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Dgroups technical guides and resources

February 20, 2017  |   dgroups,learning,news   |     |   0 Comment

One of the strengths of Dgroups is its simplicity and very low learning curve. However, it's useful to have some pointers to refer to, especially if you're not familiar with the platform. We have recently started a new page for Dgroups Technical Guides and Resources. The page is accessible from the main navigation of this website and at the link https://www.dgroups.info/guides-resources/. The goal is to provide users, administrators and creators with the key guides and resources to learn how ...

Learning from our peers – Email and online forums for health and development professionals

The third Dgroups Online Peer Exchange session took place on Monday 15 July 2013. With a thematic focus on email and online forums for health and development professionals, the session was organised together with the Knowledge Gateway, which is running on the same technology that powers Dgroups and that is developed and supported by WA Research.  In this sense, the session was a useful occasion to compare notes and see how different initiatives are using the same technological ...

Slides from the Dgroups Peer Exchange – 15 July 2013

The third Dgroups Online Peer Exchange session took place last Monday 15 July 2013. For this session, we had the pleasure to have as speaker Angela Nash-Mercado from Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication Programme and K4Health, who presented the Knowledge Gateway. This platform is running on the same technology that powers Dgroups and that is developed and supported by WA Research. The session was a useful occasion ...

Dgroups Online Peer Exchange – 15 July 2013

The Dgroups Online Peer Exchange session continue with the third event in this series planned for 15 July 2013, from 1600 to 1730 CEST. This session will look at "Email forums for health and development professionals."  Two presenters will share their experiences: Angela Nash Mercado will present how the Knowledge Gateway (which uses the same underlying software as Dgroups) connects people working in health and development through email discussion forums; Neil Pakenham Walsh will give us some insights on ...

Learning from our peers – How FAO and SDC use Dgroups

The second Dgroups Online Peer Exchange took place on 16 April 2013. As in the previous session, two Dgroups partner organizations presented their experience in using Dgroups for online networking, knowledge exchange and communication to support their work. Some 30 people participated in the session, with an interesting debate following the presentation by Kristin Kolshus and Julien Custot from FAO and Carmen Eckter and Carsten Schulz from SDC. Supporting the Food for Cities global network FAO ...

Slides from the Dgroups Peer Exchange – 16 April 2013

After the one held last November, on 16 April 2013 the Dgroups Foundation hosted a second Online Peer Exchange.  Two Dgroups Partners, the FAO and the Swiss Development cooperation, presented their experience in using Dgroups effectively to support communications, knowledge sharing and learning in their work. The slides are available online at Slideshare and below here. Kristin Kolshus and Julien Custot presented how Dgroups is used at large at FAO and shared ...

Learning from our peers – How RWSN and FARA use Dgroups

The Dgroups Foundation hosted our first Online Peer Exchange session on 15 November 2012, in order to strengthen peer-to-peer learning among Dgroups Partners, moderators, and users, earlier. The meeting, organized in the context of the 2012 Dgroups Annual Meeting, brought together some twenty people to learn from two organizations how they have put Dgroups to work.   Sean Furey explained us how the Rural Water Supply Network (RWSN) has been using Dgroups as a ...

Slides from the Dgroups 2012 Online Peer Exchange

On 15 November 2012, the Dgroups Foundation hosted an online peer exchange session. The event was organized in the context of the 2012 Dgroups Annual Meeting. During the peer exchange, two Dgroups partners organizations shared their experiences in working with Dgroups and making the most of it to support daily business practices. The slides are available online at Slideshare and below here. Sean Fleury from the Rural Water Supply Network (RWSN) explained how they have ...