Digital at home project news
Here you can read more about what is going on within the project Digital at home: new steps in internationalization of education.
5-8 February 2023
Project meeting in Uppsala. During the meeting the participants finalized work with the educational material which is being developed within the project, mainly the volume about the transition that the Baltic Sea Region has undergone during the last decades. Another part of the meeting was devoted to planning the Virtual Exchange between the some of the partner universities.
Autumn term 2022
Pilot Virtual Exchange Events on Regional Studies. The students from Polish and Ukrainian universities met to look at and discuss the issues of Regionalism, Regional Security and NATO Enlargement in the Baltic Sea Region. These events were highly appreciated by the students from Ukraine who has less opportunities to meet international students. Also, it was a good experience for the teachers from partner universities to prepare the content of events together.
Autumn term 2021 & Spring term 2022
Pilot virtual exchange events on Climate Change Curriculum in the Baltic Sea Region, between student from Sweden, Finland and Lithuania.
May - October 2021
Course: Setting up an International Virtual Exchange Class Room
This course was providing information on curriculum development, Task and Tools for Virtual Exchange (VE), as well as challenges of international virtual classroom. The course was open for the project members.
26 March 2021
Webinar 2: Introduction to Virtual Exchanges / Virtual Class
The concepts of virtual mobility, COIL, virtual exchange, and virtual class were introduced and presented as possible practical instruments of internationalization at home in virtual setting. The webinar was open for participants outside the project as well.
12 March 2021
Webinar 1: Rethinking of Internationalization and Internationalization at Home (IAH) and Internationalization of Teaching and Learning (IL&T)
The webinar leaders invited participants to think (or rethink) on the internationalization of higher education concept(s) in the current realities. These are some of the questions that were discussed: What is the main contribution of internationalization? Is internationalization important for students, and why, but not only those at international programs? Does internationalization remain available only for a "small minority" of students? If IAH and IL&T could be the instruments to provide students with global competence? The webinar was open for participants outside the project as well.
5 February 2021
The project launches. During the kick-off meeting that took place via Zoom the partners met, confirmed the workplan and timeline as well as presented their ideas of work to be done within each work package.