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PROLEARN Academy Newsletter 18-08-2008

Aug 18, 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

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

European eLearning Summit
Place: Nottingham, Date: 2008-08-19 - 2008-08-21

7th International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL 2008)
Place: Jinhua, Date: 2008-08-20 - 2008-08-22

Interactive Technologies
Place: Arlington, Date: 2008-08-20 - 2008-08-22
sponsored by the Society for Applied Learning Technology (SALT)

2nd Canadian MoodleMoot: Moodle Eh? The Road Ahead
Place: Toronto, Date: 2008-08-21 - 2008-08-23

Elevate 2008: Reaching New Heights in Educational Videoconferencing
Place: Banff, Date: 2008-08-24 - 2008-08-27

3rd annual Tech It Up!
Place: Kamloops, Date: 2008-08-25 - 2008-08-26
sponsored by Thompson Rivers University

Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Implementation Fest
Place: Lake Buena Vista, Date: 2008-08-25 - 2008-08-28

Mobile Ubiquitous Computing, Systems, Services and Technologies
Place: Cap Esterel, Date: 2008-08-25 - 2008-08-31
sponsored by International Academy Research, and Industry Association (IARIA)

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 67077 for the feeds, of which 4517 were retrieved last week. For the newsletters totals 3003 entries, of which 20 were retrieved last week, for the mailinglists there are 83651 entries, of which 457 last week and for the blogs there are 155508 entries, of which 863 last week.

The feed project with the highest activity level last week was, with 516 entries, 50 more than the top-project of the week before - The top mailinglist project last week was LM_NET: Library media specialist information exchange, with 136 entries, 5 more than the top-project of the week before - Certified_professionals. The top blog project last week was Moving at the speed of creativity, with 49 entries, 2 more than the top-project of the week before - Read/WriteWeb.

There is additional information about the projects in

We are continuously enlarging our project database.

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