INNOVATIVE METHODS OF TEACHING AND TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENTS IN HIGHER EDUCATION (IMTTA 2020)
DECEMBER 15th, 2020
The International Conference on Innovative Methods of Teaching and Technological Advancements in Higher Education is organized by the European University (Tbilisi, Georgia) in collaboration with Kutaisi University (Kutaisi, Georgia).
“The Challenges and Solutions of Online Teaching and Learning”
Daniela Popa is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences at Transylvania University of Brasov (Romania). She obtained her PhD degree in Education Sciences from the University of Bucharest (Romania). Her research interests include: learning differences; teacher education; online teaching and learning; higher education; education research; students with learning difficulties; educational psychology. She is the author of more than sixty scientific papers and numerous book chapters.
DIANA MESQUITA AND RUI M. LIMA
“Teacher’s Role in Active Learning in Higher Education: Project-Based Learning in Practice”
Diana Mesquita is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Education and Psychology, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Portugal). She obtained her PhD degree in Education Sciences from the University of Minho (Portugal). Her research interests include: Teachers’ Professional Development, Curriculum Innovation, Educational Leadership, Active Learning and Engineering Education. She has vast experience in training activities (design, development and evaluation) at schools, higher education institutions, and companies. During her academic path, she was involved in 13 research projects carried out in Portugal and abroad (Russia, Tajikistan, Thailand, Chile, Brazil, and Colombia). She has more than 75 publications in scientific journals, conferences, and book chapters.
Rui M. Lima is an Associate Professor of the Department of Production and Systems and a member of the School of Engineering of University of Minho (Portugal). He is currently involved in international projects with universities of eight different countries from Europe, Asia and South America. In these areas of activity, he has more than 160 publications in journals, conferences and book chapters. He is a member of the Consultative Committee on the UNESCO research center UCPBL. During the last years, he delivered more than 40 workshops in more than 20 Higher Education institutions in several countries, on Active Learning and Project-Based Learning for teachers.
“Increasing the Effectiveness of Teaching Through Digital Technologies in Higher Education”
Tamar Kerdzaia is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law, Humanitarian and Social Sciences, European University (Georgia). She is the Chair of the Education Committee of the Business Leaders Federation “Women for the Future”. Her research interests include: methods of teaching and learning; higher education management, higher education policy, and curriculum development.
The conference program and the Book of Abstracts is available here: Book of abstracts