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  • Title: EuroPACE
    Descriptive info: .. who we are.. mission.. interests.. target groups.. team.. what we do.. R&D projects.. expert advice.. networking.. events.. what we publish.. articles.. reports.. presentations.. newsletter.. membership.. benefits.. memberslist.. references.. join us.. contact.. reach us.. photos.. members.. News announcements.. MAKE IT WORK! INTEGRATING VIRTUAL MOBILITY IN INTERNATIONAL WORK PLACEMENTS.. International work placements or internships, as they are generally known, are gaining more and more importance in the context of internationalization of higher education and globalization of our (professional) world.. The EU-VIP (Enterprise-University Virtual Placements) project looked at how virtual mobility can support or even enable international work placements.. EU-VIP officially ended 30 September 2011.. All results are collected on the recently updated.. website.. Main findings were also published in a.. manual.. which provides a framework for and a description of the conditions of success for integrating virtual mobility in international internships.. Next to this the manual also defines the context and definitions used in the EU-VIP project and it presents the conclusions regarding the perspectives from the different stakeholders: students, higher education institutions and companies.. For those interested in the topic but have not time to read the full document a quick guide is available in.. English.. ,.. Dutch.. Italian.. Polish.. Finnish.. Danish.. and..  ...   in the EMQT Quality Tools Box were presented to the audience, who included a.. Validation Panel of selected Experts in the field of Erasmus Mobility and internationalisation.. The EMQT Quality Tools Box, which comprises a Questionnaire, a General Mapping Report, Guidelines for good practice and a List of useful Indicators, are expected to support European Higher Education institutions to self assess their overall quality in the students exchange.. EuroPACE publications.. Download the project manuals of the Move-IT, Re.. ViCa, VM-BASE and VENUS projects.. here.. or ask a free copy at the.. EuroPACE secretariat.. Make it work!.. Integrating virtual mobility in international work placements.. Home Away Forum.. Conference Proceedings.. Reviewing the Virtual Campus Phenomenon.. The rise of Large-Scale e-Learning Initiatives Worldwide.. Home and Away.. Coaching exchange students from a distance.. A best-practice manual on blended mobility.. Virtual Seminars.. Creating New Opportunities for Universities.. European Networking and Learning for the Future.. The EuroPACE Approach.. collects articles from authors involved in the development of the EuroPACE network and positions EuroPACE in the landscape of international networked e-learning.. For a preview of this book and order form please click.. !.. Realised by AVNet-K.. U.. Leuven.. Concept Design by EuroPACE ivzw.. |.. RSS Newsfeed.. Disclaimer.. Bookmark This Website!..

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  • Title: EuroPACE
    Descriptive info: mission.. Mission.. EuroPACE ivzw is a European non-profit association of universities, educational organisations and their networks.. Our main objective is to foster networked e-learning,.. for virtual mobility,.. for internationalization of higher education,.. for knowledge creation and sharing, and.. for lifelong learning.. In order to do so EuroPACE ivzw:.. develops, prepares and manages networked e-learning projects in the framework of international, national and regional  ...   of its members.. participates in international, national and regional networked e-learning projects of its members, and other partners.. prepares positions and perform (lobbying) actions in co-operation with other networks and committees in the area of networked e-learning.. disseminates information through portals, regular letters, seminars, etc.. provides administrative, technical and logistic support, and daily management of e-learning networks, (virtual) exchange programs, e-courses, e-programs, etc..

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    Descriptive info: interests.. Interests.. Innovation in Education.. New Educational Technologies.. Virtual Mobility.. Quality in e-Learning.. e-Learning Competences and Skills.. EuroPACE.. actively follows and contributes to all trends and developments concerning innovation in Education.. Through our research, our publications and our European collaboration projects, we are active in the field of the internationalisation of education and in the field of lifelong learning.. On the one hand.. wants to help individual institutions to further develop and implement their.. internationalisation strategy.. Two major European strategic processes should be considered as guidelines for the planning of an internationalisation policy in educational institutions:.. Lisbon Process: A political goal setting to develop Europe as a competitive knowledge-based society, built upon sustainable development.. Bologna Process: A strategic process to  ...   formal, non-formal and informal learning.. Lifelong learning implies raising investment in people and knowledge; promoting the acquisition of basic skills, including digital literacy; and broadening opportunities for innovative, more flexible forms of learning.. The aim is to provide people of all ages with equal and open access to high-quality learning opportunities, and to a variety of learning experiences, throughout Europe.. Education systems have a key role to play in making this vision a reality.. The European Commission stresses this need for Member States to transform formal education and training systems in order to break down barriers between different forms of learning.. (see the resolution on lifelong learning from the Education Council of the European Commission at.. http://europa.. eu.. int/comm/education/policies/lll/lll_en.. html.. )..

