Colleges and universities are engaging in virtual projects with developing countries throughout the world. Such projects give faculty an opportunity to collaborate with their peers, to conduct research, and to strengthen their organizations. Students who enroll in virtual internships or who participate in the project are able to gain experience in employing “appropriate technology” e-solutions in places where information sharing, education, training, and community and health support are desperately needed.
I found this in XPlanaZine
There’s a cute example following the lines I quoted but I don’t see whether it is a real example, ’cause it all starts with “colleges and universities are engaging in virtual projects” but I cannot see further information or links to some of these projects.
Anyway, the post is worth reading it and it’s just about a thing I’ve commented here zillions of times: content, content, content and services, services, services, this time carried on by students acting non-profit (well, they get some marks, but at least it is not about money)
By the way, Xplana has changed recently so now you just have to syndicate once and not three times (articles, whitepapers, interviews) as before.
If you need to cite this article in a formal way (i.e. for bibliographical purposes) I dare suggest:
Peña-López, I. (2004) “Virtual Internships for Online Business Classes: A Project” In ICTlogy,
#9, June 2004. Barcelona: ICTlogy.
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