LATINA in Africa is a project blog for the LATINA 2012
The project has two main aims:
1. To run a two week course at Makerere University Library (MAKLIB) in June 2012
- for librarians and library teachers (++)
- working in Uganda, Sudan (South), Kenya and Tanzania (++)
- based on the LATINA approach to e-learning and digital libraries
2. To establish a permanent LATINA workshop for digital library development at MAKLIB. Activities will include
- development of new web-oriented courses for staff development and user education (students, university teachers)
- delivery of web-oriented courses (on- and off campus)
- collaborative projects
- Comments are welcome. We see blogging as a form of conversation.
- LATINA in Africa is an edited blog.
- Spam will be deleted.
- Ordinary rules of civil behavior apply.
- The blog is edited by Irene Mbawaki (MAKLIB) and Tord Høivik (Oslo University College)
LATINA is a library-based R&D-program located at the Oslo University College Learning Centre (which integratess the academic library and the audio-visual section). The letters stand for Learning And Teaching IN A digital world.
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