A travel guide related with the trips and labours of Hercules has been created with the QR codes. The guide originally developed in English and then translated into Turkish, Spanish,Hungarian, Romanian and Italian. Each organisation has narrated the history and tourist attractions of area in their countries and then incorporated it to the CD both in English and in their mother tongue. Finally the final product has been distributed to the travel agencies at partner countries to be used for the tourists.
In Hungarian: https://issuu.com/tudas-alapitvany/docs/hercules-hu
An interactice Comics on the main theme ,12 labours of Hercules which he had achieved to be immortal travelling around Europe.The viewer/user are able to follow the story of Hercules through touching/clicking images and answering questions.These stories have also been supported by the students who had participated in the international teaching training activites held in different partner countries.
1st Labour of Hercules: https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/159529109/
2nd Labour of Hercules: https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/159529909/
3rd Labour of Hercules: https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/159531398/
4th Labour of Hercules: https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/159531927/
5th Labour of Hercules: https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/159532321/
6th Labour of Hercules: https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/159532733/
7th Labour of Hercules: https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/159533266/
8th Labour of Hercules: https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/159533806/
9th Labour of Hercules: https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/159534064/
10th Labour of Hercules: https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/159534461/
11th Labour of Hercules: https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/159534809/
12th Labour of Hercules: https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/159535252/
MOBILE GAME: TWELVE LABOURS OF HERCULES
To support teaching mythological story of 12 labours of Hercules,a mobile game has been developed.The mobile game was structured in a way that each labour is introduced within a level.The first parts of the game is a running game which represents the travels of Hercules from one place to another around Europe to achieve different labours.In the second parts,the game focuses on the labours which Hercules accomplished.According to the mythological story ,Hercules fights against the monsters to kill or capture them.The game starts with an animation to support users to acquire the mythological story of Hercules.
DATA COLLECTING PLATFORM
A data collecting platform has been created in the aim of collecting data from the project partners in order to monitor the project development and evaluate the project activities,including the feedbacks. The platform helps to collect information in various parts of the project to evaluate the development of the project by Multiple- choice and open –ended questionnaires.In the system, there are some special features such as; opening different questions clicking on the name of their organisations for project partners, uploading documents in different file formats on the platform, sending reminding e-mails to the partners who forgets to upload the reports.
The reports related with the data uploaded by the partners can be evaluated visually and verbally.With the help of the automatic graphics, it is possible to evaluate the answers of the questionnaires quickly. In developing the system, usability tests have been carried out getting reflection from the expertises in the field.
OPEN ONLINE COURSE: How to Integrate ICT into Classroom Practices
In order to favour the Integration of ICT into learning and teaching process via a learning management system (LMS), an open online course have been developed.The course provides the videos of the professors from Hacettepe University , who are the expertises in the area, supported by the visuals,worksheets and suppotive resources .With the participation of the teachers from the partner organisations,the course has been carried out in four weeks composed of the modules;
1-ICT Integration in Education
2-Planning for Integration
3-Development for Integration
4-Instruction and Reflection
The module started with the ICT Integration in Education and 21 Century skills of teachers and students and went on by effective learning environment and educational materials.In the following module, content on how to design technology integrated lesson plans has been presented to the teachers and they have been encouraged to prepare their own lesson plans.
On the platform,experts have given feedback to encourage teachers to revise their lesson plans and then teachers make reflections implementing their plans in their respective teaching experiences.In the process,teachers have been directed to enhance their ability and skills to develop their educational materials or select the tools they are planning to use in their lessons.To achieve this ,there has been sub activites and the process has been followed by the experts.
At the end of the course,teachers who have completed all the modules have obtained a certificate of attendance.
E-BOOK: Various Aspects of ICT Integration in Education
An E-book entitled “Various Aspects of ICT Integration in Education” focuses on the ICT integration in education has been created.The book has composed of 12 modules created by academicians from 10 different universities.
In the design process of the book, both theoretical and application framework has been taken into account and it has been aimed to correlate the relationship between theoretical structure and application.Originally developed in English, the book has been translated into Turkish to reach at wider audiences.
Editor: Prof. Dr. Yasemin Koçak Usluel
Table of Contents
Planning Implementation Evaluation (PIE) Model
Technology Integration into Curriculum in Different Countries
Designing an Exemplary Implementation Process for ICT Integration
Denizer YILDIRIM, Hatice ÇIRALI SARICA, Yasemin KOÇAK USLUEL
Enhanced Teachers’ Beliefs in the Technology Integration Process: Self-Regulated Learning
Esin ERGÜN Tülin HAŞLAMAN
The Integration of Mobile Applications into the Learning and Teaching Process: The Learning Experience Data Approach
Fatma BAYRAK, Melanie TOMASCHKO
Planning Integration of ICT into The Learning and Teaching Process: Lesson Plans
Integrating Learning Analytics into Teaching and Learning Process
A Professional Development Model Designed for ICT Integration
Nilüfer ATMAN USLU
The Integration of Information and Communication Technologies into the Learning and Teaching Process Based on the Example of a Workshop
Pınar NUHOĞLU KİBAR, Turgay BAŞ
ICT-Related Teacher Professional Development: Best Practices
Sarantos PSYCHARIS, Petros GEORGIAKAKIS, Eva SAKELLARIDI
Integration of ICT into Education within the Framework of an Erasmus+ Project
Selay ARKÜN KOCADERE
A Proposal for Technology Integration Process: Knowledge Building Model.
The e-book can be downloaded from the link: E-BOOK: Various Aspects of ICT Integration in Education [PDF]
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