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Project number: 2019-1-PL01-KA203-065691

Planned project period 2019-2021

 

The main objective of the project is strengthening cooperation between 5 partner institutions in the area of teaching communication skills and increasing their internationalization through working out and disseminating new educational tools and exchange of good practices.

The specific objectives:

– Promotion of the idea of use of ICTs and open educational resources in education at higher education level.

– Enhancing the quality and relevance of students’ knowledge from 4 European universities taking part in testing and evaluation.

– Equipping academic teachers from 4 partner universities with modern didactic tools for students, responding to the needs of the modern labor market.

Project leader: University of Silesia, Poland

Partners:

Kazimieras Simonavičius University, Lithuania

University of Malta, Malta

European University Cyprus, Cyprus

The Knowledge and Social Dialogue Foundation AGERE AUDE, Poland

 

Project has been funded with support from the European Commission.

PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION AND DISSEMINATION

September – October, 2021

Series of meetings with academic teachers, students, quality assurance specialists about the BeCom project final results and functionalities started!

Workshop: ‘’Innovative digital tools for the learning and teaching: Didactic Seminar”
Dates of workshop: 2021-10-19 ; 2021-10-07
Time: 13:00 – 17:30 LT Time
Venue: Kazimieras Simonavicius University, Conference Room, 3rd Floor, Dariaus ir Girėno str. 21, Vilnius, Lithuania

13:00 – Welcome to the Event
13:15 – Briefly about the BeCom Project and it’s results
13:30 – 15:00 – Tools and created digital helpful information for the teaching and learning: how to become better in study process? How to organize study process in more innovative way?
15:00 – 15:20 – Coffee Break
15:20 – 16:20 – How to organize groups works via project work tools in more effective way?
16:20 – 17:00 – Discussion about didactic tools
17:00 – 17:30 – Closing the Seminar

Everyone is invited!

 

26th April, 2021

Information about the BeCom project results and project results integration were oriented to External Quality Assurance Experts during International Marketing Field Accreditation in Lithuania and University.

 

March 2021

Series of presentations of BeCom results were held during 2021 March! The meetings were organized with KSU’s academic and quality assurance staff, also the results and main ideas were integrated into Marketing study fields self-analysis report for External Evaluation of study fields and additional activities!

 

10th February 2021

BeCom Project results and functionalities were presented to KSU’s academic staff community!
Videos, functionalities, content and help for the project and group works for the students creative tasks were presented and discussed with KSU’s Business School lecturers!

 

11th January 2021

BeCom Project results and functionalities were presented to KSU’s students community!
Videos, functionalities, content and help for the project and class works were presented and discussed with KSU’s Marketing and Advertising and Entrepreneurship and Management study programmes students!

 

5th November 2020

Meanwhile, our Lithuanian team from the Kazimieras Simonavičius University is happy to report that they also are not idle. They met online on 2nd August to plan the next steps connected with the Digital toolbox – Secure communication in the era of Web 2.0 and on 28th September they met face to face to check their videos and to have long discussions on ways to improve this result even more. Their work is still in progress, but they are on the home stretch.

 

2nd November 2020

A few members of our three local teams (University of Silesia, University of Malta, Agere Aude) met online to talk about the progress on the handbook of communication in the digital era. The next actions in working on the communication game were also the important subject of this discussion. Our last result looks so promising we would like to play it already.

 

9th October 2020

The academic summer is over, so we can work on our assignment with the new energy now. We are going to finalize the stage connected with our digital toolboxes. Today we had the next great conference call with our partners. We met online with the teams from Lithuania and Cyprus to discuss the details, including the issues with the translating of the finished materials. We are going to show you soon the results of our work on the toolboxes supporting communication and safety in the digital word.

 

30th November 2019

Kick off meeting
On 28-29 November we welcomed our partners in “Between interaction and innovation – creating communication space in the digital world” project (funded with support from the European Commission) as guests. The Be-com project focuses on improving digital and communication skills of academics and students following humanities and science programmes of studies.
During the first day of the kick off meeting we discussed the following together with our partners involved in the project: European University Cyprus, University of Malta, Kazimieras Simonovičius University, Agere Aude Foundation for Knowledge and Social Dialogue:
• set goals,
• division of tasks for each partner institution,
• plans regarding the project’s intellectual outputs (i.e., Digital toolbox – Effective communication in the 2.0 era; Digital toolbox – Secure communication in the era of Web 2.0; Handbook – How to communicate in the era of Web 2.0; Educational strategic game based on the action mapping concept and the idea of gamification).
The next day we discussed:
• dissemination plan,
• evaluation plan,
• use of impact tools,
• project management tools,
• financial issues,
• reporting.
Meanwhile, we agreed to keep on working on the projects within our institution and will have ongoing communication, particularly by digital means.