Training agenda

Training agenda

OPENING UNIVERSITIES FOR VIRTUAL MOBILITY
C1. Short-term joint staff training event

Training for teachers and university staff on
VM Curriculum designing

AGENDA

Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania
March 16 – 20, 2015

 

March 15, 2015

The OUVMers arrive in Kaunas.

March 16, 2015. Unit 1. VM decision phase. Airina Volungevičienė, VMU.

9:00 – 9:30

Welcome and ice breaking activities.

Margarita Teresevičienė and VMU team. All participants of the training session.

9:30 – 10:00

Introduction to OUVM Project and training sessions. Airina Volungevičienė, VMU.

10:00 – 10:30

Unit 1. Decision making.

1.1. Virtual mobility implementation scenarios.

1.1.1. VM types and models.

Airina Volungevičienė, VMU.

10:30 – 11:00

Tea/ Coffee break.

11:00 – 13:00.

1.1.2. Decisions affecting virtual mobility curriculum designing and implementation. Airina Volungevičienė, VMU.

Assignment 1. Assessing institutional preparedness for VM. Decision phase. Institutional (national) group working

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 15:00

1.2. OUVM implementation scenario. Definition of international collaboration. Airina Volungevičienė. VMU.

Assignment 2. Defining teacher collaboration in OUVM project. International group work.

15:00 – 16:00

Group work presentation. Discussion.

Assignment for the week. Student guide development.

 

16:00 – 17:00

Open questions and opening up of reflective teacher collaborative document.

 

17:00 – 18:00

A visit to University museum and premises.

18:00 – 20:00

Social event.

 

The end of the day. All participants will be provided with the recommendations for the dinner, but will decide on their own whether to have a joint dinner or not.

 

March 17, 2015. Unit 2 and 3. Transforming your course into a VM course. Mariet Vriens, K.U.Leuven.

9:00 – 9:30

Introduction: characteristics of a VM course

9:30 – 10:30

From a physical to a virtual learning space: supporting tools. Mariet Vriens, KUL

10:30 – 11:00

Tea/ Coffee break.

11:00 – 13:00

Designing international online group work (part I: group work)

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch (joint)

14:00 – 15:00

Designing international online group work (part II: presentation of group work)

15:00 – 16:00

Assessment of international online group work

16:00 – 16:30

Individual work on design and assessment of international online group work

16:30 – 17:00

A short break before the social program.

17:00 – 20:00

Social event.

 

The end of the day. All participants will be provided with the recommendations for the dinner, but will decide on their own whether to have a joint dinner or not.

 

March 18, 2015. Support systems for virtual mobility implementation. International exchange day on ICT tools. Presentations by e-learning teams from VMU, UAb, UNIPV, UNIOVI.

9:00 – 9:30

Reviewing open questions in reflective teacher collaborative document.

9:30 – 10:30

Teacher and learner support system at Vytautas Magnus University. Danute Pranckutė, Marius Šadauskas, Vida Žvinienė. Vytautas Magnus University.

10:30 – 11:00

Tea/ Coffee break.

11:00 – 12:00.

Teacher and learner support system at University of Pavia. University of Pavia team.

 

12:00 – 13:00

Teacher and learner support system at University of Oviedo. University of Oviedo team.

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch (joint)

14:00 – 15:00

Teacher and learner support system at the Open University of Portugal. Open University team.

15:00 – 16:00

ICT tools used in virtual mobility and for OER development and use. Marius Šadauskas, Vida Žvinienė. Vytautas Magnus University

15:00 – 17:00

Open questions and discussion.

 

17:00 – 19:00

A break before the social program.

19:00 – 21:00

Joint dinner.

 

 

March 19, 2015. Unit 4. VM organization. Estela Daukšienė, VMU.

9:00 – 10:30

Unit 4. VM organization.

4.1. VM administrative procedures, regulations, responsible units. E. Daukšienė, VMU

10:30 – 11:00

Tea/ Coffee break.

11:00 – 13:00.

4.2 Planning VM organization: preparation of information about the course, course marketing, course organization plan, and support for participants. E. Daukšienė, VMU

Assignment 1. Planning VM course student guide. Group activity.

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 15:30

Assignment 2. Solving case studies of “VM issues”. Group activity

4.3 Assessment of virtual exchange. Planning collection of feedback from VM participants. E. Daukšienė, VMU

15:30 – 17:00

Group work presentations. Discussion.

17:00 – 19:00

Social event.

 

The end of the day. All participants will be provided with the recommendations for the dinner, but will decide on their own whether to have a joint dinner or not.

 

March 20, 2015. Unit 5. VM quality assurance. Margarita Teresevičienė, VMU.

9:00 – 10:30

Unit 5. Quality characteristics in curriculum and to measure curriculum adaptability for virtual mobility. Margarita Teresevičienė, VMU.

10:30 – 11:00

Tea/ Coffee break.

11:00 – 13:00.

Assignment 1. Group work. Peer reviewing of curriculum adaptability for virtual mobility (according to virtual mobility curriculum quality assurance criteria).

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 16:00

Presentation of the Assignment for the week. Student guide development. 10 study guides.

 

Video recording of presentations, feedback from the training week, ideas for the future (with the agreement of the participants)

 

16:00 – 17:00

Certificates, recognitions, further collaboration and farewell.

 

The end of the training week. All participants will be provided with the recommendations for the dinner, but will decide on their own whether to have a joint dinner or not.

 

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