Video: Math Tutorial Through Video Learning Demonstration

This is a short video demonstration of how it would be possible to create video tutorials that follow Nepalese maths curricula for grade 9 and 10. The demo, presented by Ben Wood at the 2011 CFFN AGM and by Prashanta Dhakal at the 4th National Conference of Nepalese in Canada, borrows from the Khan Academy style of knowledge distribution through low-bandwidth video.

Video: Dr. Frits Pannekoek Introduction

Dr. Frits Pannekoek, President of Athabasca University, gives an introductory speech at the NRN 4th Regional Conference in Houton, Texas.

Frits Pannekoek, Ph.D., President of ICDE and President of Athabasca University : Dr. Pannekoek is the President of Athabasca University, the best known Canadian university in distance education. He is also the President of the Norway based International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE), the leading global organization for the open and distance education community. Dr. Pannekoek is also a major contributor to many organizations involved in lifelong learning in Alberta and Canada including Alberta North, the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE) and the Canadian Virtual University (CVU). He is internationally known as a scholar and champion of distance education. Continue reading