JOVITAL: Jordan Opportunity for Virtual Innovative Teaching And Learning
October 2017 - Present
German Jordanian University (GJU)
Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT)
Mednarodna Fakulteta Za Druzbene In Poslovne Studije Zavod (MFZD)
Unione Delle Universita Del Meditteraneo (UNIMED)
Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST)
Arab Open University (AOU)
Al-hussein Bin Talal University (ABTU)
Tafila Technical University (TTU)
Dr. Katherine Wimpenny
Enable academic staff to purposefully use social technologies for teaching. Design and implement problem-‐based learning courses and cases. Transfer academic best practices from HEI in programme countries. Help Jordanian HEI to develop effective internationalisation strategies. Provide Jordanian students with international experience at their home HEI. Integrate Jordanian HEI in a global network for "Virtual Mobility".
Supporting Jordanian HEIs in designing and implementing effective ICT-based internationalisation at home activities and integrating them in a global network for "Virtual Mobility"
Build capacity at Jordanian HEI for collaborative academic practices
Introduce and promote modern teaching and learning methodologies
Modernise HE teaching practices in Jordan with innovative technologies
Increase relevance of HE through application-‐oriented curriculum
Open-‐up HE to integrate refugees and disadvantaged learner group
Address limited physical academic mobility between Jordan and the EU
Augment internationalisation at home with "Virtual Mobility"
- In September 2019, Coventry University's Centre for Global Learning hosted an observation visit with 31 staff arriving from the five Jordanian Universities of the JOVITAL project, to observe how Collaborative Online International Learning projects (COIL) are created and delivered at Coventry University.
- Testimonial videos from the visit to Coventry University.