• Final Meeting
(27th-28th November 2017, Porto, Portugal)
The event counted on 16 participants, being represented each one of the project partners. The meeting began on 27th of November and ended on 28th of November, in the auditorium of the Pharmacy Faculty of the University of Porto (Portugal).
The main points discussed were:
- Review of the platform contents.
One by one the contents of each module/topic were reviewed and those responsible for each one were explaining the state of development.
- Review of translations.
At this point several partners expressed that there is a difficulty in making the translations due to the amount of material generated and that there is still material to be done.
- Improvements of the Platform.
A high percentage of students, that have tested the platform, have said that it is not intuitive and that the process of language selection and later returning to the content of the topic is very complicated. It was established that this is a point of improvement for the MOOC.
- Sustainability of the platform.
Regarding the sustainability of the platform, UNIBO team explained to the rest of the partners that the University of Bologna took charge of the platform and that this would not entail any cost for the rest of the partners. Another aspect dealt with at this point was the generation of certificates. To do this, two scenarios were raised, one without legal value and the other with legal value.
• Follow-up Meeting
(17th May 2016, Bologna, Italy)
The event counted on 25 participants, being represented each one of the project partners. This meeting was necessary in terms of analysis of work progress, potential problems encountered and discussion of prepared studying materials. The meeting was another opportunity to the partners to present scientific themes integrated in the project to the other partners and in workshops to the students and professors.
The main points discussed were:
1. Learning objectives and learning outcomes. What is going to be done? And, how?
The objectives described in the modules and topics were discussed. It was proposed that they had to be more homogeneous, but previously, the structure of modules should be organized. For this reason, it was decided that each topic would be transformed into a module and each module would have 1 or 2 ECTS.
2. Intermediate report. Who will do it?
On 15 th of July 2016, an intermediate report should be sent to the Spanish National Agency (NA). It was decided that this report will be done by USAL team, and the partners will send them some information required in order to complete it.
3. Train the trainers course. Content and proposals.
Lucca Ferrari (UNIBO) introduced information about the “Train the trainer course” content.
• Kick-off Meeting
(6th-7th November 2015, Salamanca, Spain)
The event counted on 17 participants, being represented each one of the project partners. At the beginning of the project, the partners met to present the tasks carried out during the first year of the project. The discussions were crucial to integrate all the partners in the work to be done. In order to concretize the spirit of the project, some of the themes were presented by the involved partners.
In the first session the administrative and financial management of the project was explained. The five financial items were detailed with eligible concepts and limitations in each one.
In the second session, a calendar proposal was presented in which the project was adjusted from 3 to 2 years. Some dates remained pending to modification by the responsible for the activity. Then, focus on Project Dissemination, the TOX-OER logo and the structure of the website were presented.
In the third session, UNIBO and XAMK, as responsible, explained about the creation, development and maintenance of the MOOC platform. And finally, to develop the SILLABUS, each of the program modules was assigned to the different project partners.
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