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    • 1. e-Learning in Estonia Diana Sarik Priit Joa Marge Kusmin 19.02.08 Tag: eLearning2008Florida
    • 2. WHERE?
    • 3.  
    • 4. Big or Small - it doesn’t matter
    • 5. ESTONIA
      • is a small country
        • area is 45 226 km²
        • population is 1,35 million
      • 18 universities (12 private)
        • public universities have 11 colleges
        • 62,253 students (2006) – 50% financing by Estonian government
    • 6. Estonia & IT
      • numerous wide-spread Internet and mobile applications:
        •  banking  parking
        •  ticketing  car security
        •  positioning  ”Kazaa”
        •  voting  ”Skype”
      30243
    • 7. 1139 WiFi 362 53 48 50 29 92 158 32 46 46 16 18 68 25 46 2 5 43
    • 8. 1139 free WiFi zones
    • 9. 65 % of homes have computers at home
    • 10. Mobile phones: 107 per 100 habitants
    • 11. Estonian e-University
      • Estonian e-University was founded in February 2003
      • consortium of universities and universities of applied sciences
      • - Ministry of Education and Research,
      • - IT Foundation
      • - 4 public and
      • - 4 privat universities
    • 12. Estonian e-University Estonian e-VET Estonian e-Learning Development Centre
      • EIT F
    • 13.  
    • 14. The projects of e- Learning Development Centre
      • UNIVE "Creating network-based e-university model for the small countries in the context of e-learning in Europe“
      • e-VÕTI “Developing and Sustaining e-Learning in Vocational Schools and Applied Universities”
      • REDEL “Regionally accessible qualitative higher education via e-learning development“
    • 15. REDEL
      • The main purpose of the project is
        • to improve the accessibility of qualitative higher education to all target groups (with special attention to disabled people and people in peripheral regions) and
        • to create a possibility for lifelong learning by developing web-based courses.
    • 16. REDEL activities
      • Research
      • E-Learning Support system
        • Educational technologists, Regional Learning Centres
      • e - L earning content development
        • Quality Directions, Fundings, Technical support
      • Staff trainin g
        • Educational Technology Competencies (link faili)
        • e-Courses (link e-uni lehele Basic level , Advanced level , Expert level )
      • Thematic Networks ( Inter-university cooperation )
    • 17. Estonian e-Learning Development Centre Strategy
      • Vision
      • Quality, flexible and internationally competitive higher and vocational education is available to different target groups in Estonia.
      •  
      • Mission
      • The mission of the Estonian e-Learning Centre is to launch e-learning in vocational and higher education in Estonia.
    • 18. e-LDC Strategy areas of activity
      • Training
      • Infrastructure
      • Analysis and Development Projects e - L earning Support System
      • Supporting the Creation of e-Courses and e-Curricula
      • National and International Cooperation
      • Popularisation
    • 19.
      • Don´t know how
      • Don´t have enough time
      • No need
    • 20.   The University develops activities that guarantee the quality of teaching and learning, including the introduction of new study methods (e-learning, etc), interactivity of lectures and practical training, increase in student exchanges, etc The University is open to new ideas and provides opportunities for life-long learning and further professional training.
    • 21. Motivation system
      • Physical motivators:
      • PC, laptop for composing e-courses
      • s upport of educational technologist
      • u sing EU projects t o reimburse faculty for composing e-courses
      • teachers load contains both auditorium and a n e-learning environmen t .