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  • Title: EuroPACE
    Descriptive info: target groups.. Target Groups.. Higher education institutions.. Policy-making bodies.. Private companies.. to gain.. specific.. organisational.. skills.. needed for implementing virtual mobility.. to get.. trained.. in.. instructional.. design.. for virtual classrooms.. to get.. familiar.. with.. all the.. different.. challenges.. involved in international and/or virtual collaboration initiatives: cultural, technical, pedagogical, organisational.. to find concrete and working.. scenarios.. , models and implementation procedures as well as listings of.. best practices.. and sustainability strategies to integrate and exploit virtual mobility schemes in their mainstream offer..

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    Descriptive info: team.. reach us.. EuroPACE Board.. Markku Markkula.. Wim Van Petegem.. Bela Markus.. EuroPACE Team.. Annemie Boonen.. Bieke Schreurs.. Evy Verstraeten.. Helena Bijnens.. Ilse Op de Beeck.. Markku Markkula.. Function:.. Chairman of EuroPACE.. Background:.. Markku Markkula, MSc.. (Tech) is the Director of the Lifelong Learning Institute Dipoli of Helsinki University of Technology TKK, in its field one of the largest continuing education providers among universities in Europe.. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of EuroPACE, European Professional Association for Collaboration in eLearning; Chairman of the Board of the Finnish Information Society Development Centre TIEKE and Chairman of the Continuing Education Working Group of the European Society for Engineering Education SEFI (a position he already held from 1987-1992).. From 1989 till 2001 Mr.. Markkula worked as a part-time Secretary General of IACEE, the International Association for Continuing Engineering Education.. During the years 1992-2005 he served as the Chairman of the  ...   national campaign committee for the European Year of Lifelong Learning.. In addition, he represented Finland in the EU Lifelong Learning ad-hoc committee.. In 2001 he served as the President of EPTA Council, European Parliamentary Technology Assessment Network.. In 2001-2002 he also contributed as a member to the EU High Level Expert group on Technology Foresight.. In 2002 he was appointed by the Finnish Ministry of Education to operate as a One-Man-Committee to make recommendations for the Finnish eLearning policy.. This work was completed in 2003 and the report published in 2004.. Markku Markkula is specialised in professional development, knowledge management, learning organization, lifelong learning, e-learning, regional policy, national innovation systems.. He has published several books and given hundreds of conference presentations, as well as written numerous articles on these issues.. In his work he has a strong international dimension on global value networks, new job opportunities and employability.. Contact details:..

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  • Title: EuroPACE
    Descriptive info: R&D projects.. current projects.. past projects (1).. past projects (2).. Research, Development and Demonstration.. EuroPACE has built up a long history in research, development and demonstration in technology enhanced teaching and learning, mainly through its active participation in regional, national and international projects.. Through these activities EuroPACE wishes to strengthen the connection between regional, national and European bodies and universities throughout Europe.. The EuroPACE team is following both regional and European  ...   mobility, networked eLearning, knowledge creation and sharing, lifelong learning and internationalisation of education.. Therefore the EuroPACE team is in an excellent position to give its members information on specific programmes, to help members with project management, to provide technical support or to contribute on a content level or to coordinate the full development of own projects.. Click on one of the logos above to get more information on a specific project..

