Tag Archive: education

Sep 09 2016

Why hasn’t e-book publishing taken off in the Caribbean?

Although there might be an impressive catalogue of Caribbean literature, much of it is not available electronically. We discuss some reasons why. For those of us who love to read, electronic (e-)books have been a godsend. While we may miss the tactile experience of handling a printed book, or the pride of owning stacks of …

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Aug 22 2016

Roundup: for the week ending 21 August 2016

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 15 August to Sunday 21 August 2016. Monday, 15 August 2016 Airport Wi-Fi no longer totally free Antigua and Barbuda – For arriving and departing passengers at the VC Bird International Airport, Wi-Fi will remain free, but only up …

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Aug 17 2016

6 things to consider if you are planning to take MOOCs

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are all the rage, but they are not for everyone. Here are six things to consider. In our busy lives that demand that we continue growing and developing professionally, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) can be a godsend.  MOOCs are online courses that support virtually unlimited participation . Typically, they …

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Jun 20 2016

Roundup: for the week ending 19 June 2016

A roundup of the latest ICT/technology news from across the Caribbean region for the period Monday 13 June to Sunday 19 June 2016. Monday, 13 June 2016 Belize Courts Go Digital Belize – Today, the U.S. made a significant donation to Belize’s justice system through its Central American Regional Security Initiative, CARSI… more Belize’s Courts …

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Apr 13 2016

Will CXC’s plan to move to electronic testing be successful?

The regional examination body, CXC, plans to move from paper-based to electronic testing. A number of challenges are anticipated, which will affect its successful realisation. Over the past two weeks or so, the regional high/secondary school examination body, the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC), announced its intention to make all of its examinations electronic and paperless. …

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