Interactive Presentation of JPEG Compression

An interactive example of image compression is part of the learning module “Images”. You may try out this example of multimedia-based and interactive content and leave a comment. We appreciate any knowledge and experience exchange with other people involved in Adult Education providing this kind of training!

Module “Images” in the Test Phase

The module “Images“ is almost finished and is being tested currently. The module gives a first overview of pictures and working with pictures. The module was set up in Moodle and mainly uses multimedia or interactive content. Two self-evaluation modules enable the learner to (partially) check the skills they have acquired. The module is versatile: Read More …

DISK disseminated at a Nordic Council of Ministers NordPlus conference in Sweden

The Digital Immigrants Survival Kit (the DISK project) was disseminated last week 27-28 January 2021at a Nordic Council of Ministers NordPlus conference in Sweden (online) hosted by the Swedish National Association for Distance Education (SADE). SADE is a partner in the NORDPLUS project How seniors learn digital skills in the Nordics and Baltic NPAD-2020/10169 funded by NORDPLUS Nordic Council Read More …

The World Economic Forum warns!!!

We must reset the way we teach science; it is vital for all our future life. By: Ms Akrivi Anagnostaki Few months ago, Marga Gual Soler,Founder of SciDipGLOBAL, molecular biologist, advisor to the EU Science Diplomacy Cluster,& Komal Dadlani,Biochemist and ed-tech entrepreneur, CEO/Co-founder at Lab4U wrote the Young Global Leaders Annual Summit, which was presented Read More …

Devices used by Learners

Which devices do learners use? Which devices will Digital immigrants have to use for their learning? In the frame of the DISK project developed learning content will be developed in a versatile way so it can be displayed on all currently used devices. This will be desk top PCs as well as laptops, notebooks, Chromebooks, Read More …

Fake News & Information on-line

FAKE NEWS & INFORMATION on-line By Akrivi Anagnostaki “We are not just fighting an epidemic; we’re fighting an infodemic” T.A.Ghebreyesus, W.H.O. Director General. Let’s take a look at the everyday reality: overloads of information, much still unknown, unverified “research” claims spread by digital media. And we, the 2020 followers, as we learn more and more, Read More …

Standard for Digital Intelligence (DQ)

The world’s first global standard related to digital literacy, digital skills, and digital readiness, the IEEE 3527.1™ Standard for Digital Intelligence (DQ), was approved by the IEEE Standards Board on 24 September 2020. This is very much of interest and have applications and impact on the EU DISK Project, Digital Immigrants Survival Kit, and can one Read More …

New Digital Education Action Plan from the European Commission

The European Commission announced the New Digital Education Action Plan (2021-2027) on 30th September2020. The Digital Education Action Plan aim  for resetting education and training for the digital age. The DISK Project, Digital Immigrants Survival Kit is one piece of the puzzle of this action, especially the strategy as below on  Enhancing digital skills and competences for the Read More …

Virtual Meeting September/October

The project team met to a virtual meeting analyzing the current situation of runnng courses as well as discussing tools for the creating of multimedia-based and interactive content. Another issue was the analyses of the new-published “Digital Education” Action Plan of the European Commission. The DISK project is a small puzzle of this new plan Read More …

Ten Museums

Nowadays, that travelling abroad is restricted, virtual visits to other countries is an alternative solution. You can visit the important sightseeings of many countries, museums are amongst them. This is not difficult now, since most of the museums have created virtual tours of their exhibitions. And high digital competences are no necessary! Even a “digital Read More …