Jordan Opportunity for Virtual Innovative Teaching and Learning: A Needs Analysis Report Contextualising the State of the Art in International Online Teaching and Learning, with Particular Attention to the Jordanian Case

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Abstract

JOVITAL is an international cooperation project co-funded by the Erasmus + Capacity Building in HE programmes1 of the European Union during the period October 2017 - 2020 involving four European institutions and five Jordanian universities. JOVITAL aims to foster academic exchange using virtual mobility in order to offer learning opportunities to academic staff, university students and disadvantaged learners in Jordan.
Overarching Goal of JOVITAL
The overarching goal of JOVITAL is to improve the quality of teaching in Jordanian Higher Education Institutions by introducing innovative collaborative tools and methodologies and by fostering academic international exchange.
Needs Analysis
Work Package One of the JOVITAL project, led by Coventry University, has involved: A review of the literature considering international perspectives about key conceptions of online and international learning, with particular emphasis on the Jordanian HEI context; A country report of Jordan, sharing country demographics as well as contextual higher education practices; Expert perspectives about education and policy for virtual innovative teaching and learning; Analysis and interpretation of institutional and academic survey data from the five Jordanian partners as part of benchmarking and development of an action plan; the detailing of a set of recommendations for capacity building to inform the next stage work packages; and, a Communities of Practice framework, to facilitate the sharing of experiences and best practice in Jordanian HEIs.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherCoventry University
Number of pages101
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 13 Dec 2018

Keywords

  • International online learning;

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