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Richard Close
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Any examples of a educational Ning type communities for Farmers like India

We are looking at doing something in this space. Would love to see of any Internet social communities that educate and share best practices between farmers.We have a community for African youth media…Continue

Started Apr 13, 2012

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"Hi,Would you like to tell us What ICT4D topics are you most interested in? Join the forum: Flavor of the month Thank u in advance!!! "
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"Thought I would share that I posted an African white paper on,“Human Collaboration, Africa’s Revolutionary Application for Broad Band Expansion”You can read/download at…"
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"Thought I would share that I posted an African white paper on, “Human Collaboration, Africa’s Revolutionary Application for Broad Band Expansion” You can read/download at…"
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"John Are you still doing the ISTE Journal? Been a while since I have been to a conference. Working on my Masters in Adult Learning Poverty and Technology at SUNY Empire State You can email me at rclose@richardclose.info Pray all is well Richard"
Aug 2, 2013

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Academic/research, International development agency, Nonprofit organization
Organization
Chrysalis Campaign
Job Title
CEO - Servant
About Me (biography or organization description)
About Chrysalis Campaign. Inc.
Chrysalis Campaign, Inc. is a non-stock holding Incorporation in Connecticut, USA. We are applying for 501 C3 status with the US IRS. All sponsorship fees will not be considered tax deductible until 501 C3 is granted.
In addition to this contest Chrysalis build Community Learning Centers in developing environments such a US poverty locations. In addition programs have been accepted and seeking funding in China, Lesotho, Nigeria Delta and Southern Sudan.
The methodologies of the Chrysalis Campaign are based on work on the Global Learning Framework which is the processes of global collaborative education on the Internet. The community, papers and webinars on GLF are athttp://globallearningframework.ning.com

Mission
To provide safe community learning centers, safe social communities for collaboration with global Web resources in order to transform individuals into self-sufficient communities of purpose.
Areas of Interest/Expertise and Types of Services Provided
We are under a grant from UNESCO PPN to do a Youth YouTube video storytelling contest in Africa in multiple countries. The contest will launch in late February 2011. There will be a training kit for free that any organization can use.
We are also exploring the development on Community Learning Centers in Africa and China.
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http://globallearningframework.ning.com
Blog
http://i-am-the-story.ning.co
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richardcclose (skype)
Street Address
13 Geiger Rd
City (or closest town or municipality)
New Milford
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USA
Region
Global
Languages (in order of preference):
English

The Chrysalis Campaign

Dear Linkedin and Twitter Colleagues

We are completing a three part series on the Theories and Methods for the Global Learning Framework over the month of August. This is the first part on the Personal Learning Framework that provides practical experiences on how and individual learns and transforms the world while using global collaborative Internet.

Goto 45 min eLearning Course: http://www.screencast.com/t/RlymPUgK

This free  webinar explains how our personal learning styles and experience work within the structure of the Global Learning Framework.

The next two eLearning courses in the series are on leverage the simple methods in the classroom and for country's community development programs. 

Global Learning Framework expands Adult Learning theories and integrates global technology learning, cell collaboration with the issues of poverty.  This eLearning course is targeted on how Learning Styles /diversity and personalities work together in Project Based Learning to solve life’s problems.

This was developed as professional services training for educators, mentors and NGO leaders. Contained within the course are two assessments for educator on Learning Styles and Meyers Briggs. It will provide educators with a way to empower students with how they learn and communicate with the world based on their strengths. PLF also provides a simple classroom usable model for personal transformation designed to work with UNESCO Four Pillars, Experiential Learning and Project Based Learning. This is also design for poverty and deep cultural settings.

The is no fee to this 45 minute eLearning course only that we ask for feedback and thought upon completion at http://globallearningframework.ning.com. For your convenience you can join using your Linkedin or Twitter account. You are welcome to refer this course to others.

 ENTER COURSE AT ANY TIME:

Learning Style and the Personal Learning Framework by Richard C Close

This course is fully copyright of Richard Close. Use in classrooms or workshops can be requested of the the author at rclose@richardclose.info

Global Learning Framework and Personal Learning Framework are the trademark of Richard C. Close

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White Paper: “Human Collaboration, Africa’s Revolutionary Application for Broad Band Expansion”

“We need a Internet content and collaboration public strategy such that upon connecting an African broadband connection with a town, its capacity will be maximized and exceeded in the shortest amount of time possible.” – Richard C. Close 2013

Read/Download paper at Academia.edu…

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Posted on August 2, 2013 at 7:35am

White Paper: “Human Collaboration, Africa’s Revolutionary Application for Broad Band Expansion”

“We need a Internet content and collaboration public strategy such that upon connecting an African broadband connection with a town, its capacity will be…

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Posted on August 2, 2013 at 7:22am

Nings will no longer be Free... The Ning bubble bursts.

Dear Developers.



Yesterday the new CEO for Ning terminated 40% 0f staff

In addition they will be charging for free Nings. This deeply impaction educational programs across the planet that us Nings with the ads pulled because children are in the Nings.



This is not good news. Education developers such as my self have already backed up assets and downloaded membership information. I have several Nings that were built to tell the story of educational missions in Africa… Continue

Posted on April 16, 2010 at 8:01pm

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At 4:01am on January 29, 2014, Seu Yapa said…

Hi,
Would you like to tell us What ICT4D topics are you most interested in? Join the forum: Flavor of the month

Thank u in advance!!!

At 8:44pm on August 1, 2012, Prem Bahadur Khati said…

I come from western part of Bajhang District Nepal where people live in poverty
. please lunch workshop for community development digital literacy class in Nepal.we are looking fund to establish Tele centre.

At 8:44pm on August 1, 2012, Prem Bahadur Khati said…

At 1:41pm on October 15, 2011, Nkouly Marc Stephan said…
please how can i do to follow a training ???
sorry for not replying since i saw it this morning
my mail box was full of spam.
thanks in advance
please can you contavt me by mail at
mcsteann@gmail.com
At 11:24am on September 24, 2011, Karangathi Njoroge said…

Dear Rchard,

Yes I am interested and I think this is a brilliant concept and initiative.

 

Karangathi

At 1:54am on April 14, 2011, stephen mugo gicharu said…
Thank, i hope we will share have alot to share.
At 11:07pm on August 15, 2010, Richard Potvin said…
Hello Richard, while reading Amrith Akorugoda's page I also read you comment and pdf file outlining your work in Nigeria. I worked in Kano, Nigeria about 25 years ago.
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Hi Richard!

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