October 2016


EQTEL project: Study Tour Visit to Universitŕ degli Studi Guglielmo Marconi

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A 25-member delegation representing 7 higher education institutions in Jordan made a tour visit to Università degli Studi "Guglielmo Marconi", Rome, Italy in the period 2-5 October 2016. Participants discussed with European counterparts the progress made in delivering online courses in Jordanian universities along with the challenges and opportunities to improve quality assurance measures associated with their design and delivery to large number of students.

EQTeL (Enhancing Quality of Technology-Enhanced Learning at Jordanian Universities) is a project that comes under the European Union's TEMPUS 2013 programme, the aim of which is to reform and promote the modernisation of higher education in countries associated with the European Union.

The aim of the project is to develop key performance indicators for technology enhanced learning models (TeL) in Jordan that are applicable at international level and, in accordance with the Bologna Process, in the European Union.

The project is coordinated by the Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT), Jordan.

AQU Catalunya and ENQA participate in the project as partners and are responsible for designing and running staff trainings for the development of quality assurance systems in universities in Jordan. The Open University of Catalonia (UOC) also participates in the project.


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