Information seminar at the ISSD Chair
5 Dec 2018
On December 3, 2018, a seminar titled "European Experience in the Field of New Educational Technologies"
was held at the ISSD Chair of the ICTE Institution, with 20 out of 22 staff members of the Chair.
Yeghisabet Alaverdyan, Ella Hovhannisyan and Kristina Khudaverdyan presented experience of technologically
equipped European universities in the field of innovative education within the frame of ERASMUS + PRINTeL program.
Particularly, Y. Alaverdyan presented the vision of the University of Leuven on the "Active Education" methodology,
which implies: introduction of new pedagogical approaches; qualitative change of teacher-student relationships and contacts,
as well as reorganization of traditional auditorium aimed at more effective organization of practical and laboratory
discussions. A comprehensive analysis of the University environment and students’ characteristics, such as: social status
and mental abilities, are also a methodological component.
E. Hovhannisyan presented the experience gained during the course at the University of Porto on
"Videos as a teaching tool for lecturers and students" methodology. Particularly, special tools designated to make videos
used in the teaching processes at the Porto University, were introduced.
K. Khudaverdyan presented the methodology of “Hybrid/Blended Teaching and Learning” introduced at the
FH Joanneum University of Applied Sciences in Graz, Austria. The methodology implies replenishment of traditional
teaching with innovative methods and technologies of electronic learning, as well as implemention of virtual classrooms
and online electronic platforms.