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The Gulu University, Department of Computer Sciences (GU) , in collaboration with CTA will host two 5-day Web 2.0 Learning Opportunity starting on Monday 25 July 2011. Participants will be introduced to selected web 2.0 applications and will learn how to use them hands-on.
Gulu University is a public university located in Gulu town, 350 km north of the capital Kampala. Founded in 2002, the university offers a variety of programmes including among others Agriculture, Science including Computer and ICT studies, Medicine, and Environment, Business and Development Studies, Peace and Conflict Resolution, Education and Humanities.
The Learning Opportunity will cover advanced online searching, getting information served via alerts and RSS, collaborating remotely using wikis and Google Docs, using VoIP, online mapping and social networking. Participants will get a chance to see what others have done, get hands-on experience on how to use innovative applications, and assess how they could adopt these innovations within the context of their work and organisation.These Learning Opportunities form part of CTA initiatives that support development partners in networking, accessing and disseminating information more effectively.