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Regional Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative - Training for regional representatives

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Under regional cooperation in the field of distance learning (so called RADLIRegional Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative) Center for Simulations & Distance Learning, Military Academy (CSDL) organized intensive training for regional representatives in area of distance learning. It was held from May 29 to June 02 2017. There were 6 trainees – representatives from Slovenia, Macedonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina (2 from each country).  How to use distance learning platform as teachers and content creators was the main objective of training.

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All persons have successfully mastered the tasks of this intensive training, which provides the prerequisites for the future cooperation and joint engagement in the development of electronic content of interest to the all four countries.

 

Meeting of the Regional Initiative for Advanced Distributed Learning at the Military Academy (09.03.2017.)

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At the Centre for Simulations and Distance learning at the National Defense School (NDS) of the Military Academy, the initial meeting of the regional initiative for advanced distributed learning was held. The meeting was opened by Colonel Miroslav Talijan, Head of NDS who underlined the importance of cooperation in the field of advanced distributed learning and the outstanding results in this area so far achieved by the Military Academy and the Centre for Simulations and Distance learning.


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Colonel Goran Shimic, head of the Centre for Simulations and Distance learning was host and moderator of the meeting. In addition to representatives of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Serbia, the meeting was attended by representatives of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Slovenia, Norway and the Jefferson Institute.


During the meeting, the Working Group of the regional initiatives was established and concrete tasks for 2017 defined, including the development of official documents which outline the framework for cooperation, training of personnel to use the distance learning system and further joint development of electronic materials. These documents and tasks have set a firm foundation for future regional cooperation in the field of advanced distributed learning.

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Certificates of course completion 2016

On 23 December 2016, at 12.00 in the central hall of the Center for Simulation and Distance Learning School of National Defense Military Academy, were presented certificates to members of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Serbia who have completed courses in the use of the platform for distance learning. Intermediate level course is completed 10 members and Advanced level course is finished 5 members of the Ministry of Defence in 2016.

The certificates were given 2 members of the Department for development of psychological activities of the Human Resources of the Ministry of Defence and the 13 members of the Military Academy.

On behalf of the Head of the Center for Simulation and Distance learning, beliefs handed administrator courses vs Radojka Milicevic who, after welcoming speech and a brief analysis of development in 2016, noted a very high level of motivation that participants gained knowledge on the implementation of the platform for distance learning using in the process of teaching and training.

On behalf of all participants, colonel Vitomir Stankovic thanked the members of the Center for Simulation and Distance learning for their effort in mastering the material. He particularly emphasized the team atmosphere and interesting courses that motivate all the participants, especially students of the advanced course, have ideas for making e-courses in your area.

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Distance Learning in MoD RS and SAF 2016 Regional Conference held

The sixth and the first Regional Conference "Distance learning in the MoD and SAF 2016" was held on 17 November 2016 in the amphitheater of the Center for Simulation and Distance learning, School of National Defense, Military Academy. The meeting was opened by the Rector of the University of Defence General-Major Mladen Vuruna.

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With the results, activities and development plans in the field of distance learning, the participants were met head of the School of National Defense Colonel Miroslav Talijan and Head of the Center for Simulation and Distance learning Colonel Goran Simic, who said that, with more than 150 courses and other e-materials, with more than 2000 users from the defense system of Serbia and 300 users from 61 countries of the world, a platform for Distance Learning MOD and SAF represents a respected resource and Center for simulation and distance learning unit respected system of military education and training.

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Representatives of Norway, summarizing past activities, pointed out that thanks to many years of successful projects, distance learning and acquiring the status of a partner center in the context of the Initiative for advanced distributed, Center for Simulation and Distance Learning Schools of National Defense was recognized as a key resource for the establishment a regional cooperation in the field of distance learning. 

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Participants from the region (Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Macedonia) presented their systems of military training and education, with special emphasis on the context of distance learning and expressed readiness to support the Regional Project of Distance Learning.

In addition, at the meeting were presented the new software tools for the development of e-materials and new methods of co-creating e-content to the desktop, smartphone and tablet platform, increasing the productivity of production e-courses.

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The event was attended by 119 participants, of which 11 were foreign guests.

 

Certificates of course completion 2015

Uverenja2015-1 On December 25 2015, at 12.00 in the central hall of the Center for Simulation and Distance Learning of the Military Academy certificates were presented to members of the Ministry of Defense who have successfully completed courses to use the platform of distance learning. Middle level course in 2015 was attended by 13 students, advanced level course was attended by 1 teacher from the Military Academy.

The event was attended by 2 students from the Military Intelligence Agency, 5 students from the Department for the development of psychological activities of the Department of Human Resources of the Ministry of Defense, 6 students from the Military Academy and the teachers of the Center for Simulation and distance learning headed by Colonel Goran Simic.

Head of the Centre welcomed all those present, presented a brief analysis of the training in the use of the platform for distance learning in 2015 and expressed satisfaction with the course participants are extremely conscientious and thorough access to these trainings.

Participants pointed out that they felt comfortable during training, that training was very interesting and that they have ready-made ideas to apply acquired knowledge in their daily work by creating courses in their area of expertise.

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