The Center for Research on Collaboratories and Technology Enhanced Learning Communities (COTELCO) is a social science research center that explores the socio-technical infrastructure required to support geographically distributed collaboration and knowledge work, particularly between developed and developing countries. It is based upon principles of universal design and accessibility.


Executive Director Joins NAE/IOM Advisory Group for Online Ethics Center

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COTELCO/IDPP Executive Director Dr. Derrick Cogburn is participating in the first meeting of the Joint Advisory Group of the Online Ethics Center at the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and the Institute of Medicine (IOM) held on the 28 - 29 October, 2014 in Washington, DC. The NAE and IOM are in the midst of expanding an Online Ethics Center to become a leading online source for resources on ethics and ethics education in science and engineering.

COTELCO Hosts Live Stream of NETmundial 2014 Sessions

NETMundial conference logoNETMundial 2014 – The Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance conference hosted by the Brazilian Internet Steering Committee and /1Net begins on 23 April 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. COTELCO will live stream two conference sessions, one each on 23 and 24 April, at the COTELCO Center (SIS Room T10).

COTELCO and IDPP Participate in 2014 ISA Annual Convention

Dr. Derrick Cogburn before his presentation during 2013 ISA Annual Convention (PHOTO)The COTELCO/IDPP Executive Director and several faculty associates are traveling to Toronto, Canada this week to participate in the International Studies Association’s (ISA) 55th Annual Convention from 26-29 March 2014. COTELCO Executive Director Dr. Derrick Cogburn; incoming ISA President Dr. Amitav Acharya, IDPP and American University’s (AU) School of International Service (SIS) faculty member and Chair of the ASEAN Studies Center; COTELCO/IDPP senior faculty associate and Associate Professor at AU SIS Dr. Nanette Levinson; and several others are expected to present in sessions taking place throughout the conference.


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