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Home Page | Prof. Tapio Varis

Affiliation: University of Tempera, Finland

Title of presentation: Global eLearning and cultural literacy

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Professor and Chair of Media Education, Finland (Research Centre for Vocational Education, and Hypermedia Laboratory), and Unesco Chair in global e-Learning with applications to multiple domains. Principal Research Specialist of Unesco-Unevoc. Acting President of Global University System (GUS). . Former Rector of the University for Peace in Costa Rica. Expert on media and digital literacy and new learning technologies for the Finnish Ministry of Education, the EC, Council of Europe, and international organizations. Visiting Professor in many European and North and South American countries. Docent in the University of Helsinki. International responsibilities in the Finnish Higher Education Evaluation Council.In addition to Finnish fluent in English, Spanish, German, and Swedish.