Last weekend (June 29 - July 01, 2018) the ECLL took place in Brighton, UK. The 'proPIC Europa' project was represented through Götz Schwab, who introduced and presented the project to an international audience on Saturday.
From Monday (18 June 2018) until Wednesday (20 June 2018) the proPIC team met again at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in the UK.
After a short overview of the development of the project as well as the general project management, the focus soon shifted towards the content. On the First day the partners presented each other the implementation of the developed study programme at their university.
The evening was spent at the riverside of Newcastle in a nice Italian restaurant.
On Tuesday the partners worked in international pairs to give feedback on the interactive tutorials produced by the different partner universities. In an open and very constructive discussion the content of the tutorials was adapted and the order of the tutorials was rearranged to fit to the study programme. After discussing the organization and the financing of the study week, the partners headed to Durham. Where Paul Seedhouse gave them a tour of the city as well as the cathedral.
After talking about the study week in more detail and the implementation of the ePortfolios in the project, Mareike Oesterle, Isabel Murillo Wilstermann and Azahara Cuesta García presented their PhDs.
It was a very productive meeting and great seeing everyone again. A big 'thank you' to our hosts in Newcastle - Paul Seedhouse and Elizabeth Hidson!
It has been a very productive and interesting second proPIC Europa seminar at the University of Education Karlsruhe - talking about how to integrate practitioner research in language teaching and learning here in our context of primary and secondary education in Baden-Württemberg. The students started working on their own research projects by formulating research questions and trying out different research frameworks. Thanks to all the students who are taking part in our course, you’ve done a great job so far and we are looking forward to your research projects and innovative products!
On Friday 19 April 2018 course I started at the University of Education Karlsruhe. Eighteen students joined the seminar on Friday in the afternoon and on Saturday. The students were introduced to different digital tools and already started to collaborate with the other partner institutions via slack. We are looking forward to continue this course in June. Meanwhile, the students will work on interactive tutorials.
Today we had our second online meeting. It was great seeing everyone again and to welcome a new team member!
We talked about different aspects of the project management, as well as specified aspects of the study programme.
The proPIC team wishes a 'Merry Christmas' and a 'Happy New Year'! We are looking forward to continue our work next year and to start our first courses at the partner universities!
During the last days the kick off meeting took place at the University of Education Karlsruhe. For three days the international project team work on the development of the proPIC Europa project.
While at the beginning the focus was on the project management it soon shifted to the content of the project:
In the evenings the team enjoyed different social activities to get to know Karlsruhe as well as the German culture, regional foods and drinks.