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My Learning4Content EL4C50 course home page 

My profile

This is your personal user page in WikiEducator. Tell us a little about yourself ..... be bold and try an edit now by starting to fill out your user page. This is a great way to practice your new wiki skills :-).

Professional background

Professional Background - University lecturer for approximately 20 years in the extra-mural and distance learning arm of the University of Guyana. Headed one of the Institute's Regional Centres for almost 15 years,acted as Director of the Institute for 3 years. Presently functions as the Deputy Director.

Write something here .Has completed research studies in areas such as functional literacy, learner motivation, blended learning, needs analysis in ODL, and ODL and community development, among others. Also attended workshops/seminars held in Guyana as well as in other countries.


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Bachelor of Social Sciences (Sociology),Post Graduate Diploma in Education(Administration), Masters in Social Sciences (Sociology of Education)

My interests


Write something here ... Programme planning in ODL, use of technology in ODL, and motivating learners in ODL. Also developing interest in creating/developing Open Education Resources(OER's). 


Write something here' Sports ',jogging,other forms of exercising,reading novels('suspense/thriller,others') Sports, travelling, reading novels (when time permits), cooking(trying new recipes)

My wiki projects

My optional community service (learning contract) project

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By signing this optional learning contract I will try to complete my training in basic wiki editing skills to achieve the status of a Wikibuddy. In return for this free training opportunity, I will give the gift of knowledge by donating or developing at least one free content resource licensed under a CC-BY-SA or CC-BY license which can be used by myself (and others) on WikiEducator.
Brief description of project <Enter a brief description of the content resource or WikiEducator project you would like to work on here>Associate degree for Administrative Professionals -Completing a course in customer care for Admin. Professionals at the Associate Degree level. Course should be of 4 credits using the blended delivery mode.
Target date for completion
<Specify the target date for completion --- you choose the date which can be after the completion of this workshop>.By the end of May 2011.
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Feedback and notes from my WikiNeighbours

(Comment.gif: Dear Colleague, greetings. Thanks for your inputs to this workshop. The report is available [here]. I will be happy to be of any assistance in future too. With best wishes, --R C Sharma, PhD 21:00, 22 May 2011 (UTC))

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Tip: Dear colleague, we are sure you are getting into your userpages. You are further requested to add your details to the INFOBOX which is on the top of your page. You can put your photograph there too. For guidance, here is the help link: INFOBOX EDITING HELP. with regards, --Ramesh Sharma, PhD 17:26, 6 May 2011 (UTC)

(Comment.gif: Dear Francis, welcome back to eL4C42. Hopefully this time you will be able to add some more information to your page. All the best. --R C Sharma, PhD 20:25, 19 August 2010 (UTC))

Dear Francis, Can you share with us your experiences on what was most beneficial to you on learning wiki skills? --R C Sharma, PhD 15:07, 3 August 2010 (UTC)

(Comment.gif: Dear Francis, Hope you are reading the instructions on wiki skills. In case of any help needed, donot hesitate to ask for help. You can either email me or leave a message on my page. Warm Wishes. --Ramesh Sharma 19:22 30 July 2010 (UTC))

(Comment.gif: Hello Francis Welcome to the workshop. Good start....keep adding. --Gita Mathur 16:42, 27 April 2010 (UTC))
(Comment.gif: Keep working on the tutorials at your pace. Good wishes--Gita Mathur 18:16, 30 April 2010 (UTC)) (Comment.gif: Dear Francis. Great start so far. With a little bit more effort, you will soon be able to get certified for level 1 under the Wikimaster programme. Warm wishes,--Patricia Schlicht 21:25, 30 April 2010 (UTC))

  • (Comment.gif: Dear Francis. Great to see you have started. You can try to complete week one activities so you can gain Level 1 certification. -- LeRoy Hill, CEN 06:04, 25 July 2010 (UTC) )
  • Dear Francis, Good to see you here again. The learning curve never ends, so glad to see you are taking advantage of this wonderful learning opportunity. Warm wishes --Patricia Schlicht 20:00, 26 April 2011 (UTC)

(Comment.gif: Hi Francis, You are very welcome to this eL4C50 Online workshop. Patricia Schlicht, Gita Mathur, Micheal Verhaart and me are your facilitators and will help you in develop your page. Enjoy this workshop and donot hesitate to ask for help. You can either leave a message on our user pages or email us. Warm Wishes.--Ramesh Sharma 21:42, 27 April 2011 (UTC))

Facilitators - eL4C42

  • The WikiEducator "Inspiring to become an Agent of Change" Online Workshop Learning4Content wiki skills workshop - 25 August to 8 September, 2010.
The facilitators:

My Sandbox

My sandbox Wiki educator is critical to the OER Movement    

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