Through a series of practical hands-on activities and reflective discussions in international groups, participants will gain insight to e-learning concepts, issues, technologies, standards, methods and policies that are introduced with real-life examples and with the support of an advanced distributed e-learning environment. Special attention will be given to interoperability issues in learning technology domain, knowledge management and social-constructivist methods of computer-supported collaborative learning and networking in challenging environment. Students will apply self-directed learning principles using conversational learning contracts.
- become familiar with key concepts, competing theories and approaches of designing e-learning,
- develop practical skills of setting up, implementing and evaluating the use of distributed set of integrated e-learning systems and tools,
- design a prototype of an advanced e-learning course,
- develop or advance competence in self-directing learning projects, collaboration and social networking