EuroVersity - Towardsgood practice in virtualworldsLuisa PanichiDept. Modern Languages, Hull UniversityDarren MundySchool of Arts and New Media, HullUniversityLINQ 2013, FAO HQRome, 16-17 May
LINQ 2013, FAO HQRome, 16-17 MayThe EuroVersityNetwork• 3 year multilateral and transversal networkunder KA3 (ICT) of the LLP• December 2011- November 2014• 19 core partners• 10 EU countries and 1 partner from a ThirdCountry (Israel)• Growing number of associate partners (23)
LINQ 2013, FAO HQRome, 16-17 MayEuroVersity aims• Collect examples of good practice in teachingand learning in virtual worlds from differentsubjects and national and local contexts• Facilitate the transfer of this core knowledge tonew contexts• Become a European and international point ofreference for standards in virtual world deliveryof education
LINQ 2013, FAO HQRome, 16-17 MayEuroVersity targetgroups• Educational and educational research communities• Educational bodies in all areas and levels of education• Practitioners and developers in face-to-face, online and distanceeducation• Expert practitioners• Practitioners with no experience• Teachers/Trainers• Learners• Technical and admin support staff• Librarians and managers of digital resources• Educational management• Researchers
LINQ 2013, FAO HQRome, 16-17 MayEuroVersityoutcomes• Growth of the Network both in numbersand impact• An open and permanent digital repositoryof community knowledge and resources• Set of “open” Good Practice Guidelines forusers of virtual worlds for education
LINQ 2013, FAO HQRome, 16-17 MayContribution to innovationand quality (1)• Examples of good practice• Setting standards• Certification• Provide access to state-of-the art knowledge• A tool for thinking about and rethinkingeducation• A community
LINQ 2013, FAO HQRome, 16-17 MayContribution to innovationand quality (2)• A thinking space for education,• a space for discussion, experimentation, exploration andplaying and the sharing of expert knowledge• a space for learning• a space for development• a space for the visualisation and representation ofeducation• a space for educational research• a space for scientific research
EuroVersityThis project has been funded with supportfrom the European Commission. Thiscommunication reflects the views only ofthe author, and the Commission cannot beheld responsible for any use which may bemade of the information contained therein.LINQ 2013, FAO HQRome, 16-17 May
LINQ 2013, FAO HQRome, 16-17 MayWith the support of the Lifelong LearningProgramme of the European Union
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