Norvegian delegation visit

DSC01822 A three-member delegation from the Ministry of Defence of the Kingdom of Norway visited the Center for Simulation and distance learning in order to gain insight into the implementation of distance learning project in Mod RS and SAF. The delegation was led by Acting Chief of the International Military Cooperation of the Ministry of Defence of the Kingdom of Norway, Captain Gunnar Hello. The delegation was welcomed by Colonel Goran Simic, Chief of the Centre for Simulation and Distance Learning, who presented the accomplishments regarding the project of distance learning made in the past and spoke about future plans for the Centre. Members of the delegation were interested in the way of distance learning implementation in the RS MoD as well as the process of producing electronic courses for distance learning. Memebers of the delegation expressed their satisfaction with what has been achieved on this project and their expectations for the continuation of successful cooperation in this field between the two ministries.



Visit of the Army of the Republic of Macedonia

DSC01629 Delegation of the Army of the Republic of Macedonia (ARM), led by Chief of the General Staff Major General Koteski Goranco, as part of the visit to the Military Academy, visited the Center for Simulation and distance learning. On this occasion, the head of the Center for Simulation and distance learning, PhD. Colonel Goran Simic, informed the guests about the functions performed by the center in education and training of cadets of the Military Academy and the professional members of the Ministry of Defence. Also, the colonel Simic has introduced a way of organizing simulation exercises and briefly demonstrated the use of simulation software to support the implementation of the exercise. While visiting laboratories for distance learning, the guests showed particular interest in the production of electronic courses and their use for the education in the Ministry of Defence.



Cooperation with the Military Medical Academy

Center for Simulation and Distance Learning began a collaboration with the Military Medical Academy in preparation for the implementation of courses in the field of medicine. Formed team of experts consists of PhD. Col. Predrag Romic and PhD. Lt. Col. Dragan Djordjevic as representatives of the Military Medical Academy and experts in the field of medicine, and PhD. Lt. Col. Zoran Jeremic as a representative of the Center for Simulation and distance learning. The team will prepare a schedule for development of e-learning courses in the field of medicine, planned for first half of 2012, and define the basic guidelines for making these courses. As highest priority courses in the field of medicine, whose development is planned for the first quarter of 2012., were defined "First Aid in the battlefield for soldiers" and "First Aid in the battlefield for doctors". Both courses will be implemented in bilingual variants (Serbian and English), and first draft in Serbian language is planned to be completed by the end of August 2012.


Center for simulations and distance learning in the "Defense" magazine

In it's latest edition, the "Defense" magazine  (No. 153 of 01.02.2012.) has released a special report "Center for Simulation and Distance Learning at the Military Academy." The full contribution can be read by clicking on the link below the picture.


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Participation at "ONLINE EDUCA 2011"

DSCN0259 Between November 30th and December 03th 2011, the working group consisted of five members from the Military Academy and the Jefferson Institute attended an international conference "ONLINE EDUCA 2011" which took place in Berlin – the Federal Republic of Germany.

"ONLINE EDUCA" is the international conference that, for 17 years in a row, brings together an increasing number of members involved in e-learning around the world. This year there were about 2000 participants from as many as 90 countries.

Attractive topics, most current research results, leaders in technology and education, a large number of international organizations and companies, as well as the number of participants, make this conference one of the world’s biggest conferences on e-learning.

The conference program included workshops, seminars, forums, plenary and parallel sessions.

Seminars and workshops were designed for those who want to share their knowledge and gain new skills in their field of specialization, as well as to learn from the world's leading experts in specific areas. Workshops are always a good place to establish contacts with colleagues working on similar projects all over the world.

The two day conference offered 4 plenary and 84 parallel sessions which included 334 presentations. Conference participants had the opportunity to, in accordance with  their needs and commitments, learn about current trends in e-learning and technology achievements that support it.



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