Parallel working lunch with experts from the projects "RAPIDE - Relevant assessment and pedagogies for inclusive digital education" and "eDESK - Digital and Entrepreneurial Skills for European Teachers in the COVID-19 World" organized by the Faculty of Organization and Informatics and the project leader of both projects at FOI, Full Prof. Blaženka Divjak, Ph.D., held for the purpose of discussion on the topic of design and creation of MOOCs on Thursday, September 22, 2022, 1:30-3:00 p.m. The topic of the workshop refers to open courses (MOOC) developed within the framework of two Erasmus+ projects (RAPIDE, eDESK) during 2021 and 2022. The mentioned courses include topics related to innovative methods of learning, teaching and evaluation in virtual environments, the concept and tool for learning design, the development of teacher competences with an emphasis on fostering entrepreneurship and digital skills, and quality assurance. The aim of the workshop was to discuss the idea, design, creation of online courses and courses (MOOCs), hybrid teaching method and how to include innovative teaching methods and learning analytics in teaching. The workshop was held by the members of the mentioned projects, as well as the creators of the courses: Full Prof. Blaženka Divjak, Ph.D., Barbi Svetec (Faculty of Organization and Informatics) and Full Prof. Bart Rienties, Ph. D. (The Open University, UK). More about the results of these projects at: https://rapide-project.eu/ and https://edeskeurope.eu/ .
Project "HELA - Raising the maturity of higher education institutions for the implementation of learning analytics" held a project meeting for team members on Thursday, September 22, 2022, where the leader of the HELA project, Full Prof. Nina Begičević Ređep, Ph.D., presented project activities, and project co-leader, Full Prof. Diana Šimić, Ph.D., held a focus group with members of the Faculty of Organization and Informatics of the University of Zagreb and renowned experts in the field of learning analytics. Read more about the purpose, goals, activities and results of the project on the project website: https://decision-lab.foi.hr/en/project-hela.
On Friday, September 23, 2022, the "DEMO - Digital Platform Enterprise" project consortium with the leader of the project at the Faculty of organization and informatics Full Prof. Vjeran Strahonja, Ph.D. discussed about previous project activities, the adoption of the curriculum, methodology and learning design for the summer school, learning materials, content and format for the summer school, the environment for learning and tools and future activities.
The project "ORKAN - Unmanned aerial vehicle policy ecosystem" held a project meeting on Friday, September 23, 2022. The leader of the ORKAN project is Full Prof. Neven Vrček, Ph.D. who held a meeting with members of the ORKAN project team with the aim to discuss upcoming activities in the final phase of the project. More information about the project is available here: https://orkan.foi.hr/.