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Webinar on Innovative e-learning in Jordan: lessons learnt from the JOVITAL project

Title: Innovative e-learning in Jordan: lessons learnt from the JOVITAL project

Date: 15 October 2020 at 11.00 – 12.30 CET



Webinar Description

In the last three years, five Jordanian universities have been working, in collaboration with four European partners and with the support of the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, in a project called JOVITAL – Jordan Opportunity for Virtual Innovative Teaching And Learning. 

The project has fostered dynamics of collaboration and knowledge exchange and has implemented an original approach to Virtual Collaborative Learning. By working in this project, the JOVITAL partners have learnt some lessons that can be useful for the development of online learning in the higher education sector, in Jordan and beyond.

In occasion of the celebrations of the Erasmus Days, the JOVITAL Partners have organized a webinar titled Innovative e-learning in Jordan: lessons learnt from the JOVITAL project, which will be held on the 15th of October from 11.00 to 12.30 CET. The objective of the webinar is to share these lessons learnt with other universities from Jordan and from other countries, to allow them to get to know and to possibly implement the JOVITAL approach with their students. You can see the event on the Erasmus Days website: www.erasmusdays.eu/event/webinar-on-innovative-e-learning-in-jordan.

Want to know more? For more information, please check the project website.



11:00 The JOVITAL project

Wissam Tawileh, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

11:10 Virtual Collaborative Learning as a strategy for internationalisation

Katherine Wimpenny, Coventry University, UK

ِAdiy Tweissi, Princess Sumaya University for Technology, Jordan

11:30 Challenges and opportunities of Virtual Collaborative Learning in Jordan

How JOVITAL fits with the policy developments in Jordan, recent changes and perspectives

Mohammed Al Dadou, German Jordanian University

11:40 Testimonials from JOVITAL partners involved in Virtual Collaborative Learning 

Staff training and eTutors qualification

Arinola Adefila and Alun DeWinter, Coventry University, UK

Nada Trunk, ISSBS, Slovenia

National Virtual Collaborative Learning Pilot Course

Nancy Ajarmeh, Tafila Technical University

12:00 Closing: Towards a joint statement on Virtual Collaborative Learning in Jordan

12:20 End of Webinar

Moderator: Fabio Nascimbeni, UNIMED