21.10.13

7th IDIA (International Development Informatics Association) Conference

the program is now online, and proceedings available: Steyn, J., Van der Vyver, A.G. (eds.). (2013). Public and private access to ICTs in developing regions. Proceedings of the 7th International Development Informatics Conference, held in Bangkok, Thailand. ISBN: 978-0-620-58040-3

Make sure you don't miss:
  • Reasons of non-use: a study on Mozambican telecenters, by Sara Vannini, Isabella Rega, Simone Sala, & Lorenzo Cantoni
  • What do we know about Douala? Access to information in and about the biggest Cameroonian city, by Marta Pucciarelli, Amalia Sabiescu, & Lorenzo Cantoni
  • Co-design with Communities. A Reflection on the Literature, by Salomão David, Amalia Sabiescu, & Lorenzo Cantoni
  • Participatory re-action: reflecting on a Design-Based Research approach in ICT4D, by Izak Van Zyl, 6 Sara Vannini

Being in the users' shoes: Anticipating experience while designing online courses

the paper is already availble online (before inclusion in an issue):
Rapanta, C. and Cantoni, L. (2013), Being in the users' shoes: Anticipating experience while designing online courses. British Journal of Educational Technology. doi: 10.1111/bjet.12102
the paper has elicited a very interesting response by John Cowan:
Cowan, J. (2013), Being in the users' shoes: Is there maybe another way?. British Journal of Educational Technology. doi: 10.1111/bjet.12104
see also our response to it:
Rapanta, C. and Cantoni, L. (2013), A reply to “Being in the users' shoes: Is there maybe another way?”. British Journal of Educational Technology. doi: 10.1111/bjet.12104_2

20.10.13

La missione accademica al tempo della cultura digitale

L. Cantoni, La missione accademica al tempo della cultura digitale, in Massimiliano Padula (ed.), La fede comunicata. Riflessioni teologico-pastorali, Lateran University Press, Roma 2013, pp. 133-144

Erik Ravelo. Provocazione o informazione? Quali sono i limiti nella comunicazione per immagini?

Erik Ravelo. Provocazione o informazione? Quali sono i limiti nella comunicazione per immagini?Martedi 22 ottobre 2013 - ore 18.00
Studio Foce - via Foce 1 - 6900 Lugano
L'incontro sara introdotto dal presidente di Pubblicita Svizzera, sezione Svizzera italiana, Fabio Balmelli.
Seguira una discussione a cui partecipano:
... Lorenzo Cantoni, Decano della Facolta di scienze della comunicazione, USI - Lugano;
... Michele Amadò, Laboratorio cultura visiva, SUPSI - Lugano;
... Enzo Lucibello, Amministratore delegato Mediamarkt Grancia.
Moderatore: Alfonso Tuor, giornalista.

13.10.13

some Conferences

Workshop Role of eLearning Applications within the Tourism and Hospitality Sector (held at the 3rd International Conference on Tourism Management and Tourism Related Issues)
Presentations are now available online on www.elearning4tourism.com

EuroCHRIE Conference "Cooperative Education & Research for Hospitality & Tourism Educators"
the program (in pdf) is online
Make sure you don't miss Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Adoption and Implementation, by Jamie Murphy, Alan Williams, Peter Ryan, Nadzeya Kalbaska, & Lorenzo Cantoni
Barriers and facilitators in implementing knowledge and skills acquired during a training in online communication. The view of hotel managers, by Asta Adukaite, Elena Marchiori, Cristina Fabi, & Lorenzo Cantoni

Prato CIRN Community Informatics Conference 2013
the program is now online
Make sure you don't miss Methodologies for sense-making in community-based research, by Amalia Georgiana Sabiescu, Sara Vannini, David Salomão, Lorenzo Cantoni, & Ammar Halabi

Sixth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD2013) 
the preliminary program is online.
Make sure you don't miss Changing Mindsets: The Attitude of Pre-service Teachers on Technology for Teaching, by Marta Pucciarelli, Amalia Sabiescu, Izak Van Zyl, Andy Bytheway, Wallace Chigona, Lorenzo Cantoni, & Stefano Tardini; as well as ICTD: Intercultural Communication Technologies for Development, by Amalia Sabiescu and others from USI