Title: E-training : an innovative response to the hight steakes : caribal-edist leaflet
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Title: E-training : an innovative response to the hight steakes : caribal-edist leaflet
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Publisher: caribal-edist
Subject: Caribbean   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: Caribbean
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CARalBe Amtrique Latine
Education A Distance en Information
Scientifique et Technique


The Caribat-Edist project

ing to an emerging need for professional training

-Edist online training course responds to a need identified by
R f essionals ACURIL (Association of Caribbean Universities and
Sand 'IFLA/LAC (International Federation of Library
S i io Latin America-Caribbean) meeting in March 1997 at a seminar for
'.:; i iprof i l librarians from the Caribbean at the Uni ersity of the Antilles and

:ll: i]:;i^.:l eocluded that the major obstacle to the development of libraries and
. dociritilon centers was a lack of adequate skills on the part of library


A single training course, leading to a qualifying diploma, for
library staff working in facilities without real training or
l from different countries, in the Caribbean and Latin
America, in the three major working languages of that
,., region of the world.

:' Until now, no qualifying training program had existed for
these persons.

International partners


Interactive online training

E-instructors E-correctors


Instructional tutor Instructional tutor 0
SE-correctors Learners


The program will consolidate European practices in the framework of the Programme
d'Initiative (PIC) "Equal," co-financed 75% by the FSE and 25% by partners comprising
the Region, the Department, and the DRAC.

i" Caribat-Edist is developed and managed by several members in a development partnership
S (PDD). These operational participants in the project contribute to it via their activities
I in their respective fields.

S Accompanied by its partners,
.European: Abside (Italy) and LearnEast (United Kingdom),
.- Regional associations of library professionals: ACURIL and IFLA/LAC

Caribal-Edisf shares the objective of helping library personnel develop their knowledge
Sl.. and skills in order to play a more effective role in the Information Society of the third
S-l millennium.

To reduce inequalies, better cohesion

he Caibal-d aini pr m

Toward professional qualification

The training course consists in acquiring professional qualificaation through
coursework made available on line using the "Gonesha" platform. :

Learners are supported by instructional and technical tutors .. .:.- "'.,

A discussion forum allows learners to make contact with other :.learners andl
with the tutors.. ; :

bIPROBIB: A Diploma of the University of the Antilles and Guyana
Eigh training modules designed by professionals fo
develop newu skills

1 Techniques of expression
2 General knowledge
3 Library economics
4 Bibliography
5 Cataloguing
6 Dewey indexing
7 RAMEAU indexing
8 Initiation to information technologies

4 new concept

The Caribal-Edist e-learning course allows non-qualified employees to :
Work at a distance (from the workplace or from home)
Work using multimedia materials
Earn a diploma from the University of the Antilles and Guyana
Validate their professional skills in view of registering for competitions for employment.

Identification of the target public

I Census data, spontaneous candidacies, or surveys will be used to identify candidates.

Candidates will be selected according to their professional experience, their motivation,
and their career plans.

Since the creation of the DIPROBIB diploma, the candidates selected must register at the
UAG to receive the diploma.
The Caribbean co-diploma project is approved by UNICA (Association of Caribbean
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