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Final Conference: Other Projects' Takes - MOVE-ON

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Final Conference: Other Projects' Takes - MOVE-ON

  1. 1. The MOVE-ON caseWeb 2.0 for Social Inclusion: Bridging Practices and PoliciesElena Avatangelou, EXODUS S.A.Ildiko Mazar, EDEN 1
  2. 2. A few words about MOVE-ON Professional Learning for Adults on the move  Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP) - LEONARDO DA VINCI Sub-programme Total budget: € 506.170 - EC Grant: € 379.626 Duration: 1 January, 2011 – 31 December, 2012 (24 months) Consortium members: ◦ EXODUS S.A. - GR (Coordinator) ◦ ALBA Graduate Business School - GR ◦ Consorzio per la Ricerca e l’Educazione Permanente - IT ◦ Institute of Technology and Development Foundation - BG ◦ EDEN – European Distance and E-Learning Network - UK 2
  3. 3. MOVE-ON & Life-long Learning Challenge: increase the volume of participation of adult professionals in learning and vocational education Utilise possibilities offered by smart portable devices (smart phones, tablets, etc) Motivate, enable and support busy adult professionals in learning on-the-move. 3
  4. 4. m-Learning: How? Short “episodes” of content, max 10 min. each To be studied at the “non-place” At learner’s own time and pace New pedagogical approach 4
  5. 5. 1. Unexpected technological developments inthe last five years (in relation to MOVE-ON) (in general)  High mobile devices  Web 2.0 boom penetration in most European  Social networking countries  Introduction and success of  Low cost for Internet sophisticated portable devices connection and for purchasing (like iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, devices tablets, etc.)  Increase in eLearning adoption by professionals 5
  6. 6. 2. How have thesedevelopments affected socialinclusion? Ubiquitous user availability (online 24/7) Devices easy to use – low learning curve Social networking applications available and widely spread - regardless of age Web becomes a tool, not a leisure time activity 6
  7. 7. 3. How is MOVE-ON contributing to socialinclusion? Motivating and facilitating adult learners to engage in mobile learning activities Explores a new learning style and methodology Helps professionals remain competitive in the workplace Removes time / place / pace / equipment barriers for learning 7
  8. 8. 4. Emerging issues/future priorities inthe field of Web 2.0 and social inclusion Active / Participatory learning empowerment Higher user involvement Content ownership and IPR Interactive learning experience Focus on senior learners / users 8