“ any form of learning that utilizes a computer or technological network for delivery, interaction, or facilitation” (Carry and Willis, 2001) .
“ a special kind of technology-based learning” (Anderson cited by Gerhard & Mayr, 2002).
"the delivery of content via all electronic media, including the Internet, intranets, extranets, satellite broadcast, audio/video tape, interactive TV and CD-ROM" (Urdan & Weggen cited by Gerhard & Mayr, 2002).
the process of learning aided by information and communication technologies (ICTs).
The Higher Education Unit is composed of the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Education, College of Business, Entrepreneurship and Accountancy, and College of International, Humanitarian and Development Studies.
34 HP Blade and DL servers providing the school’s Web services and Windows application systems.
a fiber optic backbone link served by the HP E5412zl Core Switch
Avaya S8300C server with G450 Media Gateway and 200 VoIP and 60 Analog local lines.
2 x 8 MBps bandwidth internet service from Bayantel, a national telecommunications company
15 WiFi areas
e-learning for Tertiary Students Computer assisted courses, using appropriate licensed software (e.g. SPSS/PASW, Minitab, AutoCAD, ArcGIS, Adobe Master Collection CS4 ) and freeware (Audacity) are regularly reviewed and revised by faculty to keep up with the changing technology and with industry requirements
Miriam College students are online volunteers as knowledge portal guides, editors, administrators and eTutors to provide supplemental assistance to those children unable to find answers to their questions within the knowledge portal.
AUDRN promotes new ways that local knowledge can be collected, preserved, and shared by university faculty, researchers, library staff, and students, using inexpensive digital tools and media in teaching and learning, research, and expanding library and reference materials collections.
AUDRN aims to share resources with Asian universities, particularly in preserving and sharing Asia’s local knowledge, through training, online interest groups and a website.
A set of more formal official AUDRN websites ( http://audrn.net/ and http://audrn.org ) shows highlights of sample documentation of local knowledge projects that are supported directly by UB and indirectly via AUDRN.
Two Miriam College researches showed the interface of local knowledge and digital tools.
A study on lullabies in the Hiligaynon dialect documented existing local lullabies and their practice in digital form, collected stories and information behind the local songs, and connected the lullabies’ knowledge content to various academic fields.
The other study used digital tools and cloud based data representation, storage and preservation of Google Maps and Panoramio to to create a digital map of the endemic and indigenous trees and plants in the Miriam College campus with a description of their local uses and historical significance.