Programme

Week 1: Introduction

23 February 2021, h 12.00-14.00 Beirut time: Introductory online meetup, moderated by Fabio Nascimbeni.

Week 2: Tools and methods for collaborative online groupwork

Workload: 3h

Provision of preparatory reading material

2 March 2021, h 12.00-14.00 Beirut time: Online Seminar, by Alastair Creeman

How can we organize group work in online classes? What tools can facilitate collaboration and create a springboard to further asynchronous activity? Alastair Creelman will offer a practical demonstration using Zoom and a number of other tools. This session is a revision and extension of the session offered at the workshop in Beirut in March 2020.

Week 3: Gamification within e-learning

Workload: 3h

Provision of preparatory reading material

9 March 2021, h 12.00-14.00 Beirut time: Online Seminar, by Matteo Uggeri

How can we make our students’ learning process more engaging through gamified approaches? What practices and methodologies can be adopted, with no or little investment, to teach in gamified modes? Which tools are available to support a collaborative and non-competitive approach to gaming? What are the available games that may drive through deep, engaging or disruptive experiences to learners? Learn how to use tools and practices to gamify your course: game jams, game storms, Twine, Padlet, Miro, Gather, Socrative, Kahoot and Google Drive as well.

Week 4: Open and inclusive teaching approaches

Workload: 3h

Provision of preparatory reading material

16 March: 2021: h 12.00-14.00 Beirut time Online Seminar, by Fabio Nascimbeni

How can we make sure that learners feel included in our online teaching activities? How can we legally use existing teaching resources to create our courses? How can we engage external stakeholders in our teaching activities? We will learn how to use a tool Open Education Resources repositories and other open education tools.

Week 5: Wrap up

Workload: 4h

Provision of template PPT (max 3 slides) to develop an eLearning idea

23 March 2021, h 12.00-14.00 Beirut time: Closing online meetup

Posting of ideas in the course online space by participants

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