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PROLEARN Academy Newsletter 08-09-2008

Sep 08, 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

The Society for Editors and Proofreaders Annual Conference
Place: Oxford, Date: 2008-09-07 - 2008-09-09
Twenty-twenty Vision â?? Looking forward, Looking back, 19th

Advances in Information Systems Research, Education, and Practice
Place: Milan, Date: 2008-09-07 - 2008-09-10

20th World Computer Congress (WCC 2008)
Place: Milan, Date: 2008-09-07 - 2008-09-10

2nd Modelling and Simulation, AfricaMS 2008, IASTED Africa Conference
Place: Gaborone, Date: 2008-09-08 - 2008-09-10
Science and Technology Innovation for Sustainable Development

3rd iPED International Conference 2008: Researching Academic Visions and Realities
Place: Coventry, Date: 2008-09-08 - 2008-09-09

Outcomes of Higher Education: Quality, Relevance and Impact sponsored by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Place: Paris, Date: 2008-09-08 - 2008-09-10

Association for Learning Technology Conference (ALT-C 2008)
Place: Leeds, Date: 2008-09-09 - 2008-09-11
Rethinking the Digital Divide, Leeds, United Kingdom.

European Association for International Education Conference
Place: Antwerp, Date: 2008-09-10 - 2008-09-13
20th annual,

E-Learning and Distance Education Conference (ELDEC)
Place: Islamabad, Date: 2008-09-10 - 2008-09-11
Virtual University of Pakiston, Pakistan.

e-Learning Asia
Place: Seoul, Date: 2008-09-10 - 2008-09-11

Oxford e-Research Conference
Place: Oxford, Date: 2008-09-11 - 2008-09-13

International Conference on Computer, Electrical, Systems Science, and Engineering, 5th
Place: Frankfurt, Date: 2008-09-12 - 2008-09-14
sponsored by the World Enformatika Society,

Digital Resources for the Humanities and Arts: New Communities of Knowledge and Practice
Place: Cambridge, Date: 2008-09-14 - 2008-09-17

European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries
Place: Aarhus, Date: 2008-09-14 - 2008-09-19

MODSIM World Conference and Expo: Decision-Making in Complex Operating Environments Using Modeling and Simulation
Place: Virgina, Date: 2008-09-15 - 2008-09-18
Virginia Beach Convention Center,

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 71350 for the feeds, of which 4499 were retrieved last week. For the newsletters totals 3045 entries, of which 14 were retrieved last week, for the mailinglists there are 85315 entries, of which 615 last week and for the blogs there are 158221 entries, of which 864 last week.

The feed project with the highest activity level last week was, with 477 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 213 entries, 9 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 54 entries, 9 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.