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01 october 2010

The project aims to develop a multilingual platform for e-learning course delivery. It also aims to develop short on-line courses, “tasters” for full version content offered commercially.

The general objectives of the project are:

  • enhancing international cooperation, large scale and operable networking in joint course development and delivery based on co-operation of the PHARE ODL Network and the EuroStudy Centre Network of EADTU,
  • methodological support, pedagogical analysis and contribution to standardization processes in electronic course development and delivery,
  • transferring important content, relevant to general public in the area of key competencies, skills, as well as basic information on "how to be EU citizens"


The direct objectives are:

  • joint development of 12 short, freely accessible , on-line courses as e-tasters in English, applying versatile pedagogical approaches, fitting to specific training needs,
  • selected 4 of 12 will be translated to 9 other languages,
  • piloting in three phases, multilingual delivery of developed e-Taster courses to general public, citizens of several EU and PHARE countries, via one specific, advanced multilingual e-learning platform, supported by members of the two ODL networks: EADTU and e-Collegium
  • survey on results, evaluation of experiences with special focus on pedagogical aspects, interoperability of platforms and reusability of content elements, learning object metadata.