Digital textbooks turn schools…

On Friday, September 18th, we are going to organise our next event "Digital textbooks turn schools…".

The purpose of the event is to present the final results of our Learnmix project, talk about the program of digital learning materials run by Ministry of Education and Research, discuss in a panel session about digital textbooks and their influence on school innovations, explore some business models, technical solutions and changing pedagogical strategies related to digital textbooks, introduce a Finnish educational cloud and demonstrate the ongoing development of eKoolikott.

The title of the conference is left open on purpose. Our idea is to encourage participants to think of digital textbooks and their influence on schools.

The agenda of the conference:

Tallinn University Astra building room A-543

10.00 Opening: Rector of Tallinn University

10.10 Learnmix project's results (M.Laanpere, T.Väljataga)

10.40 Program of digital learning materials (representative of Ministry of Education and Research)

11.00 Panel discussion: Whether/why/how digital turn in schools should be started with digital textbooks?

12.00 Lunch

 

Rooms A-440, A-447, T-409

13.00 3 parallel workshops: Business models of digital textbooks, technical solutions of digital textbooks, digital textbooks and changing pedagogy

14.30 Coffee break

 

Room A-543

15.00 How publishers and teachers can make use of Finnish Educational Cloud? (EduCloud RY)

15.30 Demonstration of eKoolikott (platform for digital learning materials) (Net Group)

16.00 End

 

Participation in the conference is free of charge, however, lunch is expected to be paid by the participants themselves.

See you at the conference!

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