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  • Title: EuroPACE
    Descriptive info: expert advice.. Expert Advice.. Education providers and corporate organisations are gradually making the transition towards a technology enhanced learning and training context.. As they often lack experience in this, EuroPACE provides them with expert advise on how to integrate effectively ICT in daily teaching or training practices.. EuroPACE provides them with support in the design, development and/or delivery of eLearning courses and develops long term strategies, concepts and models for ODL in university environments and virtual mobility programmes.. STUDIES.. Benchmarking study for Laurea University of  ...   and Culture.. of the European Commission,.. in collaboration with.. Unisys.. titled 'eLearning in continuing vocational training particularly at the workplace with an emphasis on small and Medium Entreprises (SMEs)'.. (1 October 2003 - 31 March 2005).. on new workable forms of learning for the.. Syntra's.. : SWOT analysis with regard to distance learning, supported by ICT, definition of bottlenecks and solutions.. (15 February 2004 - 15 December 2004).. on the use of e-learning in adult education in Flanders (1 October 2002 - 31 July 2003)..

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  • Title: EuroPACE
    Descriptive info: organisations.. thematic networks.. Network organisations.. EuroPACE is a member network of Higher Education institutions, associations, NGO s and corporate institutions.. The main objectives of EuroPACE are to facilitate networking for eLearning, ICT-based cooperation and knowledge sharing in an international environment.. Therefore, EuroPACE actively participates in other national and international initiatives where it  ...   the knowledge gained in these initiatives is fed back into the members so they are up-to-date of all educational, technological, organisational, and didactical developments related to internationalization, networked eLearning, virtual mobility, knowledge creation and sharing and lifelong learning.. Click on one of the logos above to get more information on a specific network..

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  • Title: EuroPACE
    Descriptive info: events.. Events Calendar 2010.. Key.. projectmeeting.. conference.. seminar.. workshop.. presentation.. exhibition stand.. Archive.. Click.. to see the events calendar of the past months (since November 2006)..

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  • Title: EuroPACE
    Descriptive info: Papers Articles.. 2010.. 2009.. 2008.. 2007.. 2006.. 2005.. 2004.. 2003.. VRIENS M.. ,.. Enhancing International Work Placements Through the Use of Technologies: the EU-VIP project.. Abstract accepted for Online Educa Berlin conference.. Berlin, Germany, 1-3 December 2010.. ACHTEN M.. , VRIENS M.. , OP DE BEECK I.. , VAN PETEGEM W.. Virtual mobility as a support for the mobile student of tomorrow.. Abstract accepted for EADTU conference.. Zermatt, Switzerland, 27-29 September 2010.. , DE GRUYTER J.. EU-VIP, Enterprise-University Virtual Placements.. VAN PETEGEM W.. Virtual support for physically mobile students.. Paper accepted for ICL conference.. Hasselt, Belgium, 15-17 September 2010.. SCHOOFS B.. , MARCELLIN L.. , HEYLEN  ...   C.. EPICS: Towards a virtual Erasmus scheme.. Virtual mobility and work placements.. Virtual placements: improving the international work experience of students.. EDULEARN conference.. Barcelona, Spain, 5-7 July 2010.. , ACHTEN M.. Virtual mobility as an alternative or complement to physical mobility.. , SJOER E.. , NORGAARD B.. , MARKKULA M.. University strategy development for Lifelong Learning and Innovation.. EUCEN conference.. Rovaniemi, Finland, 27-29 May 2010.. BOONEN A.. , BIJNENS H.. The UNIQUe Label: Supporting a Culture of Innovation and Quality in Higher Education.. In: EHLERS U.. , SCHNECKENBERG D.. (eds.. ).. Changing Cultures in Higher Education.. Moving Ahead to Future Learning.. 2010, Springer-Verlag, Berlin.. Pp.. 471-484..

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  • Title: EuroPACE
    Descriptive info: Reports Books.. 2011.. NEWRLY P.. , PEDE S.. , TIMMERMANS M.. , ,.. SVEA Web 2.. 0 guidelines.. How to integrate Social Media in your Training Institution and Practice.. MFG Baden Württemberg mbH, 2011, Stuttgart.. ),.. Make it work! Integrating virtual mobility in international work placements.. EuroPACE ivzw, 2011, Leuven.. Quick Guides available in.. Home Away Forum..

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