SJSU Chairman of Computer Science, Professor Pearce visits AIOU

By Huong Cheng, PDEEP Student Assistant

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Professor Pearce visits AIOU, click here to see a set on Flickr.

From May 27 – June 2, SJSU Professor Pearce visited Islamabad to meet with AIOU faculty and staff. Check out the pictures and see what he was up to.

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Organization Profile: OPEN Silicon Valley

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Featured Article: Concession to female students in low literacy regions

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Embassy of Pakistan in Washington D.C. organized a round table discussion on the virtual education collaboration between Pakistan and the U.S.

US-EmbassyThe embassy of Pakistan in Washington D.C. organized  a roundtable discussion on the“distance learning and virtual education collaboration between Pakistan and the US”.
This discussion was held this past February 15, 2013 and was attended by ambassador to the U.S. Sherry Rehman and representatives of the U.S. State Department, USAID (United States Agency for International Development), think tank community, and members of the Pakistani Diaspora.

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