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DIGITOOLS – Innovative Tools for Enhancing E-Learning Solutions in Universities

Name of the Project: DIGITOOLS – Innovative Tools for Enhancing E-Learning Solutions in Universities
Project Number: 2020-1-IE02-KA226-HE-000781
Project Coordinator: Limerick Institute of Technology (Ireland)
Type of Project: Erasmus+ KA 226 Partnerships for Digital Education Readiness
Project Lifetime: 1st of March 2021 until 28th of February 2023 

Partners
P2 – MB Think Tank, SRL (Romania)
P3 – Universitatea Transilvania din Brasov (Romania)
P4 – Instituto Politécnico do Porto (Portugal)
P5 – University of Zagreb (Croatia)
P6 – Universitat Politecnica de Valencia (Spain)
P7 – University of Crete (Greece) 

Aims and Objectives
The objectives of DIGITOOLS Project is to set out and forecast the needs of Higher Education Institutions in the field of digital education and to develop relevant learning methodologies, to identify the gap between skills acquired in higher education and the demands of the real labour market, to identify and implement best practices and to design methods for delivering high quality teaching courses, in digital environments.

The main OBJECTIVES of the DIGITOOLS Project are:

  1. To improve the current state of digital education in six HEIs;
  2. To strengthen the cooperation between universities, in order to facilitate the exchange, flow and co-creation of knowledge in the field of digital education and digital content creation;
  3. To correlate the curricula in for digital courses with the concrete needs of the students and the labour market;
  4. To reduce the significant differences in the implementation of digital education and learning management Systems, both at national and European level;
  5. To introduce education in the field of digital content creation and copyright in HEIs;
  6. To contribute to the professional development of teaching staff and support staff (librarians), in the field of digital education, through two Short-term joint staff training events.

 

Coordination of the project in ISCAP / Researchers involved
Manuel Moreira da Silva (Coord.)
Ana LúciaTerra (Co-Coord.)
Célia Tavares
Iolanda Valente
Maria José Angélico
Óscar Bernardes

R&D Unit