WP7: Dissemination of project results

WP7: DISSEMINATION OF THE PROJECT RESULTS (month 41-48)
Objectives
- ICT, e-learning and intercultural competences have a central role in education of citizens and training specialists in the knowledge-based society, and education of an international community through aid-based programmes.
Coordinator dr hab. Assoc. prof. Eugenia Smyrnova-Trybulska, US (PL)
 
Description of work:
ICT, e-learning and intercultural competences have a central role in education of citizens and training specialists in the knowledge-based society, and education of an international community through aid-based programmes. The tasks of this package are:
Task 7.1: Detailing the nature of national and international concepts outlined above for important purposes of the higher education sector and the relationship between the institution/sector and wider policy in Poland, the Netherlands, Spain, Slovak Republic, Czech Republic, Portugal, Australia, Ukraine and Russia.
Documents to compare:

  • National and European Law on Informatisation, (NaELoI)
  • National and European Law on Education, (NaELoE)
  • National and European Law on Higher Education, (NaELoHE)
  • National and European Law on Informatisation, on Development of Digital Society, Strategy of Economic Development  (NaELoIoDoDSSED)
  • National and European Law on Development on Societal Policy and LifeLong Learning (NaELoDoSPLLL)

Task 7.2: Mapping the similarities and differences in the changing educational and social missions of universities in the area of ICT, e-learning, intercultural competences (and internationalisation of higher education) in Poland, the Netherlands, Spain, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Portugal in comparison with those of Australia, Ukraine, Russia and sharing.
Research tools:

  • Survey,
  • Analysing the documents (National, International)
  • Finalisation of the Tezaurus (Vocabulary) on specific terms: ICT, E-learning, DL, Intercultural competences
  • Preparing the start of the MA study and/or Postrgaduate Study, Training courses, etc.

Task 7.3: Conclusions on the comparative research and teaching approaches that enhance or hinder full-time, part-time and postgraduate student success in their studies, including the way in which different categories of knowledge (methods, forms, technologies, tools) are used to achieve successful learning outcomes.
Implementation:

  • Survey for the full-time, part-time and postgraduate students of different partners institutions concerning their  satisfaction of the study (HSPU): https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf6mBb4vXOk4uRrxk4aG0KmC6MVekb3Qk6x64VvJK1nCB7lOA/viewform?usp=sf_link
  • The start the MA study (E-learning in Cultural Diversity, as described below) and/or Postrgaduate Study, Training courses, etc. with the possible consideration of the survey results. MA Programme (E-learning in Cultural Diversity, described below) and/or Postrgaduate Study, Training courses, etc. Started in 2014-2017 with the possible consideration of  the survey results WP2, WP3, WP5, other surveys and interviews.

Task 7.4: Conference “Innovation in Higher Education” and Seminar  were held 16th June at DSTU.
Task 7.4.2: Workshops: “Formation of three levels of ICT competence of teachers, administrators, scientists by creating open educational e-environment and personal learning environment for student” (BGKU, Ukraine, 8 September 2017). Additionally : 3rd International Scientific Conference “Open educational e-environment of modern university” (BGKU, Ukraine,8 September 2017) was organized.
Task 7.5: ICTE-2017 (OU, Czech Republic) was held 5-7 September 2017.
Task 7.6: Conference “Theoretical and Practical Aspects of Distance Learning – 2017” (Subtitle: Effective developing teachers’ skills in the area of ICT and e-learning) and Workshop was held 15-17 October 2017 in US, Katowice-Cieszyn, Poland.
Task 7.7: Final conclusion, e-round table debate and videoconference for all participants were held on 27 November 2017 and on 29 January 2018)
 
