Thu, Nov 17, 2016
This conference was the 6th annual ADL conference in Belgrade. Over 120 participants attended, including representatives from neighboring countries: two representatives from the Minister of Defense of Macedonia: COL Ljubenco Petrovski and LTC Jugoslav Achkoski; two representatives from the Ministry of Defense of BiH: Miralem Salcina and Sasa Konjevic; and Darko Scavnicar from the MoD in Slovenia.
Wed, Nov 02, 2016
The second group of the representatives from the National Defense University of Ukraine successfully passed Train the Trainer courses on using their new ADL platform, developed by the Jefferson Institute with the generous support of the Norwegian Ministry of Defense. The training was in Belgrade at the Jefferson Institute office, where a wealth of experience accumulated developing the Serbian ADL Center was presented by the members of Serbian MOD Center for Simulation and Advanced Distributed Learning.
Tue, Oct 18, 2016
A delegation from the National Defence University of Ukraine (NDUU) ADL Laboratory attended three days of training in Moodle and distance learning pedagogy at the Jefferson Institute office in Belgrade. Training was led by the Jefferson Institute's Biljana Presnall and the experts from the Serbia Military Academy Center for Simulations and Distance Learning and with generous support of the Ministry of Defense of Kingdom of Norway.
This visit is a part of a two-year project to help stand up the initial core of a distance learning capability and ADL center at the NDUU.
Thu, Sep 22, 2016
Jefferson Library, Monticello
Members of the Arctic Horizons Steering Committee met to identify and synthesize the core threads of the previous workshops and public contributions proffered between workshops. A small selection of guests joined the meeting with the aim of addressing diversity. Our target output for the workshop was a draft of the final report and outline of steps leading to the final report release.
Tue, May 31, 2016
This workshop brought together researchers working on multidisciplinary natural/social science projects addressing issues of contemporary change in the North with social scientists focused on policy development at a global scale.