pm New York City, 6pm London, Wednesday 5am Sydney Storify: https://storify.com/ronmader/whtravelbloggers Questions: Here are some questions I’ll … Continue reading

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Open Access Week 2014: Generation Open

Open Access Week is a global event now entering its eighth year in 2014 and takes place October 20-26. This is an opportunity for academic and research communities to learn about the benefits of Open Access, to share what they’ve … Continue reading

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Parks Inspiring Solutions Hangout (June 2014)

Tourism in parks and protected areas can be a boon to local conservation efforts or it can afflict biodiversity conservation and environmental management. Many travelers find meaningful encounters with nature in protected areas, but these wilderness fans are often at … Continue reading

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