New website for the Swiss Commission for UNESCO

In the framework of a consolidation of the joint collaboration between USI and UNESCO (see the press release of September, 11),  in September 2017 the new website of the Swiss Commission for UNESCO (SCU) has been published online. In collaboration with the UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage […]

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Lab’s Dieta 2017 in Sonogno

On June 13-14 2017, the traditional “Diet of the labs” was held in Sonogno, the last, beautiful village in the Verzasca Valley.  20 collaborators of the three labs – eLab, webatelier.net and USI UNESCO Chair – attended the 2-day residential seminar. During this seminar we worked on several projects: development of the new MOOC of USI; learning analytics of the […]

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Lab’s Dieta 2016

On June 20-21 2016, the traditional “Diet of the labs” was held at Alpe di Neggia, a small village in the area of Gambarogno; 18 collaborators of the three labs – eLab, webatelier.net and USI UNESCO Chair – attended the 2-day residential seminar. During the Diet, the collaborators worked on some specific projects: – Creation of a research protocol on the topic of “Media […]

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Whacy Game app has been released

Whacy Game, the mobile app of Whacy (World Heritage Awareness Campaign for Youth), has been released. The app has been developed by eLab on a mandate of USI UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites. Whacy Game is an educational game that allows you to test and improve your knowledge about […]

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One week to the start of the eTourism MOOC

“eTourism: Communication Perspectives”, the first MOOC of USI, promoted by the UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites and developed by eLab, will start on October, Monday 5th, 2015. The course, fully free and open, will last 8 weeks, and will require approximately 3 hours study time per week. Among […]

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