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PROLEARN Academy Newsletter 11-08-2008

Aug 11, 2008

Dear reader,

this is the release of the weekly PROLEARN Academy Newsletter. With this approach we wish to inform you respecting the news in PROLEARN Academy about which are the new added elements, which are the events organized for the next week and some information about the projects registered in PROLEARN Academy.

*** Events in the next 7 days

IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning, 7th
Place: Monterey, California, Date: 2008-08-09 - 2008-08-12

World Library and Information Congress
Place: Quebec, Date: 2008-08-10 - 2008-08-14
Libraries without borders � Navigating towards global understanding, 74th, sponsored by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions

Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques (SIGGRAPH 2008)
Place: Los Angeles, California, Date: 2008-08-11 - 2008-08-15
International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, 35th. Los Angeles Convention Center.

International Conference on Communications and Information Technologies (ICCIT 2008)
Place: Vienna, Date: 2008-08-13 - 2008-08-15

International Conference on Hybrid Learning, 1st
Place: Hong Kong, Date: 2008-08-13 - 2008-08-15
City University of Hong Kong

International Conference on Computer, Electrical, Systems Science, and Engineering, 5th
Place: Vienna, Date: 2008-08-13 - 2008-08-15
sponsored by the World Enformatika Society

International Conference on Open Learning and Distance Education
Place: Vienna, Date: 2008-08-13 - 2008-08-15

Designing and Developing Faster, Cheaper, and Better e-Learning
Place: Online, Date: 2008-08-14 - 2008-08-15
presented by the eLearning Guild online

Americas Conference on Information Systems
Place: Toronto, Date: 2008-08-14 - 2008-08-17
Learning from the Past and Charting the Future of the Discipline

New Zealand Association of Distance Education (DEANZ) Conference
Place: Wellington, Date: 2008-08-17 - 2008-08-20
hosted by the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, The Correspondence School, and Massey University at Te Papa Tongarewa

Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications - 12th IASTED International Conference
Place: Kailua-Kona, Date: 2008-08-18 - 2008-08-20

Multimedia in Physics Teaching and Learning: Design, Development and Validation, 13th GIREP 2008
Place: Nicosia, Date: 2008-08-18 - 2008-08-22

There is additional information in

*** PROLEARN Academy - Measure

Our auto observation tool for scientific communities contains at present 1459 projects, of which 235 are newsfeeds, 95 newsletters, 421 web sites, 71 mailinglists and 637 blogs. The number of caught entries totals 65645 for the feeds, of which 4373 were retrieved last week. For the newsletters totals 2985 entries, of which 14 were retrieved last week, for the mailinglists there are 83218 entries, of which 477 last week and for the blogs there are 153923 entries, of which 115 last week.

The feed project with the highest activity level last week was, with 494 entries, 37 less than the top-project of the week before - The top mailinglist project last week was Certified_professionals, with 146 entries, 36 more than the top-project of the week before - LM_NET: Library media specialist information exchange. The top blog project last week was Moving at the speed of creativity, with 40 entries, 25 less than the top-project of the week before - Open Access News.

There is additional information about the projects in

We are continuously enlarging our project database.

*** No new projects were, unfortunately, added last week.