Interdisciplinary Workshop „Wirtschaftsinformatik“

Eleven Masters Students and Graduates from Princess Sumaya University for Technology in Amman, Jordan visited the Chair of Information Management in the period December 10th to 19th, 2015.

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Informationsveranstaltung zur Erasmus+ Dozentenmobilität

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Wissam Tawileh berichtete bei der Informationsveranstaltung des akademischen Auslandsamts „Mit Erasmus+ als Gastdozent ins Ausland“ über seine Lehrerfahrungen an der Partnerhochschule „Latvijas Universitate“ in Riga.

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Desiging E-Learning Arrangements for South Africa

The course „Designing E-Learning Arrangements“ will be held in Winter Semester 2015/2016 in cooperation with Village Scribe Association and awarenet – play to learn platform.

In this international setting, students will learn how to design, develop and implement a collaborative E-Learning scenario to help school teachers in South Africa modernizing their classrooms using affordable technology that works in suburbs and rural areas.

International Virtual Tearmwork

Human Resources Management in the Web 2.0 Era. Register now for the international blended learning course in summer semester 2015. This cours will be held in cooperation with our partner University: Princess Sumya University for Technology in Amman – Jordan.

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Collaborative Web 2.0 Tools for Students

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The last session today was an introduction in the Open Source Social Network „elgg“ which will be used as the main collaborative platform for the just started Virtual Collaborative Learning project with Riga and Tallinn.

Our team will take the way back to Dresden tomorrow. We would like to thank our hosts for the great time and hospitality and the participated students for their attention and active communication. We wish you success and our team a safe trip back home.

See you in the virtual classroom 🙂

The VCL Project has just been kicked-off

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The Kick-Off meeting of the forty fifth VCL Project was held successfully with the participation of the three universities in Dresden, Riga and Tallinn.

After a welcome message from Prof. Dr. Eric Schoop, Matthias introduced the participating student with first information about the Virtual Collaboration Project that will be worked on in the next six week and the next steps they will have to take on the learning platform.

We wish our students and colleagues much fun and an exciting experience in the virtual phase.

Introduction to Virtual Collaborative Learning (VCL)

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The first session of this evening is an introduction to Virtual Collaborative Learning (VCL). Corinna Talked about:

  • The typical sequence of an VCL-project
  • VCL-projects and blended learning
  • Goals of VCL-Projects
  • Collaboration in Education
  • Computer Based Communication
  • Learning in groups in the virtual classroom and
  • Support learners by e-tutors

Sightseeing in Tallinn

While gaining an insight into civil life of the Estonians yesterday, Corinna and Michel used the Sunday for a more technical museum. The Seaplane Museum exhibites various ships, sailing boats, bouys, a submarine and of course a seaplane. It also provides information about the military of Estonia of the last century and how their technique and defense strategy evolved. They were amazed how modern IT is already implemented to foster the visitors learning processes. Nearly every group of exhibits has an own monitor were a videos or some fotos are displayed in addition to a more detailled text or some simulators, too. More interested visitors were enabled sending information of the exhibition to their e-mail-addresses.

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Free Time in Tallinn

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After successfully finishing our first lectures at the TTU in Tallinn and the virtual classroom yesterday, we (Michel and Corinna) used our free time today to become more familiar with our partner’s city and the Estonian culture. We took a city tour bus and had some nice views on the president`s residence, the song festival ground, the nature around the city centre, and the harbour. Afterwards we visited the Estonian open-air museum with about 100 farmsteads, mills, an old school and a chapel from 1699. All these original buildings showed us, how life in last 2 centuries looked alike. It was quite impressive to see how life changed during this period.

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