WP5 : Pilot methodology development

Objectives

  • to develop, theoretically justify and experimentally verify the basic concept of shaping the location ICT teachers competences in the use of information and communication technologies and remote forms of teaching in their professional activities;
  • to develop, theoretically justify and experimentally verify the basic components of a computer-oriented system of methodical preparation of contemporary specialists, in particularly future and active teachers to use ICT and distance forms of teaching in the educational process and intercultural competences;
  • to develop the content, forms, methods, technologies,
  • to define and test a computer-oriented methodical and theoretical scientific system for competences
  • developing, which includes: 1) psychological and pedagogical aspects, 2) organizational and methodical security curriculum, 3) implementation of the social contract in such educational requirements for training future and in-service teachers, 4) protection of the learning process of computerization measures, information, methodological and technical support of the school and the cognitive activity of in service and future teachers and other specialists with extensive use of distance forms of learning, based on Internet technologies, 6) adequate information on competences components including e-learning and intercultural competences

Main WP5 topics:

  • General environment of theories and methodologies of online teaching and learning;
  • Self learning approaches and techniques;
  • Learning styles and teaching process;
  • Objectives and teaching taxonomies;
  • Teaching methods;
  • Face-to-face pedagogical techniques versus distance techniques;
  • Teaching Models;
  • Pedagogic management of the project;
  • Planning and coordination of courses;
  • Personal and institutional ICT plan;
  • Methodology and techniques of e-learning;
  • Methodology of producing e-contents.
  • Evaluating of the teachers’ skills necessary to work in ICT environment.

WP5 Tasks

  • Task 5.1. Defining some more important skills of the contemporary specialist course profile.
  • Task 5.2. Identification and theoretical justification of the principles, forms, methods of effective use of the ICT and remote forms of teaching in the education in higher pedagogical educational institutions;
  • Task 5.3. Development of a computer-oriented methodical and theoretical scientific system for training of contemporary specialists.
  • Task 5.4. Development of theoretical-methodological, psychological, pedagogical and methodological foundations of distance learning science based on Internet technologies.
  • Task 5.5. Dissemination of the scientific work results: lectures, seminars, other activities.
  • Task 5.6. Project events: conferences, workshops and roundtables.
  • Task 5.7. Account identified and characterized the organizational forms, models, distance learning andremote types of courses, case-technologies, social media, Web 2.0 and Web 3.0. Massive Open Online Courses, virtual classroom, Internet-courses and tested during WP4 some selected IT tools such as LMS (Learning Management Systems), CMS (Contents Management Systems), VSCR (Virtual synchronous classrooms), SSA (Screen Share Applications), CSA (Contents Sharing Application), cloud computing environment, virtual campus, virtual learning environment and “virtual synchronous classroom”.
  • Task 5.8. Pedagogical and Technological Aspects Using Virtual Classrooms - Videoconference conducted by UEx (Spain).
  • Task 5.9. Workshop and e-round table debate in LU (Portugal).
  • Task 5.10. Meeting and workshop in UT (Netherlands).
  • Task 5.11. Conference E-learning Methodology and Workshop in HSPU (Russia).
  • Task 5.12. Conference DIVAI 2016, UKF (Slovak Republic).
  • Task 5.13. Conference The skills of scientific communication among faculty using repositories, wiki technology, e-libraries, BGKU (Ukraine).

WP5 Deliverables

  • D 5.1. Month: 28  (April) - E-learning Methodology - scientific monograph.
  • D 5.2. Month: 29  (May) - Publications in DIVAI 2016 conference proceedings.
  • D 5.3. Month: 31 (July) - Elaboration of new methods of research and diagnostics.
  • D 5.4. Month: 31 (July) - Developing pilot methodology of enhancing ICT and e-learning competences, as well as intercultural awareness by means of Internet technologies: LCMS systems (Moodle), Massive Open Online Courses, virtual classroom technology, social media, other selected Web 2.0 and Web 3.0. Technology, other technologies.
  • D 5.5. Month: 32  (August)  - Pre-trip schedules and post-trip reports outlining the secondments activities.
  • D 5.6. Month: 32  (August) - Pedagogical and technological aspects using Virtual Classrooms - Publications in the scientific international journal IJWBC. Theses in VU2016.
  • D 5.7. Month: 32  (August) - Interim reports.

Coordinator WP5: Professor Natalia Morze (BGKU) and BGKU team