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university elearning ethiopia

  1. 1. eLearning in Ethiopian Universities
  2. 2. Quality Infrastructure Private Sector Development TVET Reform University Reform
  3. 3. on.e concept of eLearning
  4. 4. Individual Learning Collaborative Learning and A Rich Digital Environment for ... To be integrated with classroom lecture = Blended Learning
  5. 5. A Platform for ... Student Centered Learning
  6. 6. and for ... Digitally Enhanced Teaching
  7. 7. Potential Benefits of ICT - Supported Education ...
  8. 8. Research Papers Open Educational Resources eBooks eLectures Documentaries Slide Shows Benefits of ICT Supported Education Course Management System eLibrary System
  9. 9. Customized digital learning materials for each course <ul><ul><ul><li>high quality </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>up-to-date </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>localized </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>always available </li></ul></ul></ul>Graphical Illustration Video Interactive Animations Benefits of ICT Supported Education Navigable interactive course-modules & eAssessment modules
  10. 10. Didactically structured sequences of screens. Standardized Digital Learning Objects ... for effective studying of lecture content Benefits of ICT Supported Education Text enhanced with ... images videos interactive exercises
  11. 11. Modern digital tools for students & teachers Content & Course Management, Mobile Learning ePortfolio, Personal Information Management Social Networking Tools for Communication & Collaboration Tools for Creation & Editing Benefits of ICT Supported Education
  12. 12. Collaborative Learning Activities >> More Flexible, Student Centered Pedagogics Benefits of ICT Supported Education Discussions Assignments Collaborative Project Work Quizzes Learning Diary Presentations relevant knowledge construction for active , reflective & individually <ul><li>Problem Based Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Online Mentorship </li></ul><ul><li>Simulation, Educational Games </li></ul><ul><li>Student Generated Content </li></ul><ul><li>etc. </li></ul>Constructivist Learning Scenarios
  13. 13. Manage University & Student Data <ul><li>Admission & Enrollment </li></ul><ul><li>Scheduling </li></ul><ul><li>Records of Assessments, Grades & Academic Progression </li></ul><ul><li>HR </li></ul><ul><li>> Statistical Reports </li></ul>Student Information System (SIS) Benefits of ICT Supported Education
  14. 14. Improved ICT & DIGITAL MEDIA Skills Benefits of ICT Supported Education
  15. 15. (Inter)national Networking Link Up And Participate Benefits of ICT Supported Education
  16. 16. Pre Assessment <ul><li>Initial survey with 11 instructors & 60 students </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>General high level of motivation regarding ICT for education </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Partial unexperience with even basic ICT skills </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Partial worry about dependence on incomplete ICT infrastructure </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li> User-group specific trainings </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Continuous all-round user-support </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li> High priority for intact infrastructure </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li> High priority for easy access & usability </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>Findings Conclusions
  17. 17. eLearning Competence Centers
  18. 18. <ul><li>eLearning is a complex matter </li></ul><ul><li>Neither ICT department nor Instructors have the time & skills necessary to manage eLearning content production, platform administration, training, support & awareness raising </li></ul>Why eLearning Competence Centers?  We need specialists who identify fully with the project
  19. 19. <ul><li>Content Production & Course Design (together with instructors) </li></ul><ul><li>eLearning System administration (together with ICT Department) </li></ul><ul><li>User Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Training of different user groups (together with ADRC / Pedagogics Department) </li></ul><ul><li>Awareness raising & Representation (together with PR) </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring & Evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>eLearning Project Management </li></ul>Tasks of an eLearning Competence Center
  20. 20.  eLearning Experts are NOT content experts, but do need a general understanding of higher education subject matters  eLearning Experts are NOT ICT-administrators or ICT-support, but do need to have a basic understanding of ICT matters
  21. 21. eLearning Competence Centers = Service Centers C ourseware development LMS Administration eCollaboration Lecture Recording eLibrary Services eAssessments Podcast Services Open Educational Ressources Linux Trainings
  22. 22. eLearning Competence Centers in Ethiopian Universities Arba Minch Jimma Hawassa Adama Dire Dawa Bahir Dar Mekele Addis Ababa Kombolcha
