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AgEdWS12 - Introduction to the Workshop

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Presentation delivered during the Workshop on Agricultural Education, Methods, Practices and Technologies" (AgEdWS12). Pollenzo, Bra, Italy, 25/10/2012

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AgEdWS12 - Introduction to the Workshop

  1. 1. “Workshop on Agricultural Education,Methods, Practices and Technologies" (AgEdWS12)”A Workshop of the Green Learning Network (GLN) Pollenzo, Bra, Italy, October 25th, 2012
  2. 2. About the Workshop
  3. 3. Scope of the workshopBringtogether stakeholders in agricultural education ◦ schools ◦ agricultural universities ◦ individual tutors, trainers, extension officers ◦ content providers / developersDiscuss on topics related to agricultural education ◦ methodologies applied ◦ workflows followed ◦ tools used
  4. 4. Agricultural educationAgricultural education is instruction about  crop production,  livestock management, soil and water conservation food education, such as nutrition various other aspects of agricultureImproves the quality of life for all people by helping farmers increase production, conserve resources, and provide nutritious foods.
  5. 5. Types of agricultural educationprimary/secondary education (schools) ◦ Raising awareness about agriculture and products ◦ High schools may also provide vocational traininghigher education (universities) ◦ Preparing the future agricultural scientists  Researchers, tutors, trainers, extension officersvocationaltraining (training schools, technological institutes etc.) ◦ Lifelong learning of adults ◦ Competence-based learning
  6. 6. More info on agricultural education……can be found in the iMARK CDs that will be handed to you during the workshop.---------------------------------------------------------- Information Management Resource Kit (IMARK) www.imarkgroup.org a partnership-based e-learning initiative to train individuals and support institutions and networks world-wide in the effective management of information. consists of a suite of distance learning resources, tools and communities on information management.
  7. 7. IMARK web portal
  8. 8. Agenda of the workshopSession A: Content / Courses
  9. 9. Agenda of the workshopSession B: Collections / Metadata
  10. 10. Agenda of the workshopSession C: Services / Portals
  11. 11. Agenda of the workshopSession D: Hands-on sessions
  12. 12. Questions?

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