3, Number 2, February 2003
In response to the International Year of the Culture of Peace decreed by UNESCO, the Universitat Oberta has agreed the creation of the Campus for Peace, a project which will try to place information and communications technologies at the service of co-operation, solidarity, literacy, sustainability, humanitarian aid and peace.
for Peace (C4P) website is part of the development co-operation
program of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)
through which the institution acts as a co-operation
agent. It contributes knowledge, resources and technical
abilities, and co-ordinates, channels and supports
the activities of the university community, according
to its principle of an ethical commitment to society.
Campus for Peace serves as a technological platform
that enables users to implement various online projects
Tools: Through these tools, organizations
can inform the C4P community of the nature of
their entity and activities and projects, and
exchange information and knowledge (chats, forums,
notice-board, distribution lists, and so on).
Tools: Work groups are an essential tool
for on-line work thanks to the transverse nature
of the latter, which facilitates synergies and
multi-disciplinary work within the same organisation
and between the members of the community.
Tools. Users of the C4P community have a
number of tools for personal use (mailbox, file
space and favourites), related to the community
(directory and chat) and allowing access to environments
proper to work (classrooms and work groups).
a common user interface, it integrates all the
necessary tools and applications for the management
of distance training programs.
It offers guidance concerning the courses' structure
Projects: Projects in which the objective,
or the basic means of its fulfilment, is training.
They are projects for which virtualization represents
an added value.
users to manage their organization's knowledge
& information systems.
Organization: Managing the entity and its
projects through the web, with no limitations
of time or space.
Communication, dialogue, and debate are facilitated
by the platform.
the platform is administered through three different
languages (Catalan, Spanish, and English), it serves
to facilitate exchange with entities working in
the international sphere.
project of Campus Conflict Resolution
Supported by a FIPSE grant from the US Department of Education
and seed money from the Hewlett Foundation-funded CRInfo
to CMHE Report
(Attn: Bill Warters)
Campus Conflict Resolution Resources Project
Department of Communication
585 Manoogian Hall
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI 48201.
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