Leipzig-Germany, August 7-11, 2017
In the frame work of METHODS project, Hochschule für Technik, Wirtschaft und Kultur Leipzig (HTWK Leipzig) in collaboration with The University of Jordan, organized a 5-day training workshop about modern teaching methods on August 7-11, 2017, with the participation of 13 faculty members from the partner universities in Jordan and Palestine.
The workshop focused on many topics including European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Creative Commons License System, Learning Management System (LMS), and Using ICT in Education
The participants presented the progress in developing METHODS courses at their universities, and the strengths/weaknesses of implementation.
Many visits to educational centers in the university was conducted, to explore the European experience and best practices.
The workshop included a special session to discuss methods project sustainability.
On the final day of the workshop the project coordinator, Prof. Ahmed Al-Salaymeh presented an overview on METHODS project and next steps.
It is worth mentioning that HTWK Leipzig ranks among Germany’s largest universities of applied sciences. Education and teaching in HTWK is practice-oriented, career-relevant, performed in short and intense study courses leading to accredited bachelor and master degrees. All HTWK faculties are using ICT in education and training, meeting rapidly evolving industry needs, optimizing study and teaching of students for high-level professional practice in fields of engineering, business, social science and cultural studies and information sciences.