The RigsumSherig CollectionA free suite ofoffline educational resourcesThe Rigsum Research Lab presents…www.rigsum-it.com/...
The Rigsum Research Labis a hub forresearch, acquisition and disseminationof knowledge aboutlearning technologiesin the co...
PROJECTS BYTHE RIGSUM RESEARCH LABwww.rigsum-it.com/research/projects© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
Dzongkha Typing TutorFree, online or offline software© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
Mobile DzongkhaFirst-ever feasibility demo ofread/write Dzongkha on smartphone© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
Learning Management SystemImplementation and Training© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
Google Apps for EducationImplementation and Training© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
Wikipedia BhutanTraining: Become a Wikipedia Editor• Created 1-month curriculum• Trained Rigsum toppers• Generated new Wik...
Bi-Weekly Tech Column: Ask Boaz© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
Rigsum Internet CaféCreate, Deploy, TrainA space with Internet-connectedcomputers configured for virus-freeand fast multi-...
The RigsumSherig CollectionA free suite ofoffline educational resources© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
Why?• Many schools have computers• Students learn Microsoft Office, Paint (only!)• Computers can aid in learning school su...
Two Major e-Learning Resources© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
A free encyclopedia on the InternetFasterEasierAccessibleFreeFun!© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
Learn almost anything for free.A library of over 4000 videos, covers PP-12 math,science topics such as biology, chemistry,...
Great resources forteachers, curriculum developers© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
• Unavailable• Too slow• Too expensive• Too dangerous© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
The Sherig Collection Solution© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
Class V, VI Social Studies Curriculum© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
Students learn how to conduct researchLinks to related articlesImages and animation© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
Three Wikipedia Editions• Wikipedia Version 0.8 (47,300 articles)• High-quality articles• Selection for School (5,500 arti...
Videos: Self-paced, engaging© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
Sherig Collection ResourcesDzongkha• DDC Dictionaries• Typing TutorUtilitiesBrowsersAudio booksProgrammingGames• Geography...
What You’ll Need• External disk with free 23 GB (to copy thecollection• Computers with Windows (XP, Vista, or 7) and24 GB ...
Next Phase: Sherig-in-a-BoxProject Status:• Under development• Funding needed!• Single server• Simple and robust• Advanced...
Q & A© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
Hands-on time…!Contact sherig@rigsum-it.com to schedulea training session.www.facebook.com/groups/sherigcollection© 2013 R...
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Slides from the information session held at the Rigsum Institute of IT & Management, Thimphu, Bhutan, April 13, 2013. Presenters: Mr. Boaz Shmueli and Prof. Galit Shmueli.
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  1. 1. The RigsumSherig CollectionA free suite ofoffline educational resourcesThe Rigsum Research Lab presents…www.rigsum-it.com/research© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  2. 2. The Rigsum Research Labis a hub forresearch, acquisition and disseminationof knowledge aboutlearning technologiesin the context ofBhutans needs and culture© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  3. 3. PROJECTS BYTHE RIGSUM RESEARCH LABwww.rigsum-it.com/research/projects© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  4. 4. Dzongkha Typing TutorFree, online or offline software© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  5. 5. Mobile DzongkhaFirst-ever feasibility demo ofread/write Dzongkha on smartphone© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  6. 6. Learning Management SystemImplementation and Training© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  7. 7. Google Apps for EducationImplementation and Training© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  8. 8. © 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  9. 9. Wikipedia BhutanTraining: Become a Wikipedia Editor• Created 1-month curriculum• Trained Rigsum toppers• Generated new Wikipediaarticles on Bhutan© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  10. 10. Bi-Weekly Tech Column: Ask Boaz© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  11. 11. Rigsum Internet CaféCreate, Deploy, TrainA space with Internet-connectedcomputers configured for virus-freeand fast multi-user operation© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  12. 12. The RigsumSherig CollectionA free suite ofoffline educational resources© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  13. 13. Why?• Many schools have computers• Students learn Microsoft Office, Paint (only!)• Computers can aid in learning school subjectsE-learning• Conduct research in socialstudies• Learn math and science in aninteractive fashion• Watch videos about organicchemistry and geography• Play games to practice basic skills© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  14. 14. Two Major e-Learning Resources© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  15. 15. A free encyclopedia on the InternetFasterEasierAccessibleFreeFun!© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  16. 16. Learn almost anything for free.A library of over 4000 videos, covers PP-12 math,science topics such as biology, chemistry, andphysics,…, finance and history.Each video is a digestible chunk, approximately 10minutes long, and especially purposed for viewingon the computer.© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  17. 17. Great resources forteachers, curriculum developers© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  18. 18. • Unavailable• Too slow• Too expensive• Too dangerous© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  19. 19. The Sherig Collection Solution© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  20. 20. Class V, VI Social Studies Curriculum© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  21. 21. Students learn how to conduct researchLinks to related articlesImages and animation© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  22. 22. Three Wikipedia Editions• Wikipedia Version 0.8 (47,300 articles)• High-quality articles• Selection for School (5,500 articles)• Arranged by subject• Child-safe• Simple English© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  23. 23. Videos: Self-paced, engaging© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  24. 24. Sherig Collection ResourcesDzongkha• DDC Dictionaries• Typing TutorUtilitiesBrowsersAudio booksProgrammingGames• Geography, Social studies• Alphabet &numbersOffice for Kids© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  25. 25. What You’ll Need• External disk with free 23 GB (to copy thecollection• Computers with Windows (XP, Vista, or 7) and24 GB free space• Step-by-step installation guide provided© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  26. 26. Next Phase: Sherig-in-a-BoxProject Status:• Under development• Funding needed!• Single server• Simple and robust• Advanced e-learning(Khan with assessment)© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  27. 27. Q & A© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab
  28. 28. Hands-on time…!Contact sherig@rigsum-it.com to schedulea training session.www.facebook.com/groups/sherigcollection© 2013 Rigsum Research Lab

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