Deliverables:
D 7.1–“Innovation in Higher Education - 2017” Conference Proceedings (DSTU, UA, June-July 2017) - printed (Resp.prof. Maryna Romanyukha):Innovation in Higher Education / Інновації  у  вищій  освіті. Collection of Scholarly Papers of Dniprovsk State Technical University, ed. O.Sadovoj, Kam’ians’kie : DSTU, 2017. ISSN 2519-2884
D 7.2 –A collection of theses “Formation of three levels of ICT competence of teachers, administrators, scientists by creating open educational e-environment and personal learning environment for student” (BGKU, UA September 2017) was printed (Resp. prof. Nataliia Morze)  and is available on the website: http://openedu.kubg.edu.ua/journal/index.php/openedu/issue/view/3/showToc
Open Educational E-Environment of the Modern University: Collected Scientific Works. Vol. 3 / [Morze N., Makhachashvili R., Buinytska O.; under the general editorship Morze N.] – Kyiv : Borys Grinсhenko Kyiv University, 2017. – p. 399
Відкрите освітнє е-середовище сучасного університету : Зб. наук. праць № 3 / [Морзе Н.В., Буйницька О.П. та iн.; за заг. ред. Морзе Н.В.] – К. : Київ, ун-т ім. Б. Грінченка, 2017. – 352 с. [online]  http://openedu.kubg.edu.ua/journal/index.php/openedu/issue/view/3/showToc
 
The collection of papers was prepared in two language versions - Ukrainian and English.
Note: In framework of D 7.2 – „Collection of theses Formation of three levels of ICT competence of teachers, administrators, scientists by creating open educational e-environment and personal learning environment for student” was published “Open Educational E-Environment of the Modern University”: Collected Scientific Works. Vol. 3 / [Morze N., Buinytska O. et al; under the general editorship Morze N.] – Kyiv : Borys Grinсhenko Kyiv University, 2017. – p. 399.
Indexed in ERIH PLUS, Google Scholar, Universal Impact Factor, Polska Bibliografia Naukowa, Research Bible, Eurasian Scientific Journal Index, Українські наукові журнали, Journal Impact Factor, Bielefeld Academic Search Engine, Socioindex
 
D 7.3 ICTE-2017 Conference Proceedings (September 2017) (Resp. prof. Katerina Kostolanyova) are available in full electronical version.:
Information and Communication Technology in Education (ICTE-2017), 4-6 September 2017 Proceedings,K. Kostolányova (ed.), Pedagogical Faculty, University of Ostrava, Ostrava 2017 ISSN 2464-4919 (online), ISSN 2570-7019 (CD-ROM)
D 7.4 Monograph “Effective developing teachers’ skills in the area of ICT and e-learning” (US, PL, December 2017) – printed (Resp. prof. Eugenia Smyrnova-Trybulska):Effective Development of Teachers’ Skills in the Area of ICT and E-learning. Scientific Monograph.E. Smyrnova-Trybulska (ed.), E-learning Publishing Series Vol. 9 (2017) Katowice-Cieszyn : Studio Noa for University of Silesia, ISSN: 2451-3644 (print edition) ISSN 2451-3652 (digital edition) ISBN 978-83-60071-96-0, p. 497
The working paper on the effects of implementation of the project results: E. Smyrnova-Trybulska (Poland), N. Morze (Ukraine), O. Yakovleva (Russia), T. Issa, Th. Issa (Australia): Some methodological aspects of moocs developing” In: “Effective Development of Teachers’ Skills in the Area of ICT and E-learning. Scientific Monograph”, E. Smyrnova-Trybulska (ed.), E-learning Publishing Series Vol. 9 (2017) Katowice-Cieszyn : Studio Noa for University of Silesia, ISSN: 2451-3644 (print edition) ISSN 2451-3652 (digital edition) ISBN 978-83-60071-96-0, 497 p.139-158
D 7.5. Monograph (Updated title) "Universities in the Networked Society" Subtitle: "Cultural Diversity in Learning Communities", In printing in Springer. Scheduled delivery date: December  2018. Substantiation of delay in printing  - the prestigious Publishing house and long-time of the reviewing procedure.
Universities in the Networked Society. Cultural Diversity and Digital competences in Learning Communities. International Scientific Monograph. E. Smyrnova-Trybulska, P. Kommers, J. Malach (eds), 2018
D 7.6 Jointly-written article for a leading journal or chapter for a forthcoming volume resulting from the project to provide evidence-informed advice for university leadership and professional programmes (IGI or Springer Monograph, 2018. The Chapter is included in the Monograph "Universities in the Networked Society", Subtitle: "Cultural Diversity in Learning Communities".
In framework D.7.6. implementation were published 2 articles and submitted 2 manuscript:

