Mohammed Bin Mubarak To Patronise 4th International eLearning Conference
News from Bahrain News Agency:
04 : 24 PM – 04/05/2013
Manama, May 4 (BNA)– Deputy Prime Minister, Head of the Education and Training Development Committee and Chairman of the Supreme Committee for Information and Communication Technology Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa said linking education to modern technologies can guarantee an academic outcome up to international challenges.
He was speaking on the occasion of his patronage of the 4th International eLearning Conference which is organised by the University of Bahrain (UoB)’s Zain Centre for eLearning from May 7 to 9 at Bahrain Crowne Plaza Hotel.
He praised Bahrain’s leading position in utilizing the electronic technology in learning, pointing out that the development projects in Bahrain rely basically on the highest standards of Education which are achieved by applying the latest and most effective technologies-distance learning via the electronic space.
On his part, UoB President Dr. Ibrahim Mohammed Janahi hailed Shaikh Mohammed’s patronage of the conference, commending the leadership’s tremendous care and support for e-learning which has become vital for development.
He pointed out that the conference represents the 4th edition of e-learning conferences being organised by UoB, adding that it will review European, Arab and GCC experiences by spotlighting 110 work papers.
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CBF ventures into e-learning
News from Associated Baptist Press – Associated Baptist Press:
An online venture with The Upper Room is seen as a way to obtain discipleship training without travel time and expense.
By Daniel Wallace
The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship today will add the World Wide Web to its stable of ministries and missions with a devotional “e-course.” The digital devotional, which is being offered in partnership with The Upper Room, is titled “God Asks Us Questions with Trevor Hudson.”
The offering gets to the heart of CBF’s effort to nurture believers, said Bo Prosser, coordinator for missional congregations.
“It enhances the ability to grow disciples,” Prosser said. “The bottom line is, we are more about transformation than we are information.”
But there will be plenty of information offered, too. The e-course will feature a compilation of audio clips and video teachings from Hudson, a South African pastor. Online group discussions will be held twice a week along with daily meditations from Hudson, a Methodist pastor from South Africa and author of books including
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