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Diana Andone

Diana Andone

Director

Diana Andone is the Director of the ID / IFR and eLearning Center.

Dr.eng. Diana Andone is the Director of the ID / IFR and e-Learning Center of the Polytechnic University of Timișoara, Romania, responsible for the planning and implementation of digital technologies, online learning technologies and the winner Virtual Campus of CVUPT University. He is also a teacher at the Polytechnic University of Timisoara, Romania, in the area of multimedia, interactive and web technologies. Since 1998, he has been teaching course modules in universities in Great Britain, France, USA, Finland, Italy, Greece. She holds a PhD in e-learning design for digital students at the University of Brighton, UK, has extensive experience in intensive publishing (over 17 books, 100 research papers, 11 awards for best work) and over 30 research and educational projects, mainly funded by the European Commission. She is passionate about ubiquitous access to technology and how it can be used to improve people's lives. Dr. Andone actively promotes the use of OER, MOOC and the principles of open education, developing UniCampus.eu for the training of digital skills, acting in international associations (EDEN, IEEE, AACE, IADIS, IAFES), and actively supporting local start-ups ( movements such as StartUp Weekend, HackTM, hackathons, CoderDojo, Girls in Tech, Women in Tech) and STEM education. He also works in the Board of Directors of Romanian NGOs (Foundation for You), in the Implementation Team of Timișoara European Capital of Culture 2023 and in other volunteer organizations. Dr. Andone is an EDEN Senior Fellow, she was awarded the distinction Distinguished Chapter Leadership Award 2021 by the IEEE Education Society, was Vice President of EDEN for Communication and Communities (2018-2021) and is a member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Education Society (2021-present) and the IEEE Romania Section of the Department of Educational Activities (2019-present).

Dr.eng. Diana Andone is the Director of the e-Learning Center of Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania, responsible for planning and implementing digital technologies, online learning technologies, and the university award winning Virtual Campus CVUPT. She is also associate professor at the Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania, in the area of multimedia, interactive and web technologies. Since 1998, she teaches course modules in universities from UK, France, USA, Finland, Italy, Greece. She holds a PhD in Designing eLearning Spaces for Digital Students with Brighton University, UK, has extensive research experience with intense publication (over 17 books, 100 research papers, 11 Best paper Awards) and more than 30 research and educational projects, mainly funded by the European Commission. She is passionate about the ubiquitous access to technologies and how they can be used to improve people’s lives. Dr. Andone actively promotes the use of OERs, MOOCs and the open education principles, developing UniCampus.eu for training for digital skills, acting in international associations (EDEN, IEEE, AACE, IADIS, IAFES,) actively supports the local start-up movement (StartUp Weekend, HackTM, hackathons, CoderDojo) and Girls in Tech, Women in Tech and STEM education. She also acts in the Board of Romanian NGOs (Pentru Voi Foundation), in Timisoara 2021 European Capital of Culture Task Force and in other voluntary organizations. Dr. Andone is EDEN Senior Fellow, IEEE Education Society 2021 Distinguished Chapter Leadership Award, EDEN Vice-President for Communication and Communities (2018-2021), and member in IEEE Education Society Board of Governors (2021-present), and in IEEE Romania Section the Educational activities Chair (2019-present).

 

Events

ID Event Name Duration Start Date
Digital Skills for Education & Culture Workshop
Digital skills workshop for education and culture
4 Hours 12/03/2021
EDEN 2020 - Human and artificial intelligence for the society of the future. Stimulating digital education for the next generation of students STE (A) M 54 Hours 27/11/2021
Webinar EDEN NAP: Designing Online Courses for Digital Skills and Competences for the Creative Industries – DigiCulture 1 Hours 27/11/2021
Workshop Digital Competences for Open Education 5 Hours 03/06/2020
Digital Skills and Competences Workshop - Digital Culture, Europeana and Timișoara 2021 5 Hours 27/11/2021
Codecamp 2019 brought together over 500 IT enthusiasts at UPT 8 Hours 27/11/2021
Hundreds of UPT students participated in the opening of the ID / IFR academic year 1 Hours 10/05/2019
AR and VR applications - an attraction for hundreds of children at the European Researchers' Night 5 Hours 27/11/2021
CeL furniture, present at the “VIP Union” - the unique exhibition of the artist Haegue Yang within the Art Encounters BIENNIAL 2019 888 Hours 27/11/2021
Hundreds of children experimented with AR and VR applications at the Timisoara Science Festival 6 Hours 27/11/2021
Workshop Open Education in the Digital Age 3 Hours 27/11/2021
Workshop ABC to LD 2 Hours 27/11/2021
Digital Skills Workshop 2018 3 Hours 27/11/2021
Open Education Week 2018 4 Hours 03/09/2018
Open Education Workshop - from theory to practice: experiences in OER and MOOC 5 Hours 27/11/2021
Open Education Workshop - concept, tools, resources, practices 4 Hours 03/11/2016
Opening Up Education Workshop 4 Hours 27/11/2021
OER Seminar - (Open Educational Resources) and MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) 1 Hours 27/11/2021

Contact

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

Tel: +40 256 403300

Mail: contact@elearning.upt.ro

ABOUT US

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.

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