JOINT EUROPEAN PROJECTS University Management
UM-JEP 19105-2004

Coordinated by:



University of Zagreb
University Computing Centre


Event:

TEMPUS Joint European Project EQIBELT
1st Workshop on E-Learning Support Centers (AGENDA)

Location:

Cavtat, Croatia

G     Hotel CROATIA, Cavtat

Date:

Tuesday, June 20 - Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Lecturers:

     Experts from EU universities - EQIBELT project partners:

    Alfredo Soeiro& Rita Falcao, University of Porto

   Nora Mogey, University of Edinburgh

   Eva Obermller, Vienn University of Technology

     Experts and practitioners from HR institutions
   Daliborka Pai, CARNet

Audience (participants):

     Members of university bodies responsible for teaching, e-learning or ICT

     Members of government bodies responsible for implementation of e-learning methodology and technology

     Members of EQIBELT project team and university's e-learning teams

     University teachers involved or interested in e-learning

     ICT or other support staff involved or interested in e-learning

Purpose:

¥      to learn and to collect experience from EU universities about their approach to supporting e-learning activities and organization of e-learning support services, groups or centers

¥      to foster the process of establishing of e-learning support centers at HR partner universities

¥      to help appointed university's e-learning teams in process of defining and establishing e-learning support centers

Questions to be discussed and answered:

þ      Analyzing needs for support in field of e-learning

  staff needs

  students needs

þ      Competences of e-learning support groups and centers

  methodology and pedagogy

  web design

  media (video, audio, graphics, animations)

  e-learning tools (content development, VLE, …)

  general ICT…

þ      Services of e-learning support groups and centers

  training courses

  helpdesk

  project management

  central servers and tools management and system administration…

þ      Organizational and financial models for e-learning support groups and centers

  central vs. decentralized (position within the university)

  boutique vs. project model

  budgetary (state, local community) vs. self-financed

  own resources/funds

  donations

  per project financing…

Methodology:

2     Presentation by workshop lecturers

2     Q&A sessions after presentations

2     General discussion sessions

Language:

English