EADTU - European Association of Distance Teaching Universities

EFFECT

 

EFFECT

The European Forum for Enhanced Collaboration in Teaching (EFFECT 2015-2018) aims to facilitate the exchange of experience and effective methods in terms of university teachers’ development at the European level. By drawing upon such good practices, it will probe their transferability in other disciplinary, institutional and national contexts, while also assessing the feasibility of a European level structure that would support teaching enhancement in higher education. 

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BizMOOC

 

BizMOOC

BizMOOC is a knowledge alliance to enable a European-wide exploitation of the potential of MOOCs for the world of business (BizMOOC 2016-2019) This EU-funded project tackles the European challenge of enabling businesses, labour force and universities to increase their activities and exploitation (economies of scale) of the MOOC potential. It focuses on work force & HEI-training and the acquisition of labour market key competences through applying new methodologies for online teaching & learning.

Coordinated by FH JOANNEUM Graz: visit website 

MOONLITE

 

MOONLITE

Massive Open Online courses Enhancing Linguistic and Transversal skills for social inclusion and Employability (MOONLITE 2016-2019) aims to strategically utilise existing learning opportunities from MOOCs to build entrepreneurial and language skills in Europe. It specifically focuses on inclusion involving migrants and refugees to upgrade their skills and enabling them to access Higher Education and the job market. It also aims to promote diversity in formal and non-formal education and training.

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SCORE2020

 

SCORE2020

Support Centres for Open education and MOOCS in different Regions of Europe 2020 (SCORE2020, 2014-2016) is building on a consortium of players in the field of open, online and flexible education. The partnership will set up expertise centres for the development and use of MOOCs and Open Education. In most countries in the partnership already started with some way of cross-institutional support in the context of MOOCs.

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SEQUENT

 

SEQUENT

Supporting Quality in E-learning European Networks (SEQUENT, 2013-2014) aims to promote excellence in the use of ICT in higher education, with a clear goal to prepare European Universities in line with the European Modernisation Agenda and to make higher education in Europe fit better to cross-border collaboration initiatives in the implementation of innovative and ICT enhanced partnerships.

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The Changing Pedagogical Landscape

 

The Changing Pedagogical Landscape

The overall objective of this study (2014-2015) under the EU-tender is to examine to what extent government strategies and higher education regulatory and accreditation, funding, quality assurance, assessment and certification frameworks support or hinder new modes of learning, and in particular increased use of technology in the teaching and learning process.

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HOME

 

HOME

Higher education Online: MOOCs the European way (HOME 2013-2016) develops and strengthens an open network on MOOCs. Through successive surveys, several publications, dissemination activities and networking events the project has a substantial impact throughout Europe and strongly contributes to the identification of a European MOOC model.

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IC Clear

 

IC Clear

The goal of International Consortium for Clear communication (IC-CLEAR, 2011-2014) is to develop an international postgraduate course in clear communication to respond to the increase in demand for clear, easy-to-understand information and the lack of well-trained clear communication professionals.

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DIV ED

 

DIV ED

Diversity in the Learning Experience in Higher Education (DIV ED, 2012-2014) focused on the complex topic “Diversity” applied to the academic learning context. Main output is a university Module to be tested, implemented, evaluated and exploited in 4 partner countries (Austria, Germany, Lithuania and Portugal) before being disseminated Europe-wide with other target groups in various educational environments.

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ECO

 

ECO

EADTU is partner of "Elearning, Communication and Open-data: Massive Mobile, Ubiquitous and Open Learning" (ECO, 2014-2017). This project with 24 partners focuses on extending the most successful MOOC experiences in Europe to a pan-European scale by piloting and showcasing these best practices by its implementation in regional hubs of excellence throughout Europe.

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CBVI

 

CBVI

Cross Border Virtual Incubator (CBVI, 2010-2013) was to flexibly reach out to workers & learners to promote entrepreneurship and enterprise creation. It had the objective to demonstrate a social and entrepreneurship environment for the acceleration of new starters and cross border knowledge exchange. The many pilots contributed systematically to improve discussion and cooperation between higher education institutions and regional stakeholders.

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I2AGORA

 

I2AGORA

International Internship AGORA (I2AGORA, 2011-2012) aimed to synthesise and exploit experiences/results of such projects focusing on flexible modality work placement mobility programs, especially accessibility, adoptability and sustainability of their results. The prime objective of the I2AGORA project was to open up synergic potential between EU projects, focused on this challenging area.

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OEII

 

OEII

Open Educational Innovation & Incubation (OEII, 2010-2013) formulates recommendations on the organisation of a (more) transparently organised, and sustainable, university-market interface which is receptive to inside and outside developments and the valorisation of open educational innovation. The project included cases and produced recommendations on Open Education (including MOOCs) and on Educational Innovation that are still highly valuable nowadays.

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CBVE

 

CBVE

Cross-Border Virtual Entrepreneurship (CBVE, 2007-2009) enhanced the professional skills of students by lifelong, open and flexible, didactically-innovative and pedagogically-rich learning approaches, with a specific focus on the development, extension and expansion of entrepreneurial skills. CBVE piloted entrepreneurship in a novel way, as prospective part of the curriculum for students not (longer) part of traditional cohorts.

The project website is closed.

LECHe

 

LECHe

Erasmus project, 'The lived experience of climate change: e-learning and virtual mobility' (LECHe, 2010-2012). The LECH-e project developed three 100-150 hour modules and a water case study published as OER. They were designed to maximise flexibility of use for diverse audiences.

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OER HE

 

OER HE

Open Educational Resources in Higher Education (OER HE, 2009-2011).  The 3 Best Practice Reports have examined evidence from the literature and from the partners' case studies to identify the role that OER might play in (1) widening participation, (2) multi campus education and (3) team-based internationalisation. Project website closed

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MORIL

 

MORIL

EADTU task force on Multilingual Open Resources for Independent Learning (MORIL, 2006-2009). This task force contained all the European Open Universities of EADTU, and was active in promoting online learning in two modes - informal and formal - both based on OER, so as to provide new gateways to university education.

The project website is closed

CSVM

 

CSVM

The objective of Cross Sector Virtual Mobility (CSVM, 2006-2008) was to facilitate distance education students to enter into online working,stimulate their employability, and provide distance educational systems with increased business and market connectivity.

The project website is closed.

E-xcellence Next

 

E-xcellence Next

EADTU wants to serve universities European wide with an open and updated "quality assurance in e-learning" instrument and started a partnership with European and global stakeholders to further apply and improve the E-xcellence instrument.

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EPICS

 

EPICS

A European Portal for International Courses and Services (EPICS) was developed to support universities and students by creating a fully facilitated mobility scheme that allows students to choose international courses within the mainstream offerings of their university.

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IDEAL

 

IDEAL

Impact of Distance Education on Adult Learning (IDEAL, 2013-2015) seeks to examine how higher education institutions can and do contribute to adult learning by way of distance education.

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EDEA-I

 

EDEA-I

The European Distance Education Area: info portal and awareness initiative (EDEA-I, 2011-2012) project focused on the creation of an info portal for Open and Distance Learning.

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NetCu

 

NetCu

In Networked Curricula (NetCU, 2010-2012) a set of combined activities and approaches guidelines and tools for successfully creating internationally networked curricula in open and distance education and blended learning will be developed. These products will facilitate the establishment of such curricula.

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USBM

 

USBM

University Strategies and Business Models (USBM, 2008 - 2010) is about developing structures for continuing education that fit the realities of professional life and helps complete the knowledge that people acquire during their careers and renew or develop their existing knowledge.

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