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Jožef Stefan
International
Postgraduate School

Jamova 39
SI-1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia

Phone: +386 1 477 31 00
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Email: info@mps.si

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Course Description

Internet Technologies and Applications in Educational Processes

Program

Information and Communication Technologies, second-level study programme

Lecturers:

doc. dr. Tanja Arh

Goals:

The objective of this course is to introduce students with:
• basic terms, concepts and solutions in the field of e-learning;
• trends in usage of information technology for learning and teaching;
• influence of e-learning to acquisition of knowledge and general economics development;
• modern distance learning methods and approaches.

Students within this course:
• get acquainted with the possibilities, opportunities and threats resultingin educational technology;
• get acquainted with the “state of the art” educational tools and approaches, applicable to concrete environment.

Content:

1) The basis of information support to educational processes
Terminology and theoretical approaches to learning process information support. Basic characteristics of e-learning. The development of computer-based education: didactical models, organizational background and e-learning models. Media and distance knowledge transfer.
E-learning development trends.

2) Technological aspects of e-learning
E-learning technological infrastructure. E-learning elements: ICT for e-learning, educational technologies, e-learning management, mentoring support, technologies for e-learning management and knowledge transfer, learning content management systems, digital libraries.

3) Quality in e-learning and quality of electronic learning content
The concepts of quality in e-learning. Quality aspects of electronic learning content (user interface, technical implementation, quality of production, didactical quality, content quality). Procedures and methods of
e-learning content quality assessment. Production of e-learning content.

4) E-learning standardization
Specifications of learner profiles, privacy and security attributes in e-learner profiles. Specifications of e- learning content.

5) Institutionalization aspect of e-learning Organization, planning and implementation of e- learning: preparing for e-learning, e-learning in companies (4 C’s of Success). Obstacles to the efficient institutionalization of e-learning. Critical success factors for e-learning. Human recourse management. E-learning process management. E-learning evaluation.

6) Lifelong learning and social aspects of the IT implementation into the educational processes Open education idea and UNESCO’s global educational concept. Programme document, project initiatives, international procedures of standardization and integrative processes in e-learning. Political meaning of LifeLong Learning (LLL). Concepts of LLL implementation and the European LLL space. Organizational forms of LLL implementation at the Universities. Technology – common denominator of LLL concepts. Technology innovations for LLL.

Course literature:

• Cross, J., in L. Dublin. Implementing e-learning. Alexandria, VA: American Society for Training & Development, 2002.
• Horton, W. K. Leading e-learning. Alexandria, VA: American Society for Training & Development, 2001.
• Hartley, D. E. Selling e-learning. Alexandria, VA: American Society for Training & Development, 2001.
• Cross, J., in L. Dublin. Implementing e-learning. Alexandria, VA: American Society for Training & Development, 2002.
• Horton, W. K. Leading e-learning. Alexandria, VA: American Society for Training & Development, 2001.
• Hartley, D. E. Selling e-learning. Alexandria, VA: American Society for Training & Development, 2001.
• Horton, W. K. Evaluating e-learning. lexandria, VA: American Society for Training & Development, 2001.
• UNESCO. Information and communication technologies in schools. A handbook for teachers. How ICT Can Create New,Open Learning Environments (Ed. Alexey Semenov). UNESCO, Paris, 2005 [Online]. Available:http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0013/001390/139028e.pdf.
• Diana G. Oblinger and James L. Oblinger (Editors): Educating the Net Generation, EDUCAUSE, 2005. Available electronically at http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/pub7101.pdf.

Significant publications and references:

- IOANNOU, Andri, VASILIOU, Christina, ZAPHIRIS, Panayiotis, ARH, Tanja, KLOBUČAR, Tomaž, PIPAN, Matija. Creative multimodal learning environments and blended interaction for problem-based activity in HCI education. TechTrends, ISSN 8756-3894, 2015, vol. 59, no. 2, str. 47-56. [COBISS.SI-ID 28593191]

- JERMAN BLAŽIČ, Andrej, RIBEIRO, Claudia, FERNANDES, Joao, PEREIRA, Joao, ARH, Tanja. Analysing the required properties of business simulation games to be used in e-learning and education. Intelligent information management, ISSN 2160-5912, 2012, vol. 4, no. 6, str. 348-356, doi: 10.4236/iim.2012.46039. [COBISS.SI-ID 26312487]

- ARH, Tanja, JERMAN-BLAŽIČ, Borka, DIMOVSKI, Vlado. The impact of technology-enhanced organisational learning on business performance : an empirical study. Journal for East European management studies, ISSN 0949-6181, 2012, vol. 17, no. 3, str. 369-383. [COBISS.SI-ID 26061863], [JCR,SNIP, WoS do 5. 3. 2016: št. citatov (TC): 1, čistih citatov (CI): 1, Scopus do 4. 10. 2015: št. citatov (TC): 1, čistih citatov (CI): 1]

- DINEVSKI, Dejan, FOŠNARIČ, Samo, ARH, Tanja. Open educational resources in e-learning. Organizacija, ISSN 1318-5454, 2010, vol. 43, no. 1, str. 4-8. [COBISS.SI-ID 23393575]

- ARH, Tanja, PIPAN, Matija, PETERNEL, Marija Mojca, DEBEVC, Matjaž, JERMAN-BLAŽIČ, Borka. Fostering the integration of web 2.0 technologies and E-learning in vocational education and training. WSEAS transactions on information science and applications, ISSN 1790-0832, 2010, vol. 7, no. 2, str. 241-251. [COBISS.SI-ID 23502119], [SNIP, Scopus do 25. 2. 2011: št. citatov (TC): 0, čistih citatov (CI): 0]

Examination:

Seminar and oral exam (100%)

Students obligations:

Seminar and oral exam.

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