The SEIT Lab of the University of Cyprus participates in the D-Collab. Erasmus+ Key Action 2 Cooperation for Innovation and the exchange of good practices, Partnerships for Digital Education Readiness.
The project will focus on training the teaching staff as well as the students at all three levels of higher education to equip them with the knowledge and competencies needed for effective teaching and learning in the digital environment. The project will also develop digital competencies of students with special needs, who are in an even more challenging situation due to the shift towards online learning.
The project aims to:
- Train teaching staff of the University of Economics in Bratislava in methodologies and technologies of digital teaching, including the teaching of students with special needs
- Train doctoral students at the University of Economics in Bratislava in methodologies and technologies of digital teaching and including the teaching of students with special needs
- Train students at all three-degree levels in digital competencies needed for effective learning (including students with special needs)
- Improve digital competencies of students relevant for the labor market
- Improve the quality of digital instruction at the University of Economics in Bratislava
- Train the trainers in digital competencies
- Create the preconditions for the introduction of new digital study programs
- Produce Intellectual outcomes (Report on the needs of target groups, E-learning platform, Guidebooks)
The EKONOMICKA UNIVERZITA V BRATISLAVE in Slovakia coordinates the research project, which the European Union finances through the Erasmus+ program.
The 24-month research project is implemented within a consortium of 4 internationally recognized organizations from 4 countries: EKONOMICKA UNIVERZITA V BRATISLAVE (Slovakia), UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS (Cyprus), FOR SRL (Italy), M&M Profuture Training, S.L (Spain)
The team leader of the University of Cyprus in the SEIT laboratory is Professor George A. Papadopoulos.
This important contribution of the SEIT Laboratory will help the University of Cyprus to enrich its knowledge and experience in this field of specialization and, at the same time, will open new perspectives for future collaborations.
More information about this research project can be found on the website: http://d-collab.cs.ucy.ac.cy/