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ePolicy In Practice


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ePolicy In Practice

  1. 1. ePolicy In Practice-  How is a University in Bangladesh Becoming Digital? - By Dr. Pär-Ola Zander - Department Of Communication and Psychology Aalborg University, Denmark
  2. 2. Background for ePolicyInPractice—  May 2011, Aalborg University & signed a MoU with University of Dhaka—  This project is deepening this partnership further—  I will present an overview of what we plan to do
  3. 3. Research Idea - Domain—  A lot of efforts are put into Digital Bangladesh, vision 2021 —  Implementation —  Evaluation—  Yet no one knows the effects of Digital Bangladesh on the institutional level in higher education —  Therein lies our contribution —  Broad approach: Neither research on hardware, nor software, nor humans, but their interaction
  4. 4. ePolicyInPractice—  Discover and document novel ways for students to learn through ICT Developed University—  Discover novel ways of administrating university through ICT An exploration of the mechanisms of digitalization -  How is the policy ‘felt’? -  What can be generalized to other universities?
  5. 5. e-Didactics and PBL—  Teacher and student-driven innovation (user-driven innovation)—  How? —  Course design workshops and needs analysis—  Explore “post-lecture” approaches in Bangladesh—  Infuse well-tried “western” practices to these lead users —  Not “best practice”, but “best inspiration”
  6. 6. E-Infrastructure—  Infrastructure —  Communications —  Case processing (Booking resources, promotion, travel expenses…)—  Computerization of infrastructure is possible! —  Strictly technically. No problem. —  Challenge: Change mindsets, find smart workflows
  7. 7. Infrastructure
  8. 8. Researching Infrastructure—  Why? —  Teaching is not independent from its infrastructure —  Signal? How are teachers’ motivations to adopt ICT affected by the state of administration? —  Agility: Changes in curriculum, teaching forms—  The interesting question is not if this must change —  What happens when it is changed? —  Systematize local knowledge —  Investigate by participatory scenario creation and need analysis
  9. 9. Future—  2011, The forthcoming days: —  Workshops, interviews, observations —  Generating motivation—  2012: Workshops on how the identified ideas can be supported and realized—  Scope of project depends on financial situation —  Money currently bottleneck.Resources—  AAU resources (time)—  DU resources (time & facilities)—  Pending funding applications (DFID, DANIDA, EU)