      Physical motivators Nonphysical motivators
    • 22. Motivation system
      • Nonphysical motivators:
      • C reative, innovative, enthusiastic atmosphere
      • C onfidence - teacher can choose teaching environment
      • Presenting an e-courses; competition of e-courses
      • Innovative teacher election
      • F inding finances for further education
    • 23. Motivation system
      • Nonphysical motivators:
      • F ree semester
      • F lexible working hours
        • Learning objects, e-courses are used to evaluate quality of teaching
        • Re-election of professors
    • 24. Technical support
      • IT support – networks, servers
      • Classroom support – equipments
      • Educational technology- course development , pedagogical and technological support
    • 25. Educational technology support
      • Meetings with teachers
      • - e-Lunches
      • - course presentations
      • Tutorials, materials
      • -guidlines for making course
      • - qualiti handbook
      • - software handbooks in E stoni an
      • Consultation
      • - technical and pedagogical help
      • - disaining the courses with teacher
      • Staff training
      • - Basic level
      • - Advanced level
      • - Expert level
    • 26. Video in different situations
      • Videoconference
      • Videostreaming
      • Video materials
    • 27. Videoconference
      • Lectures to our University C olle ges
      • Meetings
      • Collaboration with other universities
    • 28. Estonian educational videoconferencing network map UT TUT TPU Other
    • 29. Videoconferencing equipment Picture from: http://www.teamsolutions.co.uk/ Polycom VX7000 Picture from: University of Tartu
    • 30. Multipoint with “Codian”
      • MCU 4210
      • up to 20 video participants
      • Protocols H.323, H.239 (dual video)
      • Bandwidth up to 2 Mbps
    • 31. Videostreaming
      • Real - time lecture transfers:
      • - to colleges
      • - for full-time students who can not participate in all lectures
      • Saved lectures available on server:
      • - for students repeating/preparing for exams
      • - to distance learning students
    • 32. Video live stream ing
      • TUT promotional events
      • Research and development conferences
      • Student events
    • 33. Videostreaming from classroom
    • 34. Videostreaming form Robotex
    • 35. Videostreaming from main hall
    • 36. Make v ideostream yourself
      • Camera with F ire W ire connection
      • Laptop
      • Wire c ast
    • 37. Video materials .
      • Extend electronic materials using visual content
      • Visualise laboratory work
      • Short and concentrated video clips of lectures that can be used in other subjects
    • 38. Video equipment
      • S ony HVR-Z1 & JVC-DV500
      • Vinten Tripod Vision 5
      • 3 Red Head Light Bag
      • Sennheiser EK100G2
      • Avid Liquid
    • 39. Video equipment
      • http://www.mediacollege.com/
    • 40. Smart Classroom Doing the presentation Doing Videoconferentce Live video with recording Presentation Conference Presentation videostream recording videoconference recording Presentation system
    • 41. Smart Classroom
      • Presentation equipments
      • Videostreaming equipments
      • Videoconference system
    • 42. Memo
      • Learning Spaces Diana G. Oblinger, Editor http://www.educause.edu/content.asp?PAGE_ID=10569&bhcp=1
    • 43. 1932
      • JACOB LEVY MORENO
      • (1889 – 1974)
      • sociologist,
      • psychiatrist,
      • teacher
    • 44. Social Networks SCHOOL- MATES FAMILY COLLEAGUES
    • 45. Thematic Networks
      • Thematic Networks are groups of people who share a concern or a passion for something they do and learn to do it better as they interact regularly.
        • Etienne Wenger
    • 46. WHY NETWORKS?
      • The networks unite specialists of their field
      • Mobilising resorces for targeted activities
      • Only the networks offer access to their (innate) resources
      • Networks are useful mostly because of the accelerated information flow they have
    • 47. Purpose
      • KNOWLEDGE
      sharing creating collecting using acquire
    • 48. Knowledge KNOWLEDGE West-Networks Japan-Networks EXPLICIT TACIT IMPLICIT
    • 49. KN sharing
      • Trust and mutual undrstanding
      • Developing
        • shared language,
        • common vocabulary,
        • interpretation,
        • mental models
    • 50.  
    • 51. NETWORKS
      • who knows who?
      • who knows what?
      • who knows who knows who?
      • who knows who knows what?
    • 52. Innovation activity of communi-cation high high low low variation of knowledge Innovation point (Hollingworth 2000)
    • 53. Members
    • 54. Analysing
    • 55. Sociogram of Paul Erdós SN Centrality Connectors Betweenness Information Flow Trust Activity of communication Social capital
    • 56. Levels of Participation
    • 57. Stages Discovery Coalescing Maturing Stewarding Legacy William M. Snyder 2003 “ A New Tool for Government Managers ”
    • 58. TN
      • Educational Technology
      • Computer Sciences
      • Library and Information Sciences
      • Education Sciences
      • Hydrology
      • Governance (State Sciences)
      • Math & Natural Sciences
      • Foreign Languages
    • 59. Thematic Networks
      • Educational Technology
        • Seminars, conferences
        • e-Newsletter, Common events
          • Trips (inside and outside of Estonia)
          • Winter and Summer Schools
          • Trainings
      • Thematic Networks for teachers
    • 60. P ortal http://wiki.e-uni.ee/ vorgustikud /doku.php
    • 61. N etwork of the leaders
    • 62. Regular seminars
    • 63. support
      • Estonian e-learning Strategy
      • Cooperation between universities
      • Coordination of e-learning activities:
      • e-Learning conferences , seminaris , e- newsletter
      • Financial support (through universities)
    • 64. Thank You! Questions?

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