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IMARK offers you a series of e-learning courses on information management, social media tools and knowledge sharing techniques and methods. Select a course from the list below to access the course description and start learning.

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  • Experience Capitalization for Continuous Learning
    This course introduces the methodology and process of experience capitalization. Experience Capitalization is a methodological process through which an experience is identified, analyzed and documented, leading to creation of knowledge, which can be shared and used to generate change The course of nine hours gives you guidance and tools to help you plan and implement your own experience capitalization process, and ensure its efficiency and effectiveness.

    9 hours


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  • Scientific and Technical Writing
    This course describes the different steps required to produce a scientific or technical project publication, from development to dissemination of the final document. It also explains principles for writing, structuring the text and creating illustrations, and provides guidance on distribution channels and promotion methods. The course is aimed at scientists from research and development institutions or universities. It mainly concerns researchers engaged in agricultural research and rural development.

    31 hours


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  • Strategic Approaches to Information
    The e-learning course on Strategic Approaches to Information will contribute to capacity building in information management for an organization. To develop and improve information management requires the involvement of different parts of the organization and different roles, including staff skills and technology. The objective of the course is therefore to provide guidance in order to create a successful information management strategy and to develop the information management culture of the organization.

    7 hours


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  • Social Media for Development
    The course describes a wide range of social media tools that enhance the ways in which information is created and published, and which provide the means to collaborate and share resources online. It also describes how to take advantage of those tools for more effective networking, collaboration and exchange of knowledge.

    9 hours


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  • Management of Spatial Information
    The course provides a comprehensive overview of the nature and characteristics of spatial data, how it can help improve the quality and scope of activities in organizational processes, how to manage the infrastructure internally and how to integrate the infrastructure in a wider context of data acquisitioning and provisioning.

    20 hours


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  • Knowledge Sharing for Development
    The course was developed to provide organizations and communities with the necessary tools and methodologies required to develop their knowledge capacities, and enable them to work more effectively.

    30 hours


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  • Digital Libraries, Repositories and Documents
    The course covers the processes relevant to the creation and management of digital libraries and repositories, including digital file formats, metadata management, database management and the preservation of digital information. The total curriculum consists of 40 lessons, ranging from approximately 20 to 45 minutes duration, grouped into eight units, for a total of about 24 hours of self-paced instruction.


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  • Networking in Support of Development
    This course describes how different information and communication technologies (ICT) in a country - local, national and international - fit together to provide a workable means of communication, and the issues that affect each level. The lessons include relevant resources and additional reading. Learners can also consult a glossary specific to the course and search within the course materials for specific terms.


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  • Building Electronic Communities and Networks
    The course covers the approaches, methods, and tools used to build electronic communities, and covers the various steps and procedures for developing and facilitating electronic communities. The total curriculum consists of 29 lessons, ranging from approximately 15 to 90 minutes duration, grouped into five units, for a total of about 16 to 22 hours of self-paced instruction.


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