The project has ended but collaboration
for enhancing e-learning history continues. The final report of
eHLEE E-learning History. Evaluating European Experiences (eds.
Anttonen, Onnela & Terho) is available as a pdf-file in three parts:
TOC & Introduction
Part 1: Institutional
Part 2: Experiments
E-learning history, the present and the future. On Monday June
12th, eHLEE organises a videoconference on the possibilities and experiences
concerning e-learning history. The conference can be followed and also
later seen at the Internet streaming server:
The programme: Please
note: All times announced are GMT!
10.00: Welcome. Henri Terho, University of Turku:
Introducing eHLEE and the results of the project
Comments and discussion
10.30: Sirkku Anttonen, University of Turku:
Identities in European History, experiences and evaluation of the
pilot course Comments and discussion
11.15: Paula Simoes, University of Coimbra:
Using the LMS Ping Pong in 'Introductory course for the joint
two-year master program: Roads to Democracy(ies)?', between
University of Coimbra and University of Uppsala.
Comments and discussion
11.45: Tapio Onnela, Finnish Virtual University
of History, University of
E-learning in history: strengths and weaknesses
Comments and final discussion
Evaluation report available. The pilot course Identities
in European history produced by eHLEE has been externally evaluated
by Professor Sabine Liebig assisted by Antony Day in Karlsruhe Pädagogische
Hochschule Germany. The evaluation report is available as a <pdf-file>
Final project meeting in Turku.
Fifth project meeting in Alcalá.
Identities in European history -course ends. The course turned
to be a great success with many lively and interesting discussions.
In the last phase of the course, students had the opportunity to discuss
with Dr. Teija Tiilikainen, who was a member of Finnish delegation working
with the European Constitution. As an expert, Dr. Tiilikainen commented
on students group presentations. The course will be evaluated
externally by researchers at KPH (Karlsruhe Pädagogische Hochschule).
A report will be available online at the beginning of April 2006.
Identities in European History. The pilot course of the project
begins. We ended up having 73 students from 15 universities attending.
The students were divided into six subgroups for their first study phases.
There was great enthusiasm in the groups from the very beginning! Students
were considering especially important the chance to study in an international
Working Papers 1: Thematic approach to evaluating e-learning history.
The first publication of the project including the guidelines for analysis
of elearning history is available online. [See section publications.]
Fourth project meeting in Karlsruhe.
Project meeting in Karlsruhe concentrated on commenting and improving
the course area for the virtual pilot course of the project. We are
facing interesting tasks in the near future with international history
students gathering to study together a 5+ ECTS course on History and
CLIOHnet plenary meeting.
eHLEE was presented at the CLIOHnet plenary meeting in Pisa.
History and international collaboration.
Henri Terho presented eHLEE in the Finnish national CLIOHnet meeting
Third project meeting in Pisa.
Third project meeting by the magical leaning tower of Pisa was concentrating
on the matters of the pilot course. Course structure and the names of
the phases were modified and it was decided that there will be internal
and external evaluation of the course. There was also discussion about
the importance of tutor training. The first part of the training will
be held on May-July and the second part on September. Also discussion
about the follow-up projects was launched.
New Information Technologies and the future of the humanities.
David Sephton of Primrose Publishing presented eHLEE in the Czech national
Second project meeting in Bologna.
It was very inspiring to meet all the partners first time after
Uppsala meeting. Partners presented their situation concerning case
studies.The abstracts of the cases will be later put on the eHLEE www-pages.
Course structure was also discussed. Partners presented their ideas
and current planning stage for the pilot course. The course was renamed
as Identities in European history. The meeting schedule was updated.
There will be project meetings in Pisa (May 2005), Karlsruhe (Sep. 2005),
Alcalá (Jan. 2006) and Turku (Apr. 2006).
Theme number of Finnish ejournal Agricolan Tietosanomat covered
the issues of elearning history with three project members articles.
Click on: [http://agricola.utu.fi/tietosanomat/numero3-04/].
Henri Terho and Tapio Onnela presented eHLEE in international two-day
meeting on Medieval history.
Concertation meeting in Brussels.
Project coordinators Tapio Onnela and Henri Terho are presenting eHLEE
to other project coordinators of the eLearning programme.
First project meeting in Uppsala. Project was officially launched.
All the partners met for the first time in lovely Uppsala. The meeting
was very succesful and many important issues was discussed. The project
will produce publications about e-learning history. Also a pilot course
about culture and identities in European history will be made. The meeting
schedule was set. There will be project meetings in Bologna (Feb. 2005),
Pisa either Turku (Apr. 2005), Karlsruhe (Sep. 2005), Alcalá
(Jan. 2006) and Pisa either Turku (Apr. 2006).