An-Najah Participates in a Three-Day Workshop on TAP Project
To provide on capacity building on online curriculum design, a three-day workshop on TAP Project ‘Transforming Assessment Practices in Large Enrollment First Year Education’ was implemented from 30th January to 1stFebruary, 2019 in Athens, Greece. Main emphasis of the workshop was given on developing curriculum mapping with online content creation and the intellectual property laws, and open source material use. 12 participants from 4 Palestinian universities in the West Bank and Gaza Strip including An-Najah National University participated in the training.
The workshop was led by a group of professors including Dr. Briony Supple & Dr. Laura Lee, from UCC, Ireland and Prof. Titular Derecho Internacional Privado, from University of Alicante, Spain.
On the first day, Dr. Briony Supple & Dr. Laura Lee, from UCC, Ireland, introduced methods and facilitated activities on curriculum mapping and on upgrading the technology tools usage. The participants had the opportunity on mapping their courses delivery techniques, both conventionally and digitally, entailing significant changes for better course-mapping.
On the second day of training, Prof. Titular Derecho Internacional Privado, from University of Alicante, delivered training on:
- Intellectual property
- IP-related Aspects of Education
- Open Content and Open Access
- How to use Exceptions to Copyright and Contents in Open Access to Configure a Training Course
On the final day, the participants were trained on the instructional video creation tools such as Camtasia Studio, they will work on producing their own instructional videos for the TAP courses.
The participants were trained on recoding, editing and production options which can support designing a full range of lessons and activities.
At the end of the workshop, the participants requested follow up training on instructional video production tools to organized in Brizeit University in the West Bank and the University College of Applied Science in Gaza.