eHoop_Overall project presentation v1

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e-Hoop
Unifying learning differences
What is the e-Hoop project?
e-Hoop project aims to create a universal,
dynamic and adaptable e-learning
environment able to offer free personalized
training solutions to all learners regardless of
their learning, cultural and social background.
A Universal Learning
Environment
The universal learning environment will be
based on an open source training platform that
will apply to different cultural and learning
styles, and will allow the adaptation of
learning content based on the individual learner
characteristics via learners’ classification. The
learning environment aims to fully exploit
broadband technologies and paradigms.
Benefits
 Free personalized training, to all learners of all
ages especially those who face high risk of social
and cultural exclusion
 The platform is under an open source license
facilitating extension and modification, allowing
to every educator and learner to benefit from it
 Educators can upload their own Learning
Objects to the platform thus supporting the
concept of personalized learning
Benefits (2)
A fun learning environment that engages
learners thus decreasing dropout rates
Provision of diagnostic tools enabling
learners to adapt their learning experience, to
their individual needs.
Target Groups
The learning
platform aims to
address people of
all ages and types
with special
provision to
socially and/or
culturally
excluded people.
The e-Hoop platform
The e-Hoop platform has two separate aspects:
1. Educators’ aspect
- it provides to educators an administrative
control panel in which they can upload
their learning objects in a media library,
create their courses, lessons and quizzes,
manage groups of students, and also
students’ and teachers’ individual profiles.
The e-Hoop platform
The e-Hoop platform has two separate aspects:
2. Learners’ aspect.
- Learners’ are allowed to participate in
courses and quizzes, receive feedback
for their progress and be active users
during the educational process.
Assessment tools
The following assessment tools will be used to
produce learner’s profile:
1. Self-Declaration
-
Simple declaration of certain conditions
2. MAPS
- The tests selected for the e-Hoop platform include
short-term visual and auditory memory and visual and
auditory discrimination.
Assessment tools
The following assessment tools will be used to
produce learner’s profile:
3. VARK (http://www.vark-learn.com/english/index.asp )
- Profiling learning preferences
4. Honey/Mumford Learning Styles
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Learning_styles)
- Differentiates between activist, reflector, theorist or
pragmatist
Assessment tools
Piloting
Target Country
Target Group
CY
DE
FI
GR
LT
TOTAL
Schools
5
4
4
3
4
(NOT Primary Schools)
20
Educators
8
8
8
10
8
42
>20
>20
>20
>20
>20
100
Special Educators
5
5
5
5
5
25
Students with Special
Needs
5
20
5
5
(10 Older People with
Visual Impairments)
5
50
Students
(number can be easily
higher if an educator
involves the entire class)
Who are we…
 Multinational Consortium - Greece, Cyprus,
Germany, Lithuania, Finland
 Six Partners
-
Hellenic Open University (HOU)
Cyprus Neuroscience & Technology Institute
(CNTI, Coordinator)
Favinom Consultancies (FC)
New Technologies and Learning in Europe (NTL)
Youth Career and Advising Center (JKC)
Dafnord Association
More Information…
Website – www.e-Hoop.info
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/eHoopProject
Email – [email protected] & [email protected]
From the e-Hoop team a big:
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