The VALEU-X project supports the internationalisation of Albanian universities by introduction of Virtual Blended Mobility as an internationalisation at home instrument. The project is implemented by a consortium composed by 9 institutions from Europe and Albania.
After a successful implementation of the project a final conference for presenting the lessons learned, good practices and exceling the platform for further continuation of virtual blended mobility is organised. The conference Virtual Balkans. Virtual Collaborative Learning in Higher Education will take place on 30 November 2022 at EPOKA University in Tirana, Albania. It will gather management of the Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), teaching staff, students, trainees and international relations offices from Albania and Western Balkan countries. They will discuss innovative virtual teaching and learning settings for academic staff at Albanian HEIs, ICT-based internalisation at home, adaptation and recognising virtual/blended mobility as part of the HEIs` internalisation strategy.
The interested participants can submit their contributions from original results of empirical, conceptual, or experimental research work in the broad area of virtual collaborative learning and innovative pedagogical approaches latest by October 10, 2022 at the following link: https://bit.ly/3TPhsar .
The conference will cover the following topics through the thematic sessions:
- Innovative virtual teaching and learning settings for academic staff at Albanian HEIs
- ICT-based internalisation at home and the global network for “Virtual Mobility” for the HEIs.
- Adopting and recognising Virtual/Blended Mobility as part of the HEIs` internalisation strategy.
Participation in the conference is free of charge, but places are limited. Please register as soon as possible on the following link: https://bit.ly/3Qlh94q .
The conference is co-organised by EPOKA University and UNIMED, Mediterranean Universities Union, with the contribution of all the project partners.