  23. 23. Multimedial Course Learning Materials Multimedial Indepth Materials Collaborative Learning activities UNIT 1 UNIT 2 UNIT 3 One Course Discussions Assignments Collaborative Project Work Quizzes Learning Diary Presentations
  24. 24. on.e training concept
  25. 25. eLearning PC-Lab Team Instructors Attendants Students Introduction to project     Content Production Web Usability & Interaction Design  eLearning Standards (SCORM)  Instructional & Information Design  SCORM Authoring Tool  Image creation Tool  Screen Recording Tool  Open Web Ressources  ePedagogics eLearning Theories   eLearning Strategies   eLearning Activities   Blended Learning   Learning Management System System Installation & Configuration  Course & Student Administration   Activity & Ressource Creation   Navigation & Interaction     Training program
  26. 26. Campus Poster Campaign Web Page Flyers Printed User Guide Online Practice Course Rooms eTeaching courses Student trainings Instructor trainings PC lab attendant trainings Student awareness, interest raising & training Informative events Official Launch Event
  27. 27. e Learning Awareness Creation Faculty & Students <ul><li>Posters on campus </li></ul><ul><li>Campus Radio </li></ul><ul><li>Campus Info Screens </li></ul><ul><li>Stickers, postcards, buttons, flyers </li></ul><ul><li>Individual Consulting </li></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul><ul><li>Individual Coaching </li></ul><ul><li>Support, On- & Offline Tutorials, handbooks </li></ul><ul><li>Community Building </li></ul><ul><li>Workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Online Social Network </li></ul><ul><li>Peer-to-Peer Learning </li></ul>Awareness Interest Evaluation Attempt Reflection Specialization Participation Information Competence Development Networking Push & Pull <ul><li>Presentations, panel-discussions, announcements </li></ul><ul><li>Articles in University & Faculty Newspapers, Intranet </li></ul><ul><li>Broschures, pamphlets, Newsletters </li></ul><ul><li>Involvement of key student Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Awards for eLearning Concepts & Applications </li></ul><ul><li>Integration into class-work & course credits </li></ul>
  28. 29. Arba Minch University eCC Adama University eCC Ethiopian eLearning Network Exchange & Collaboration between Universities in Workshops & Online Foreign Universities Foreign Universities Foreign Universities Mekelle University eCC Jimma University eCC Bahir Dar University eCC Hawassa University eCC EiABC eCC Addis Ababa University eCC Dire Dawa University eCC Foreign Universities
  29. 30. eLearning Ethiopia Online Social Network A service for eLearning Experts, Instructors, Students & Laymen elearningethiopia.ning.com TODAY: 1000 members From over 30 countries on 6 continents 50-100 visits per day ETHIOPIAN NETWORKING
  30. 31. ETHIOPIAN NETWORKING
  31. 32. ETHIOPIAN NETWORKING
  32. 33. ETHIOPIAN NETWORKING
  33. 34. ETHIOPIAN NETWORKING
  34. 35. ETHIOPIAN NETWORKING
  35. 36. ETHIOPIAN NETWORKING
  36. 37. ETHIOPIAN NETWORKING
  37. 38. ETHIOPIAN NETWORKING
  38. 39. ETHIOPIAN NETWORKING
  39. 40. ETHIOPIAN NETWORKING
  40. 41. ETHIOPIAN NETWORKING
  41. 42. Example: Adama University President School of pedagogy & Vocational training eTeaching team ICT Department eTeaching Board (School Deans + ICT head) School of ... School of Engineering School of ... Institutionalization
  42. 43. President eLearning team ICT Development Office eLearning Board (College Deans + ICT head) Academic Development & Research Center (ADRC) College eLearning Center College eLearning Center College eLearning Center Example: Jimma University Institutionalization of eLearning
  43. 44. President eLearning team ICT Development Office eLearning Board (College Deans + ICT head) Academic Development & Research Center (ADRC) College eLearning Center College eLearning Center College eLearning Center Example: Hawassa University – current status Institutionalization of eLearning
  44. 45. Scientific Director eCompetence Center (ICT & eEducation) Example: EiABC Institutionalization of eLearning
  45. 46. for Group Work & Information Management EiABC Student Network
  46. 47. for Group Work & Information Management EiABC Student Network
  47. 48. EiABC Wiki for collaborative editing
  48. 49. EiABC Wiki for collaborative editing
  49. 50. EiABC Wiki for collaborative editing
  50. 51. EiABC Wiki for collaborative editing
  51. 52. EiABC Wiki for collaborative editing
  52. 53. Ongoing: <ul><li>Further eLearning systems for active learning </li></ul><ul><li>Standardization & documentation of procedures </li></ul><ul><li>International networking </li></ul><ul><li>Aim  International Certification Quality label </li></ul>
  53. 54. <ul><li>Accessible & functioning PC s  central labs, open 24/7 </li></ul><ul><li>Recognition of the project on all levels  awareness & interest raising </li></ul><ul><li>Commitment of all involved </li></ul><ul><li>Targeted Trainings of all stakeholders </li></ul>Preconditions for successful eLearning

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