Title: Using effective and adequate IT tools for developing teachers' skills

Authors: Eugenia Smyrnova-Trybulska; Nataliia Morze; Tatiana Pavlova; Piet A.M. Kommers; Iryna Sekret

Addresses: The Faculty of Ethnology and Sciences of Education in Cieszyn, University of Silesia, Bielska 62, Cieszyn 43-400, Poland ' Borys Grinchenko Kiyv University, 18/2 Vorovskogo Str., Ukraine ' Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, Nab. R. Moiki, 48, Saint-Petersburg, Russia ' University of Twente, P.O. Box 217, Enschede 7500 AE, The Netherlands ' Abant Izzet Baysal University, Golly Yerleskesi, Bolu 14280, Turkey

Abstract: This article describes preliminary results of the implementation of Work Package 4 'Selection and testing new IT tools' within the framework of the international research network IRNet (www.irnet.us.edu.pl) and by researchers from partner institutions from Portugal, Poland, Ukraine, Russia, Czech Republic, the Netherlands and Turkey. These results relate to an analysis and study of a category of IT tools for making presentations and didactic videos, for formative continuous assessment (real-life and online), remote collaborative work and virtual meetings, virtual rooms, learning management systems for educational process support, online tutoring and social media. The package period has been divided into main stages: 1-5.

Keywords: didactic video; formative continuous assessment (presence and online); LMS system; online tutoring; presentation; remote collaborative work and virtual meetings; social media; virtual rooms.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCEELL.2017.084841

International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning, 2017 Vol.27 No.3, pp.219 - 245

Available online: 04 Apr 2017 *

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