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Video-Supported Education Alliance

ViSuAL project at EAPRIL 2019

ViSuAL project had a very successful spotlight symposium session at EAPRIL 2019 with more than 50 participants. Margus Pedaste gave a short introduction to the project and its pedagogical approach. This was followed by introduction and discussion of six experiments. After that, project coordinator Frank de Jong led a general discussion. See more at: Presentation …

Improving work-life leadership with video reflections – managing YZ-generations

Videos have been proposed to promote reflective processing that may result in changing one’s communication and interaction practices in social situations. Therefore, videos may be utilized to support recognition of individual attitudes behind the leadership practices in work-related social situations with different generations. In this still ongoing study at JAMK University of Applied Sciences in …

ViSuAL project meetings in Tartu, Estonia (November 2019)

The ViSuAL project team gathered in Tartu, Estonia on 25 – 26 November 2019 to work together again. Several meetings took place during two days and very interesting steps were taken at the co-creation of the Business-University model and the pedagogical model.

Videos and reflective analysis of one’s teaching: Competence development in teacher education

Video can be a powerful tool for professional development. We conducted a qualitative exploratory study investigating the meaning of video recordings and structured reflective analysis of one’s own teaching practice as a tool for vocational and professional teacher (VPT) development. The data was collected from one VPT-student group (n=14) at a university of applied sciences …

Recording session with teacher Angélica’s students

This was the first session completely dedicated to help students from one of the five groups that teacher Angélica decided to create to organize the workflow. It was very interesting to observe how the students organized themselves and divided the tasks they had to do. It seemed a little bit harder at the beginning when …

Workshop with student-teachers on seizing IRIS Connect

In this workshop we gathered the student-teachers that have been working with us in this experimentation using the IRIS Connect platform and helped them seizing it the best way possible. We edited, shared and commented some of the videos the student-teachers have been collecting during their daily practice and the discussion that took place on …

Sharing what was collected in their research

Today the students were given the opportunity to collaborate and create the first video ever. In this video they were supposed to help their peers learn about the most important things each group of students found with their research. It was very interesting to see how engaged and happy all the students were during the …

Work session with teacher Angélica’s students

Today we had our second session with teacher Angélica’s primary students. Since it is Halloween we’ve all decided to take this chance to learn a little bit more about it, so we collected some videos focused on explaining the history about the origin of the Halloween tradition. Students watched the videos and after that they …

Seminar “In search of lost emotions” at University of Évora

This afternoon the ViSuAL research members from University of Évora attended a very interesting seminar in which the discussion focused on the different challenges teachers face nowadays in their daily practices. There were two interventions from university teachers and we all got the chance to hear their experiences. After that a debate took place.

ViSuAL project promotional video

We’ve just released a promotional video regarding the partnership between Higher Education Institutions and Companies in the ViSuAL Project. To see more videos about ViSuAL project, please visit the project´s YouTube channel.