Educational innovation projects aim to develop innovative materials, methodologies and pedagogies that have a significant impact on the participating institutions, but also that many others at the international level can improve. The Seniors citizens’ university participates in European projects since 2005, these projects establish the priorities to ensure that the actions and activities carried out by the organizations go beyond a national context; based on new learning experiences, exchange of good practices and the realization of joint educational innovation projects with a European impact.
In November 2019, the LiveElearn project “Experiential online education for adults” began and will run until February 2022, coordinated by the Jaume I University of Castelló, Spain. An assessment tool has been created for students, teachers and organizations based on the DigComp and DigCompEdu competencies of the European Union.
This evaluation tool is not only used to show the level of technological and pedagogical competences but also to serve as a self-assessment, advice, recommendation and proposal of courses / activities presented through learning methods that constitute the final objective of the project: a face-to-face mixed education – online in which experience is the connecting factor, that is, favoring attitudes and aptitudes that go beyond the subject or course, but also make possible learning in online skills, social participation with colleagues, families and environment, in addition to favoring an impact on the student’s personal development.
During 9th – 10th November took place the working meeting between all the partners in Rome, where they shared and developed of the different phases of the project, testing of the evaluation tool and monitoring in the production of the methods of mixed education.