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The Role of Social Media in eLearning
This article reflects the use of social media in eLearning plus some tips on how social media can be used as learning platforms. Social media is basically a structure that consists of individuals, communities, companies or organizations with similar interests, attitudes, values, lifestyles, v...
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On Elections, Selections and Installations
Hello and welcome back to this space. We are fresh from an election victory for the Barbados DLP in the blue and yellow corner and in gentlemanly fashion saying 'better luck next time' to the defeated red faced BLP. Without the much-anticipated bank holiday anywhere in sight, it is business as...
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We're Back!!!
Hello again and welcome to this space after such a long absence. The Semester has been zipping along at mach speed or so it would seem since we are about half way through, and near the end of the year 2012. For those of you asking when the blog will get started, I promise to keep it informativ...
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Double Feature - Cloud 9 & For Colored Girls....
The Barbados Community College's annual showcase of the Bachelor of Art Degree in Graphic Design ‘Portfolio’ will take place at the Grande Salle in the Central Bank of Barbados. The exhibition entitled ‘Cloud 9’, is the student designers' exploration of concept and media through a variety of visu...
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The Betrayal
The University of the West Indies in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture under the patronage of Rt Hon Freundel Stuart, QC MP, Prime Minister present a play depicting political intervention of the Rt Excellent Clement Payne, written by Prof Hilary McD Beckles and directed by C M Harclyde W...
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BCSI Presents Exporting Creative and Cultural Services
Calling all those persons who are interested in Audiovisuals, Animation, Dance, Fashion, Film, Literary Arts, Music and Theatre, here's some information for you The Cultural and Creative Sector Trade Clinic which will help you with:- Breaking into the European Market Accessing available financin...
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2012 IDEAS Energy Innovation Contest for the Caribbean
There is only one week left to submit your application to the 2012 IDEAS Energy Innovation Contest for the Caribbean! If you have a bright idea that promotes energy efficiency and access to renewable energy in the Caribbean region, apply today. The contest awards innovative solutions to energy pr...
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Jamaican Poet Kwame Dawes Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship
Jamaican Professor Kwame Dawes has been awarded the 2012 Guggenheim Fellowship for Poetry. One of the most prestigious fellowships in the world, it was established in 1925 and intended for men and women who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship and exceptional creativi...
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Social Media Workshop at EBCCI
Do you want to know about how to use Social Media more effectively either for your home or business? Well come on down to the Errol Barrow Centre this weekend for a workshop entitled "Strengthening the Creative Sector through Social Media" by award winning director Randall Thorne from Canada. Ple...
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Choosing the University that’s right for YOU
We will be hosting a web chat titled Choosing the University that’s right for YOU on April 26th, 2012, 12:30PM – 1:30PM EST. The guest speaker will be Thomas C. Golden of Vanderbilt University. Please extend a virtual invitation to your contacts since this event is being held specifically for C...
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Free Screening - "One Day on Earth" at Southern Palms Beach Club
Southern Palms Beach Club and Resort Hotel, Future Centre Trust and Corrie Scott have the pleasure to invite you to a free viewing of the global screening of "One Day On Earth", Sunday, April 22 at 6:00 p.m. in the hotel's Southern Palms Conference Room, St Lawrence Gap, Christ Church. This scre...
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EARTH DAY
The Embassy is working with the Future Centre Trust to support a guided walk through Welchman Hall Gully, followed by presentations by local experts. The walk, which is appropriate for kids, will be on Earth Day, this Sunday April 22 at 10 am.To reserve your place: - call 625-2020 or email volun...
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3rd Read-In
Our 3rd Read-In! installment for the year ... And Another Thing featuring Nala and Azman -- April 29 at Oistins Bay Garden, Oistins, Christ Church at 4:00 p.m.So, not going to that other thing? Or going later? How bout OUR thing?Remember to sign up for Open Mic via this address.Source: Ayesha Gib...
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SUBMIT YOUR WORK
This is an open call from the trinidad+tobago film festival and ARC Magazine for all artists working in video art and experimental film to submit works to be included in the second annual New Media programme, supported by the Ministry of Arts & Multiculturalism of Trinidad & Tobago. Artists from ...
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The Story of Lover's Rock
At Caribbean Films on Monday April 16, 2012 we will be screening the award winning musical documentary "The Story of Lover's Rock" by Menelik Shabazz. Excellent Cinematography and relaxed conversational style are conveying the warmth of this musical style which was unique to the Caribbean migrant...
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Harry Belafonte Film - Sing Your Song
The third in a 3-part series in which documentarist and screenwriter Wenty Bowen, explains why SING YOUR SONG is a must see for Caribbean and especially for Barbadian, audiences. Read Parts 1 and 2 here. SING YOUR SONG will have its Barbados premiere as the Opening Night Film at the CaribbeanTal...
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An invitation - Art Gallery
You are invited to the opening of the EBCCI, UWI, Cave Hill Campus Art Gallery today 11th April at 6pm! "Juvenescence; the next generation" - A showcase of selected works of 6th form students from around the island! Admission is free so do come out and support these budding visual artists!! - *w...
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Tips for Online Privacy
• Protect your email. Never use your personal or work email when you need to register an email account. Sign up for a free internet based email provider like hotmail or gmail.• Recognize secure websites by looking for the letters https in from of web address. The site should have a digital s...
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Information for Writers Seeking Promotion at the London Book Fair
Below is an invitation by Jay Cambell to promote your literature at the London Book Fair next Month.This an opportunity for writers/lyricists who have work in print or in an audio format (music, spoken word etc). For £150 Your work will be featured at the Intelek "Poetpourri House" LBF stand. You...
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World Theatre Day
Today is World Theatre Day, March 27. It was created in 1961 by the International Theatre Institute.In honour of World Theatre Day which was created in 1961 by the International Theatre Institute the following is the Message of the 50th anniversary."I'm honored to have been asked by the Internati...
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Extra Screening - Bob Marley - The Making of a Legend
The response to the Musical Documentary "Bob Marley: The Making of A Legend" has been overwhelming and we decided to have an extra screening on Tuesday March 27, 2012 at Olympus VIP at 7:30 pm. For reservations please call 234-8712 or 824-9609
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Tom Clarke Workshop for Emerging Writers
Dear Writers,Austin "Tom" Clarke will be conducting a workshop for emerging writers on Saturday, May 19, 2012, from 3:30-5:00 P.M. during the Bim Literary Festival and Book Fair.If you are interested in attending this workshop, you should submit a sample of your work (2-5 pages) for Mr. Clarke's ...
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AN INVITATION - BOOK LAUNCH
An Invitation to the launch of a major anthology of West Indian writing on West Indian CricketThe Bowling was SuperfineWith readings by several of the writers represented in the collection, including Mark McWatt, Sir Hilary Beckles, Philip Nanton and Stewart BrownAt 7.00 pm on Monday March 26thIn...
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March 21 - World Poetry Day
http://www.unesco.org/new/en/unesco-courier/in-focus/poetry-in-the-unesco-courier/The above link opens up to UNESCO's tribute on this year's World Poetry Day.
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BOB MARLEY - THE MAKING OF A LEGEND
Dear Friends,This is to inform you about the screening of the Musical Documentary "BOB MARLEY: THE MAKING OF A LEGEND" on Monday 26th March 2012 at 6:30 PM am at the Olympus Theatres VIP Cinema to be presented by the Co-producer and Director Esther Anderson. Esther Anderson met Bob Marley in New ...
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