ERIC Number: ED480329
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Distance Learning. Leonardo da Vinci Series: Good Practices.
Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium). Directorate-General for Education and Culture.
This brochure, part of a series about good practices in vocational training in the European Union, describes 12 projects that use distance learning to promote lifelong learning in adults. The projects and their countries of origin are as follows: (1) 3D Project, training in the use of IT tools for 3D simulation and animation and practical applications in architecture, industry, and graphics projects from Spain; (2) Multipalio, a European network of qualifications for teachers and trainers in open and distance learning from Italy; (3) Interfoc, Internet training of occasional trainers in businesses from France; (4) Electron, distance teaching and lifelong learning in the electronics sector with the development and use of updated tools for information networks from Greece; (5) AYTEM, support for young teachers on the training market via distance learning from Lithuania; (6) Multiformat Technical and Business English, an open and distance learning program from Finland; (7) a multimedia hypertext navigation system for distance learning from Ireland; (8) Material for open and distance learning in powder metallurgy at the European level; (9) Flexiform, the use of new technologies for flexible and distance continuous vocational training in environmental protection and forestry occupations in France; (10) university/industry cooperation in designing pilot self-training courses in the area of continuous training in engineering in Portugal; (11) distance courses in management control in Italy; and (12) Bayer International Management Simulation, business management self-training programs at the workplace and by distance learning in Germany. All project descriptions include contacts for more information. (MO)
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Business English, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Uses in Education, Distance Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Technology, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Independent Study, Lifelong Learning, Management Development, Open Education, Partnerships in Education, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Professional Continuing Education, Teacher Education, Teacher Qualifications, Web Based Instruction
For full text: http://europa.eu.int/comm/dgs/education_culture/publ/pdf/leo4/en. pdf.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium). Directorate-General for Education and Culture.
Identifiers - Location: European Union