The closing conference of the 'METHODS' (Modernization of teaching methodologies in higher education: EU experience for Jordan and Palestinian territory) project kicked off Thursday under the patronage of Higher Education Minister Prof. Walid Maani.
METHODS is a project on the modernization of higher education teaching methods in Jordan and Palestine.
The three-year project is coordinated by UJ in cooperation with 14 partner universities from Jordan, Europe and Palestine.
The project is co-funded by the European Union within the Erasmus Plus program.
During the conference, the 14 partner universities presented their experiences over three years.
The conference included a one-day session focused on discussing the outcomes of the project and its impact on the development of teaching and learning in all partner universities.
The project outcomes include the establishment of a blended learning training unit at UJ, an academic development unit at Birzeit University to develop the capacities of academic staff on the use of technology in education, the design and development of more than 32 courses based on modern teaching methods, in addition to the establishment of an e-learning platform and smart classrooms in the Jordanian and Palestinian partner universities, and the conclusion of cooperation agreements to facilitate the exchange of experiences and knowledge.