  1. Noskova T., Pavlova T., Yakovleva O. Social Media for Shaping Professional Experience of Master Degree Students, In: E-learning Methodology - Implementation and Evaluation. Scientific Monograph edited by Eugenia Smyrnova-Trybulska, Vol. 8 (2016) Studio Noa for University of Silesia Katowice-Cieszyn ISSN 2451-3644 (print edition) ISSN 2451-3652 (digital edition) ISBN 978-83-60071-86-1 p. 91-102 http://weinoe.us.edu.pl/node/734 http://weinoe.us.edu.pl/sites/weinoe.us.edu.pl/files/06_social_media_for_shaping_professional_experience.pdf
  2. Eugenia Smyrnova-Trybulska (2016) Some aspects of activities in the e-Learning environment for academic teachers - a Research Report. Edukacja ustawiczna dorosłych / POLISH JOURNAL of CONTINUING EDUCATION  4/2016 s. 15-26 http://www.edukacjaustawicznadoroslych.eu/ download/2016/edu_4_2016.pdf
  3. Eugenia Smyrnova-Trubulska, Nataliia Morze Innovative MA Programme “E-learning in Cultural Diversity In: Universities in the Networked Society. Cultural Diversity and Digital competences in Learning Communities. International Scientific Monograph. Eds. Eugenia Smyrnova-Trybulska, Piet Kommers, Josef Malach, 2018 (in publishing)
  4. Katerina Kostolányová, Josef Malach, Ingrid Nagyová, Tatiana Prextová, Milan Chmura  Role of universities in process of digitalization of instruction and learning Diversity In: Universities in the Networked Society. Cultural Diversity and Digital competences in Learning Communities. International Scientific Monograph. Eds. Eugenia Smyrnova-Trybulska, Piet Kommers, Josef Malach, 2018 (in publishing)

D 7.7 Jointly-written article for a leading journal or chapter for a forthcoming volume on teaching approaches that enhance/hinder students’ success in postgraduate studies: developing a tool kit on Quality Teaching in Higher Education with focus on promoting participation, retention and success by target equity groups. Good practice was described. Was prepared and printed:
N. Morze, O. Kuzminska, T. Liakh Development of educational, scientific collaboration and project management with ic tools in universities In: Effective Development of Teachers’ Skills in the Area of ICT and E-learning. Scientific Monograph E. Smyrnova-Trybulska (ed.), E-learning Publishing Series Vol. 9 (2017) Katowice-Cieszyn: Studio Noa for University of Silesia, Katowice-Cieszyn ISSN: 2451-3644 (print edition) ISSN 2451-3652 (digital edition) ISBN 978-83-60071-96-0, pp. 347-364
D7.8 Report reviewing the scientific results of the 6 and 7  work packages, practical arrangements and actions for joint projects and further long-term collaboration was prepared.
 
Within the framework of WP 7 implementation more than 60 articles and 5 books were published, 5 conferences were held, more than 20 seminars and workshops were organized.
The Project key achievements in terms of facts and figures are:

  • 121,67 months of research staff exchange were carried out over the 2 years of the project.
  • 29 researchers were involved in the exchange programme
  • More than 120 papers were published by members of the network.
  • 12 conferences and more than 50 seminars and workshops were organized.

A new scientific journal “International Journal on Research in E-learning” (http://weinoe.us.edu.pl/nauka/serie-wydawnicze/international-journal-research-e-learning) was successfully developed, 2 volumes and 4 Issues were published; the publication of the next 4 issues is in progress.