Global Learn Day: FAQ
Question: Can organizations participate? - Absolutely. This year we are particularly interested in highlighting the achievements of non-profit organizations that seek to improve the lives of people through the distribution of knowledge.
Question: Can schools participate? - Absolutely, any source of education and learning is eligible to participate in Global Learn Day. Included are museums, zoos, libraries, bookstores, parks and monuments. All are welcome to participate in Global Learn Day.
Question: How do I participate? - Register as a user and then enroll in Global Learn Day 12.
Question: How do I present at Global Learn Day? - Register, enroll and then suggest an event. You will become the Port Master, Cargo Master, or Facilitator for that event, depending on the size and how much assistance you need.
Question: How is GLD 2010 different? - In the past GLD has been limited to a 24 hour webcast from the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Global Education. During the webcast as many places around the world as possible were included in the webcast. The concept of a world of learning being explored by a single virtual ship, the good Ship Benjamin Franklin, was used to conceptualize the event.
Beginning this year instead of a single ship, the visualization is a fleet leaving from many ports, sharing their cargo of learning innovation around the world. Building trade routes and identifying areas of common interest.
Question: What is a Port of call or event? - It can be any site, land locked or not, where a Global Learn Day event will occur. - on this site they will be referred to as Event/Port calls or Events or Ports.
Question: What is a GLDer? - People who have participated in GLD are GLDers.
Question: Who can participate- anyone can participate, some will be interested in watching these events unfold, others will want to present, or promote education in their region.
Question: Who is OLT.NET? - OLT.NET is OnLine Training, Inc. We have participated in and supported Global Learn Day since 1997. More information about the early days of Global Learn Day can be found in the archives.
(Last edited: April, 2011)