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  • Barbara Dieu
    Forwarding from the DDN list - I believe some of the webheads are also members of Santec, which has been holding some interesting conferences in the past
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 1, 2007
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      Forwarding from the DDN list - I believe some of the webheads are also
      members of Santec, which has been holding some interesting conferences
      in the past years.

      Dear Colleagues and Members,

      SANTEC is a global enabling network of educational technology practitioners
      with an interest in educational technology in developing environments. The
      aim of the SANTEC is to be a community of practice that facilitates and
      supports collaborative ventures and effects synergies amongst members.

      SANTEC started its operations in June 2003 and now have more than 1000
      members from across the world. SANTEC draws together individuals, institutes
      of higher education, private sector organizations and other institutions as
      a community of practice in an ultimately financially sustainable programme
      of research, training and professional services in educational technology
      thereby creating regional connections and effecting synergies among members.

      SANTEC maintains a strong community of active members through its online
      collaboration environment and an international board. You are invited to
      register as a SANTEC member in the new SANTEC collaboration environment at
      http://kngforge.uwc.ac.za/santec where you can participate in wiki projects,
      start your own blog, meet other members, participate in online seminars,
      experience pod casting, have a CHAT and much more!

      Upcoming Opportunities:
      1. A face-to-face SANTEC conference is planned for 2008 in Cape Town, South
      Africa - more details to follow...
      2. The first seminar in the 2007 Online Seminar Series will be "Pod casting
      in e-learning" and will take place in February 2007 (week will be
      announced). The presenter is Prof Derek Keats, Executive Director,
      Information & Communication Services, University of the Western Cape, South
      Africa. More info to follow...

      Some of the important advantages to join SANTEC are:

      - There are NO membership fees. Don't delay - register in the new SANTEC
      - Access to the SANTEC online collaboration site where you can create a
      personal homepage, participate in wiki projects, start your own blog, meet
      other members, participate in online seminars, experience pod casting, have
      a CHAT and much more! Go to http://kngforge.uwc.ac.za/santec/
      - Access to regular online seminars on pertinent topics
      - Access to the weekly SANTEC Newsletter with relevant international news
      - Access to the SANTEC Email List
      - Recognized status as a member of an esteemed network
      - Receiving support in Educational Technology projects
      - Possible consultancies
      - Opportunities for participation in pertinent regional research projects
      - Being kept informed of the latest developments in educational technology
      for development
      - Networking with professionals in the field
      - Reduced conference fees
      - Reduced subscription fees to SANTEC Publications
      - Participating at reduced rates in relevant training and education
      programmes....and maybe more importantly, SANTEC is a mechanism whereby you
      could make a positive contribution regarding educational technology in
      developing environments through active participation and posting of relevant
      information through the SANTEC Email Discussion List and in the wiki of the
      SANTEC collaboration site active participation in the online seminars active
      participation in the wiki projects.

      Anticipating active participation from you in the SANTEC education and
      research community!

      * You are further welcome to join the SANTEC Email Discussion list by
      completing the form at
      http://mailman.unisa.ac.za/mailman/listinfo/santecemaillist

      * Also subscribe to the weekly SANTEC newsletter by completing the form at
      http://mailman.unisa.ac.za/mailman/listinfo/santecnewsletter

      A Happy New Year and kind regards from SANTEC.

      -----------------------
      Fouad Riaz Bajwa
      Member of the Board (Asia)
      Identification of relevant projects
      SANTEC – Educational Technology For Development
      http://www.santecnetwork.org

      --
      Barbara Dieu
      http://dekita.org
      http://beewebhead.net
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