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Strengthening democracy through private enterprise and market oriented reform Sparking Debate on Economic Policy in Nepal Samriddhi wins an award at the Asia Liberty Forum in Kuala Lumpur. By Sarita Sapkota, Samriddhi In the annual Asia Liberty Forum in Malaysia this year, Atlas Network presented the Asia Liberty Award to Samriddhi for its ‘Econ-ity’ initiative. As part of Atlas’ Regional Liberty Awards, The Asia Liberty Award recognizes think tanks within the Atlas Network that have made important contributions to improving the landscape for enterprise and entrepreneurship in their regions.
Effective e-learning for health professionals and students—barriers and their solutions. A systematic review of the literature—findings from the HeXL project - Childs - 2005 - Health Information & Libraries Journal From a managerial viewpoint, e-learning packages are of poor quality and inappropriate or insufficient for the task.12,14,34,48 Obtaining trainer involvement in and acceptance of e-learning can be a problem.14,17,38,43 Trainers need information and guidance.10,38 Trainers can be reluctant to adopt new systems that disrupt established practices, and can be sceptical of their benefits.18 There is resistance to the need for change in teaching methods, with unclear messages from management and a lack of guidance or good practice.19,23,32,38,50,51,55,56,59,61 Trainers find that packages are of poor quality, inappropriate or insufficient for the task with a lack of standards and they lack information about packages and the time to evaluate them.10,14,17,18,33,38,48,59 There are a number of myths about e-learning which act as barriers to its adoption and affect the way it is used in practice.
Center for Nanotechnology in Society at Arizona State University (CNS-ASU) The Virtual Institute for Responsible Innovation (VIRI) was created to accelerate the formation of a community of scholars and practitioners who, despite divides in geography and political culture, will create a common concept of responsible innovation for research, training and outreach – and in doing so contribute to the governance of emerging technologies under conditions dominated by high uncertainty, high stakes, and challenging questions of novelty. “Responsible innovation” (RI) is an emerging term in science and innovation policy fields across the globe. Its precise definition has been at the center of numerous meetings, research council decisions, and other activities in recent years. But today there is neither a clear, unified vision of what responsible innovation is, what it requires in order to be effective, nor what it can accomplish.
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