e-Taster

 

 

1.Information

Socrates Minerva project: “e-Taster – short, free on-line courses – ″tasters″ – for multilingual, international delivery”, Agreement no. 116684-CP-1-2004-1-HU-MINERVA-M

Director: Assoc.lect.eng. Diana ANDONE
Value: 61,314 EURO
Period: 2004-2006

Members:
Prof.dr.eng. Radu VASIU
Lect.dr.eng. Mugur MOCOFAN
Assoc.lect.eng. Daniel HAIDUC
Assist.eng. Marian BUCOS
Assist.eng. Mihai ONITA
Eng. Marius CONDREA
Lucia RAZMERITA, journalist
Cristian TECU, PhD student
Iasmina ERMALAI, PhD student

Partners:
Univ. Miskolcz, HU
E-Collegium, Budapest, HU
Univ. of Godollo, HU
Mimoza Kft, Budapest, HU
EADTU – European Association of Distance Teaching Universities, NL
Univ. of East London, UK
Univ. of Gdansk, PL
Univ. of Kosice, SK
Univ. of Plovdiv, BL

Project web page: http://emrtk.uni-miskolc.hu/projektek/e_taster

 

2.Objectives

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.