Open Education Workshop - concept, tools, resources, practices

What are the educational resources open to OER and the massive open online MOOCs? How can they be accessed, used and integrated in university education?


11/03/2016 - 11:00


11/03/2016 - 15:00


K1 Amphitheater, 1st floor, Documentation and Technology Transfer Center (UPT Library), Bul. Vasile Parvan No. 2B, Timisoara   View map

ID / IFR and e-Learning Center - CEL


Open education - concept, tools, resources, practices

Friday, March 11, 2016, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.


What are open educational resources OER and massive open online courses MOOCs? How can they be accessed, used and integrated in university education?

Practical examples of use and integration of OER and MOOC in university and pre-university education. The use of mobile learning, open data in university and pre-university education. Case studies from Europe, Great Britain and Romania.

With 13 international speakers, the workshop is addressed to university professors, students, professors in pre-university education, specialists from training companies, IT, or human resources departments.

The 3rd edition of the International Workshop is organized by the ID / IFR and e-Learning Center, Polytechnic University of Timisoara, West University of Timisoara, “Ioan Slavici” University of Timisoara, Smart City Association and IEEE Romania Education Chapter, during the Open Education Week 2016.

Participation is free, presentations will be held in Romanian and English and a certificate of participation will be issued.

Open Education Week

is an event promoted by the world association Open Education Consortium, aiming to present the opportunities offered by open education, the results of its integration in all forms of education, whether it is the development of skills or knowledge in the workplace, as support of university or pre-university education or simply to find out something new, related to a personal interest of each individual.



11:00 - 11:05 Prof.dr.ing. Radu Vasiu, Polytechnic University of Timisoara - Welcome

11:05 - 11:25 Dr. Diana Andone, CeL Polytechnic University of Timisoara Open Education and Open Student

11:25 - 11:45 Prof.dr. Paul Bacsich Open Education Working Group, UK (live) - Using OER and MOOCs for education and training: the vital role of senior managers

11:45 - 12:05 Prof.dr.ing. Carmen Holotescu, Ioan Slavici University, Timisoara OER and MOOC initiatives in Romania. Scenarios for integrating MOOCs in schools and universities

12:05 - 12:25 Conf.dr. Gabriela Grosseck & Lect.dr. Laura Malita West University of Timisoara The UVT students' perspective about MOOC: what do they think?

12:25 - 12:40 Prof. Dr. Grainne Conole, Chair in Education, Bath Spa University, UK (live) - Changing learning, teaching and research through open practices

12:40 – 13:00 - Coffee Break

13:00 - 13:15 Dr. Vlad Mihaescu, CeL, Polytechnic University of Timisoara Building up MOOCs in UPT - UniCampus

13:15 - 13:30 As.dr.ing. Andrei Ternauciuc, Polytechnic University of Timisoara User management in a closed Moodle-based educational platform

13:30 - 13:45 Dr. eng. Mugur Mocofan, Polytechnic University of Timișoara – Using mobile technologies for questionnaires and feedback during courses

13:45 - 14:00 As.dr.ing. Silviu Vert, Polytechnic University of Timisoara – Open Data in Education

14:00 - 14:15 Radu Ticiu, StartUp Hub, BanatIT - CoderDojo in West Romania

14:15 - 14:30 Dan Bugariu, Smart City Association - The influence of the teacher identity on the evolution of our cities

14:30 - 15:00 Nicolaie Constantinescu - Live from the Open Education Conference, Bucharest

Panel: how to integrate OER and MOOCs in everyday teaching activities







Bl. Vasile Parvan, no. 2 B, Floor IV
Timisoara, Romania

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The ID / IFR and e-Learning Center (CeL) was established in 1998, as an integral part of the Polytechnic University of Timişoara (UPT).
CeL organizes the specializations - Technologies and Systems of Telecommunications, Applied Informatics, Communication and Public Relations in distance education under license cycle and Technology of Machine Constructions in education with reduced frequency of license cycle.