"E-Learning Network Integrated Watershed Management"

Project Type

Capacity building and networking for and among academicians for e-learning and Integrated Watershed Management

Partner

Freie Universität Berlin (Applicant), Germany; Kenyatta Univeristy, Kenya; German-Kazakh-Univeristy, Kazakhstan; IWM Expert GmbH, Germany

Management

IWM Expert GmbH contracted by Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin, Institute of Physical Geography

Duration

January 2011 - December 2014

Location

Germany, Kazakhstan, Kenya

Funding

Phase I, Volume: 180.000 € (150.000 € funded by the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD | 30.000 € contribution of Freie Univeristät Berlin)
Phase II, Volume: 280.000 € (225.000 € funded by the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD | 55.000 € contribution of Freie Univeristät Berlin)

Objectives

Building competences for e-learning and networking with focus on Integrated Watershed Management at two partner universities, one in East Africa and one in Central Asia. Participants came from the existing DAAD Alumni networks in East Africa and Central Asia and served as multipliers and mentors for their universities.

Activities

Conduction of seven workshops, each of one week in Germany, Kazakhstan and Kenya; participants learned e-learning concepts and methodologies and developed e-learning materials for Integrated Watershed Management. Parallel online activities to foster communication and knowledge sharing within the network.

Archievments

Approx. 50 Alumni of the German Academic Exchange Service have been trained in e-learning, develoment of concepts and materials, handling different content and learning management systems. Developed materials contributed to the e-learning wegpage
www.iwm-network.org

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