What happened in 1991?<br />June 1991<br /> Sunday 09:The congress of the ItalianpartyProletarian Democracy decides to merge with the Communist Refoundation Party.<br />Monday 10:In what was dubbed "The Mother of All Parades," New York City hosts a parade welcoming back troops from Operation Desert Storm.<br />Wednesday 12:Russians elect Boris Yeltsin as the president of their republic.<br />Tuesday 25:Croatia and Slovenia declare their independence from Yugoslavia.<br />Thursday 27:Slovenia, which declared independent two days previously, is invaded by Yugoslavia troops, tanks, and aircraft.www.spiritus-temporis.com/1991/<br />
What happened in 1991?<br />February 26Tim Berners-Leeintroduced theweb browser.<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Wide_Web<br />
In the history of virtual learning environments, the 1990s was a time of growth, primarily due to the advent of the affordable computer and of the Internet.<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_virtual_learning_environments_in_the_1990s<br />
In 1991, I was at Penn State without e-mail contacts in NorwayThere, I was the Founding Editor of DEOSand published The first EDEN Newsletter<br />http://home.nki.no/morten/index.php/english-menu/online-journals/deosnews/123-deosnews-volume-2-number-25.html<br />THE EDEN EXECUTIVEPresident: Dr ErlingLjosa, Managing Director, NKS Ernst G. Mortensen Foundation.Vice Presidents: Professor Armando Rocha Trindade, Rector, UniversidadeAberta. Professor TamasLajos, Technical University of Budapest.Members: Dr John Daniel, Vice Chancellor, The Open University. MrFredNickolmann, FernUniversitat. MrBernard Loing, Recteurd'Academie, CentreNational d'Enseignement ` Distance.Observer: Reidar Roll, Secretary General, ICDE Permanent SecretariatSecretariat - UK: Ms Kerry Mann, Executive Secretary, EDENSecretariat - Hungary: Dr Szucs, TEMPUS Hungarian Office<br />
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We are looking for photographs, documents, artifacts, and personal and organizational histories that are related to distance education and related technologies to add to our online museum on the web and in the virtual world.
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2011 - EDEN on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin</li></li></ul><li>EDEN Presidents<br />7. MortenF. Paulsen, 2010 - Professor of Online Education, Director of Development, NKI Nettstudier<br />6. Alan Tait, 2007-2010 Pro-Vice-Chancellor, The Open University, UK, Chair of the NAP Steering Committee, <br />5. IngeborgBoe, 2003 - 2007 Executive Director, NADE <br />4. Erwin Wagner, 2000-2003 Director of Centre for Distance and Continuing Education, University Hildesheim,<br />3. + ValerioGrementieri, 1997-2000 President, Associazione CAMPO, Italy, <br />2. TamásLajos, 1995-1997 Professor, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary, Founder of EDEN, <br />1. ErlingLjosa, 1992-1995 Head of Product/Market Unit, NKS, Norway, Founder of EDEN, <br />
The Future Seen from the Past<br />http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-5144094928842683632#<br />
Anniversary Reflections<br />In 1991, our future was on the Internet<br />In 2011, our daily life is on the Internet<br />In 2031, our history will also be on the Internet<br />
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