-Learning: Virtual Classroom Training. The Vocational Training Centre Peloponnese KEKAP, based in Nafplio, participated in learning mobility program for VET Staff funded from the Erasmus + and wants to improve overall teaching methods offering new distance e-learning education programmmes. The training program lasting five training days E-Learning: Virtual Classroom Training is provided in English by the German educational organization WBS Training AG, at the Dresden branch, Germany. The training programme was for 15 people from the staff of KEKAP (all graduates of higher education) teachers, trainers, administrative staff, technicians which will be fully trained in the planning process of e-learning.
The traing modules and methodology include:
Module 1: Introduction to E-Learning environment
• Forms of e-learning • The possibilities and advantages of e-learning • An overview of the tools / e-learning products (open source, commercial)
Module 2: Methodological and didactic principles for modern E-Learning
• Characteristics of virtual communication • Monitor the virtual classroom • Enable people in the virtual classroom • Designing an e-learning teaching • Prepare and design of learning content according to the requirements of e-learning
Module 3: Preparation and delivery of a E-Learning session
• Collaboration with Adobe Connect as a platform for e-learning • Design and preparation of a session • Delivery of e-learning in a live audience
The proposed methodology refers to suggestions, interactive exercises, discussion, role play and teamwork.
The expected results include (per position of responsibility):
Expected impact of the project participants includes:
To KEKAP acquired upgraded personnel, appropriately trained and certified to offer e-learning programs. KEKAP will, also, upgrade its image. It will promote its long-term strategy of operating as Host Institution in the future for Erasmus type + programs.